The Forgotten Years

Album: Blue Sky Mining (1990)
Charted: 97
  • Few of the sins of the father are visited upon the son
    Hearts have been hard our hands have been clenched in a fist too long
    Our sons will never be soldiers our daughters will never need guns
    These are the years between
    These are the years that were hard fought and won
    Contracts torn at the edges old signatures stained with tears
    Seasons of war and grace these should not be forgotten years
    Still it aches like tetanus it reeks of politics
    How many dreams remain? This is a feeling too strong to contain

    The hardest years the darkest years the roarin' years the fallen years
    These should not be forgotten years

    The hardest years the wildest years the desperate and divided years
    We will remember these should not be forgotten years

    Our shoreline was never invaded our country was never in flames
    This is the calm we breathe this is a feeling too strong to contain
    Still it aches like tetanus it reeks of politics
    Signatures stained with tears who can remember
    We've got to remember

    The hardest years the darkest years..
    Forsaking aching breaking years the time and tested heartbreak years
    These should not be forgotten years
    The blinded years the binded years the desperate and divided years
    These should not be forgotten years remember

Comments: 1

  • Chris from Germany NICE song. elements of the song like lyrics and the beginning are strong.
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