Cinnamon Girl

Album: Musicology (2004)
Charted: 43
  • As war drums beat in Babylon
    Cinnamon girl starts to pray
    I've never heard a prayer like this 1
    Never before that day

    Tearful words of love for people she had never met before
    Asking God to grant them mercy in this face of a holy war

    Cinnamon Girl

    Cinnamon Girl of mixed heritage
    Never knew the meaning of color lines
    Nine one one turned that all around
    When she got accused of this crime

    So began the mass illusion, war on terror alibi
    What's the use when the god of confusion keeps on telling the same lie?

    Cinnamon Girl

    Don't cry, don't shed no tears
    1 night won't make us feel
    Cause we know how this movie's ending

    Cinnamon Girl

    As war drums beat in Babylon
    And scorch the blood red sky
    Militants bomb the foreign gun
    Both sides truly die

    Cinnamon girl opens the book she knows will settle all the scores
    Then she prays after the war that there will not be anymore

    Cinnamon Girl Writer/s: Prince Rogers Nelson
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Leo from Westminster 1, MdPrince is right on target here in Cinnamon Girl-a harrowing rocker about armageddon and 9/11. Something's gotta give, he seems to cry out. If we don't right the wrongs of this world, look what we have done! Is this a world or a planet we've created? If so, we must find new answers! Prince's guitar will find a way because he has shown that religion and rock & roll can co-exist as one. Rock On, Prince!
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