Christmas Truce

Album: The War to End All Wars (2021)
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  • Silence
    Oh, I remember the silence
    On a cold winter day
    After many months on the battlefield
    And we were used to the violence
    Then all the cannons went silent
    And the snow fell
    Voices sang to me from no man's land
    We are all
    We are all
    We are all
    We are all friends

    And today we're all brothers
    Tonight we're all friends
    A moment of peace in a war that never ends
    Today we're all brothers
    We drink and unite
    Now Christmas has arrived and the snow turns the ground white
    Hear carols from the trenches
    We sing O Holy Night
    Our guns laid to rest among snowflakes
    A Christmas in the trenches
    A Christmas on the front far from home

    Madness (madness)
    Oh, I remember the sadness (sadness)
    We were hiding our tears (hiding our tears)
    In a foreign land where we faced our fears (faced our fears)
    We were soldiers (soldiers)
    Carried the war on our shoulders (shoulders)
    For our nations (nations)
    Is that why we bury our friends? (Bury our friends)
    We were all
    We were all
    We were all
    We were all friends (yes, we were friends)

    And today we're all brothers
    Tonight we're all friends
    A moment of peace in a war that never ends
    Today we're all brothers
    We drink and unite
    Now Christmas has arrived and the snow turns the ground white
    Hear carols from the trenches
    We sing O Holy Night
    Our guns laid to rest among snowflakes
    A Christmas in the trenches
    A Christmas on the front far from home

    We were all
    We were all
    We were all
    We were all friends (yes, we were friends)
    And today we're all brothers
    Tonight we're all friends
    A moment of peace in a war that never ends
    Today we're all brothers
    We drink and unite
    Now Christmas has arrived and the snow turns the ground white
    A Christmas on the frontline
    We walk among our friends
    We don't think about tomorrow
    The battle will commence
    When we celebrated Christmas
    We thought about our friends
    Those who never made it home
    When the battle had commenced Writer/s: Joakim Brodén, Pär Sundström
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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