Sister of Mercy

Album: Into the Gap (1984)
Charted: 11
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  • She lives in a big white house
    The rooms are lemon and she's devoted to life
    of keeping this house just right, ooh, ooh
    The weekends are perfectly nice ooh, ooh
    And she doesn't talk when he comes home at night
    Twenty five years she's just the same
    She's a lonely woman, quiet in her ways
    Then he comes home one night
    She kills him with a knife
    Now she's the one who's a living in paradise
    (chorus)
    (Sister of mercy) No sister of mercy
    Oh don't cry for me
    (sister of mercy) No sister of mercy
    It's all alright for me
    Now she sits in a big white chair
    In a room that's not so different to the one back there
    She turns her face to the light
    But she is blinded by her life
    You can hear her cry alone at night
    (REPEAT CHORUS)
    So have mercy on that woman you don't know the way it's been
    You don't know the trouble her eyes have seen
    Can you feel the kiss of life when you come home at night?
    Well, you better not turn your back on a paradise
    (REPEAT CHORUS)
    Sister of mercy (Sister of mercy)
    Sister of mercy oh, oh
    Sister of mercy (Sister of mercy)
    Sister of mercy oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
    (REPEAT CHORUS x 2)
    Writer/s: ALANNAH JOY CURRIE, JOSEPH MARTIN LEEWAY, TOM BAILEY
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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