7 Seconds

Album: Man (1994)
Charted: 3 98
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  • Boul ma sene, boul ma guiss madi re nga fokni mane
    Khamouma li neka thi sama souf ak thi guinaw
    Beugouma kouma khol oaldine yaw li neka si yaw
    Mo ne si man, li ne si mane moye dilene diapale

    Roughneck and rudeness,
    We should be using, on the ones who practice wicked charms
    For the sword and the stone
    Bad to the bone
    Battle is not over
    Even when it's won
    And when a child is born into this world
    It has no concept
    Of the tone the skin it's living in
    It's not a second

    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waiting
    It's not a second
    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waiting
    I'll be waiting
    I'll be waiting

    J'assume les raisons qui nous poussent de changer tout,
    J'aimerais qu'on oublie leur couleur pour qu'ils esperent
    Beaucoup de sentiments de race qui font qu'ils desesperent
    Je veux les portes grandements ouvertes,
    Des amis pour parler de leur peine, de leur joie
    Pour qu'ils leur filent des infos qui ne divisent pas
    Changer

    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waiting
    It's not a second
    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waiting
    I'll be waiting
    I'll be waiting

    And when a child is born into this world
    It has no concept
    Of the tone the skin it's living in
    And there's a million voices
    And there's a million voices
    To tell you what she should be thinking
    So you better sober up for just a second

    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waiting
    It's not a second
    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waiting
    It's not a second
    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waiting

    It's not a second
    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waiting
    It's not a second
    7 seconds away
    Just as long as I stay
    I'll be waitingWriter/s: CAMERON MCVEY, JONATHAN SHARP, NENEH CHERRY, YOUSSOU N'DOUR
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management
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Comments: 1

  • Stafler from Durban, South AfricaEven though i can't understand french and wolof, i love those lyrics so much. IT IS ONE OF BEST DUETS EVER.
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