The Last Time I Cried Lyrics

Chris de Burgh


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Chris De Burgh
album: Track 13 in album Flying Colours
release date: 1988-10-3
popularity : 37 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Ballad
length: 6:17
composer: Chris de Burgh
lyricist: Chris de Burgh

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Chris de Burgh Flying Colours cover art
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The last time I cried, I was sitting home,
And it was deep in the night,
Staring at the shadows and the flickering lights,
Giving all that I had, to take them away,
Giving all that I had, to make them pay;

The last time I cried, I could see the people,
Long ago in the rain,
Waiting as the soldiers put them all on a train,
And the hands on the bars, the eyes full of tears,
And the word is the same, for a thousand years,

Eli Eli Lama, oh Lord, you have forsaken me,
Eli Eli Lama, oh Lord, you have forsaken me;

The last time I cried, I could not believe it,
When I held on a face,
Staring at a soldier with his gun in the rain,
It was the face of a child, my child here asleep,
And the soldier who smiled, the man was me,

Eli Eli Lama, oh Lord, you have forsaken me,
Eli Eli Lama, oh why, have you forsaken me?

Eli Eli Lama, oh Lord, you have forsaken me,

The last time I cried, the last time I cried,
The last time I cried, the last time I cried,
The last time I cried, the last time I cried,
The last time I cried, the last time I cried,
The last time.


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Sailing Away
  • 2 Carry Me (Like a Fire in Your Heart)
  • 3 Tender Hands
  • 4 A Night on the River
  • 5 Leather on My Shoes
  • 6 Suddenly Love
  • 7 Simple Truth (A Child Is Born)
  • 8 Missing You
  • 9 I’m Not Scared Anymore
  • 10 Don’t Look Back
  • 11 Just a Word Away
  • 12 The Risen Lord
  • 13 The Last Time I Cried