War Child Lyrics

The Cranberries

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Dolores Mary O'Riordan
album: Track 5 in album To the Faithful Departed
release date: 1996-4-19
popularity : 57 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock
length: 3:51
producer: The Cranberries and Bruce Fairbairn
conductor: Michael Kamen
mixer: Mike Plotnikoff
engineer: Mike Plotnikoff
strings arranger: Michael Kamen
composer: Dolores O’Riordan
lyricist: Dolores O’Riordan

Album Information

label: Island
country(area): Japan
format: CD
barcode: 4988011348686
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Cranberries To the Faithful Departed cover art

Lyrics

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Who will save the war child baby? Who controls the
key?
The web we weave is thick and sordid, fine by me
At times of war, we're all the losers, there's no victory
We'll shoot to kill and kill your lover, fine by me

War child, victim of political pride
Plant the seed, territorial greed
Mind the war child, we should mind the war child
I spent last winter in New York, and came upon a man
He was sleeping on the streets and homeless,
he said "I fought in Vietnam"
Beneath his shirt he wore the mark, he bore the bark
with pride
A two inch deep incision carved, into his side

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Hollywood
  • 2 Salvation
  • 3 When You’re Gone
  • 4 Free to Decide
  • 5 War Child
  • 6 Forever Yellow Skies
  • 7 The Rebels
  • 8 Intermission
  • 9 I Just Shot John Lennon
  • 10 Electric Blue
  • 11 I’m Still Remembering
  • 12 Will You Remember?
  • 13 Joe
  • 14 The Picture I View
  • 15 Cordell
  • 16 Bosnia