Immigrant Lyrics

Sade


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Helen Adu, Janusz Podrazik
album: Track 9 in album Lovers Rock
release date: 1999-11-30
popularity : 9 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Jazz Reggae Funk / Soul Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Downtempo/Lovers Rock/Soul/Smooth Jazz
length: 3:48

Cover Art

Sade Lovers Rock cover art
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Coming from where he did
He was turned away from every door like Joseph
To even the toughest among us
That would be too much

He didn´t know what it was to be black
´Til they gave him his change
But didn´t want to touch his hand
To even the toughest among us
That would be too much

Isn´t it just enough
How hard it is to live
Isn´t it hard enough
Just to make it through a day

The secret of their fear and their suspicion
Standing there looking like an angel
In his brown shoes, his short suit
His white shirt and his cuffs a little frayed

Coming from where he did
He was such a dignified child
To even the toughest among us
That would be too much

Isn´t it just enough
How hard it is to live
Isn´t it hard enough
Just to make it through a day

Coming from where he did
He was turned away from every door like Joseph
To even the toughest among us
That would be too much

He didn´t know what it was to be black
´Til they gave him his change
But didn´t want to touch his hand
To even the toughest among us
That would be too much


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 By Your Side
  • 2 Flow
  • 3 King of Sorrow
  • 4 Somebody Already Broke My Heart
  • 5 All About Our Love
  • 6 Slave Song
  • 7 The Sweetest Gift
  • 8 Every Word
  • 9 Immigrant
  • 10 Lovers Rock
  • 11 It's Only Love That Gets You Through