The Rape of the World Lyrics

Tracy Chapman


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Tracy L Chapman
album: Track 7 in album New Beginning
release date: 1995-11-10
popularity : 90 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Pop Rock
length: 7:11
producer: Don Gehman and Tracy Chapman
mixer: Don Gehman
engineer: Don Gehman
assistant engineer: Kevin Scott, Doug Trantow and John Ewing, Jr.
composer: Tracy Chapman
lyricist: Tracy Chapman

Album Information

label: Elektra Entertainment
country(area): Germany
format: CD
barcode: 075596185028
script: Latin

Cover Art

Tracy Chapman New Beginning cover art


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Mother of us all
Place of our birth
How can we stand aside
And watch the rape of the wold

This the beginning of the end
This the most heinous of crimes
This the deadliest of sins
The greatest violation of all time

Mother of us all
Place of our birth
We all are witness
To the rape of the world


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Heaven’s Here on Earth
  • 2 New Beginning
  • 3 Smoke and Ashes
  • 4 Cold Feet
  • 5 At This Point in My Life
  • 6 The Promise
  • 7 The Rape of the World
  • 8 Tell It Like It Is
  • 9 Give Me One Reason
  • 10 Remember the Tinman
  • 11 I’m Ready