Tracy Chapman - Why Lyrics

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Why do the babies starve
When there's enough food to feed the world
Why when there are so many of us
Are there people still alone

Why are the missiles called peace keepers
When they're aimed to kill
Why is a woman still not safe
When she's in her home

Love is hate
War is peace
No is yes
And we're all free

But somebody's gonna have to answer
The time is coming soon
Amidst all these questions and contradictions
There are some who seek the truth

But somebody's gonna have to answer
The time is coming soon
When the blind remove their blinders
And the speechless speak the truth
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Talkin’ Bout a Revolution
  • 2 Fast Car
  • 3 Across the Lines
  • 4 Behind the Wall
  • 5 Baby Can I Hold You
  • 6 Mountains o’ Things
  • 7 She’s Got Her Ticket
  • 8 Why?
  • 9 For My Lover
  • 10 If Not Now…
  • 11 For You
  • Credits
    album: Track 8 in album Tracy Chapman
    release date: 1988-4-1
    popularity : 400 users have visited this page.
    length: 2:07
    producer: David Kershenbaum
    drums: Denny Fongheiser
    vocal: Tracy Chapman
    mixer: Kevin Smith
    engineer: Kevin Smith
    electric guitar: Jack Holder
    bass: Larry Klein
    Hammond organ: Jack Holder
    acoustic guitar: Tracy Chapman
    percussion: Paulinho da Costa and Denny Fongheiser
    composer: Tracy Chapman
    lyricist: Tracy Chapman
    Album Information
    label: Elektra
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 7559607742
    script: Latin