UB40 - Desert Sand Lyrics

UB40 Promises and Lies cover art
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You tell me there's no darkness
While the sun shines down on you
And just because your life is peaceful
There's no fighting left to do
For every cup that runneth over
Many more are filled with pain
You talk to me of sunshine
When it's pouring down with rain

Just because you can't see it
Doesn't mean it isn't there
Just because it can't touch you
Doesn't mean you shouldn't care
For every life that's lit with love
Many more are racked with pain
You talk to me of sunshine
When it's pouring down with rain


It's a long black night, good people
Descended on our land
Share your light
Make a flower grow
In the desert sand
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 C’est la vie
  • 2 Desert Sand
  • 3 Promises and Lies
  • 4 Bring Me Your Cup
  • 5 Higher Ground
  • 6 Reggae Music
  • 7 Can’t Help Falling in Love
  • 8 Now and Then
  • 9 Things Ain’t Like They Used to Be
  • 10 It’s a Long Long Way
  • 11 Sorry

  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Ali Campbell, Brian Travers, Earl Falconer, Jim Brown, Michael Virtue, Norman Hassan, Robin Campbell, Terrence Oswald Wilson
    album: Track 2 in album Promises and Lies
    release date: 1993-7-12
    popularity : 61 users have visited this page.
    genres: Reggae Pop
    styles: Reggae/Dancehall/Reggae-Pop
    length: 4:49
    Album Information
    label: Virgin
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 077778822929
    script: Latin