Desert Sand Lyrics

UB40


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terrence Oswald Wilson
album: Track 2 in album Promises and Lies
release date: 1993-7-12
popularity : 1 users have visited this page.
length: 4:49

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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


(CHORUS)

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

  • 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