Strange Fruit

UB40

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album: Track in album Signing Off
release date: 1980-8-29
popularity : 12 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Reggae
styles: Reggae/Dub
length: 4:02

Album Information

label: Graduate Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

UB40 Signing Off cover art

Lyrics

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Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze

The bulging eyes and the twisted mouth
Then the sudden smell of burning flesh.
Here is a fruit for the crow to pluck
For the sun to rot, for the trees to drop
Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze

The bulging eyes and the twisted mouth
Then the sudden smell of burning flesh.
Here is a fruit for the crow to pluck
For the sun to rot, for the trees to drop

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Tyler
  • 2 King
  • 3 12 Bar
  • 4 Burden of Shame
  • 5 Adella
  • 6 I Think It’s Going to Rain Today
  • 7 25%
  • 8 Food for Thought
  • 9 Little by Little
  • 10 Signing Off
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Madam Medusa
  • 2 Strange Fruit
  • 3 Reefer Madness