The Earth Dies Screaming Lyrics


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: James Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue
album: Track 9 in album The UB40 File
release date: 1985
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
length: 5:03

Cover Art

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A warm dry wind is all that breaks the silence,
The highways quiet scars across the land.
People lie, eyes closed, no longer dreaming,
The earth dies screaming.
Like scattered pebbles, cars lie silent waiting,
Oil less engines seized by dirt and sand.
Bodies hanging limp, no longer bleeding,
The earth dies screaming.

The earth dies screaming
The earth dies screaming
Your country needs you, lets strike up the band.

The earth dies screaming
The earth dies screaming
Despite all odds we must defend our land.

Half eaten meals lie rotting on the tables,
Money clutched within a bony hand.
Shutters down, the banks are not receiving,
The earth dies screaming.

Track Listing

  • 1 Tyler
  • 2 King
  • 3 12 Bar
  • 4 Burden Of Shame
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Adella
  • 2 I Think It's Going To Rain Today
  • 3 25%
  • 4 Food For Thought
  • 5 Little By Little
  • 6 Signing Off
  • 1 Madam Medusa
  • 2 Strange Fruit
  • 3 Reefer Madness
  • 1 My Way Of Thinking
  • 2 The Earth Dies Screaming
  • 3 Dream A Lie