Who Sang Don't Give Up? Moya Brennan feat. Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald Whisper to the Wild Water cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1999-10-19
Genre: Electronic Folk, World, & Country
Style: Modern Classical/Downtempo/Ambient/Celtic
length: 6:53
performer: Michael McDonald
Some other versions of "Don't Give Up"


In this proud land we grew up strong
We were wanted all along
I was taught to fight, taught to win
I never thought I could fail
No fight left or so it seems
I am someone whose dreams have all deserted
I've changed my face, I've changed my name
But no one wants you when you lose

Don't give up, you still have me
Don't give up, you're not beaten yet
Don't give up, I know you can make it

Though I saw it all around
Never thought that I could be affected
Thought that we'd be the last to go
It is so strange the way things turn
Drove the night towards my home
The place that I was born, on the lakeside
As daylight broke, I saw the earth
The trees had burned down to the ground

Don't give up, you still have me
Don't give up, you won't need much of anything
Don't give up 'cause I know there's a place where you belong

Rest your head, you worry too much
It's gonna be alright when times get rough
You can fall back on me, don't give up, please don't give up

Got to walk out of here, I can't take anymore
Gonna stand on that bridge, keep my eyes down below
Whatever may come and whatever may go
That river's flowing, that river's flowing

Moved on to another town, tried hard to settle down
For every job, so many men, so many men no one needs

Don't give up 'cause you have me
Don't give up, you're not the only one
Don't give up, no reason to be ashamed
Don't give up, you still have me
Don't give up, I'm proud of who you are
Don't give up, you know it's never been easy
Don't give up 'cause I know there is a place, a place where you belong

CD 1
  • 1 Follow the Word
  • 2 Where I Stand
  • 3 Hard to Break the Seal
  • 4 To the Water
  • 5 Whisper to the Wild Water
  • 6 Peacemaker
  • 7 Ageless Messengers
  • 8 I Láthair Dé (In God's Presence)
  • 9 Life
  • 10 Rinne Tú
  • 11 Mary of the Gaels
  • 12 Sign From the Hills
  • 13 Bí Thusa Mo Shúile (Be Thou My Vision)
  • 14 Don't Give Up

  • Release information
    label: Word Entertainment
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 080688595128
    script: Latin