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    Dave Matthews Band / Lyrics

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    "Mother Father" Lyrics

    Dave Matthews Band

    Mother, Father please explain to me
    Why a world so full of mystery
    A place so bitter and still so sweet
    So beautiful and yet so full of sad, sad...

    Mother, Father please explain to me
    Why forests march to desert's beat
    While snowcapped mountains melt away
    What do we tell our babies, when do we say, oh

    Mother, Father please explain to me
    How a man who rocks his child to sleep

    Pulls the trigger on his brother's heart
    He digs a hole right to the middle of this storm of hatred

    Mother, Father please explain to me
    How it could be so this world has come to be
    A precious balance in between
    Such cruelty and such kindness please

    Mother, Father please explain to me
    How this world has come to be
    Unequaled in her blessings, oh, I see
    Unbridled hatred so extreme, please tell me

    Mother, Father please explain to me
    How this world has come to be so
    Twisted between time and dreams
    Oh, mother, father please explain to me
    Oh, what's all this talk about?

    All this talk about it
    Spinning down, down, down, down, down
    All this talk about
    Endless words without
    Nothing's done

    Mother, Father do you know
    Why one man's belly overflows
    Another sleeps in hunger's bed
    Oh, we trade our world for a piece of bread

    Oh Mother, Father please explain to me
    How this rare world's come to be
    A place so full of color yet overflowing
    Always in black and white
    Drowning in the waters of our...

    Mother, Father please explain to me

    How this world has come to be
    While still blessed in all the things we see
    Such a sad, sad home for you and me

    Come out, and hold,
    Come on out you
    Come on out you
    Come and save yourself

    Come on out you
    Come on we're taking the water
    We're taken the water
    We're taken the water
    But you know
    We got the freedom
    We got the freedom

    There's no God above
    And no hell below
    Oh, it's here with us
    It's up to us
    To keep afloat

    How this sweet world has come to be
    Oh to keep afloat

    Mother, father please explain to me
    How this rare world has come to be
    Oh, little blue planet
    Little blue planet

    Mother, father please explain to me
    Mother, father please explain
    This song was last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Glen Ballard, David Matthews.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

    Song Details

    Album:
    track 11
    Everyday [2001]
    Genre:
    Duration:00:04:26
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