Original theme & lyrics: Peter Gabriel
Originally performed by: Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush



verse one:
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.

verse two:
No fight left or so it seems
I am a man whose dreams
have all deserted.
I've changed my face,
I've changed my name
but no one wants you when you lose...

chorus:
Don't give up - 'cause you have friends
Don't give up - you're not beaten yet
Don't give up - I know you can make it good.

verse three:
Though I saw it all around
never thought I could be affected.
Thought that we'd be the last to go
it is so strange the way things turn.

verse four:
Drove the night toward 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.

chorus:
Don't give up - you still have us
Don't give up - we don't need much of anything
Don't give up -'cause somewhere
there's a place,
where we belong...

verse five: (Sarah Brightman)
Rest your head
you worry too much
it's gonna be alright,
When times get rough
you can fall back on us
Don't give up
please don't give up...

verse six:
Got to walk out of here
I can't take it anymore
Gonna stand on that bridge
keep my eyes down below.
Whatever may come
and whatever may go
that river's flow
that river's flow...

verse seven:
Moved on to another town
tried hard to settle down
For every job, so many men
so many men no-one needs.

chorus:
Don't give up - 'cause you have friends
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 us
Don't give up now
we're proud of who you are...
Don't give up - you know it's never been easy
Don't give up - but believe there's a place
a place where we belong

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