Music

Simple Minds’s African Skies Lyrics

You say you’re surprised
I thought I’d write today
Pieces of my life
That time can’t fade away
Land lies dry – Africa
And the clouds roll by – Africa
I held you every night
I believed in all you’d say
Now the dust blows in my eyes
But those dreams won’t fade away

The sky burns red – Africa
Don’t you cry – Africa

Africa
When you cry it rains – Africa

Still the children smile – Africa
When you cry it rains – Africa
When the wild dogs howl – Africa
Still the clouds roll by – Africa