Thank You for Hearing Me: The Definitive Sinéad O'Connor Discography

“Lullaby for Cain”

Composed by Gabriel Yared

1 version


The Talented Mr. Ripley soundtrack album


(Source: as heard)

From the silence, from the night,
Comes a distant lullaby.
Cry, remember that first cry,
Your brother standing by,
And loved, both loved,
Beloved sons of mine.
Sing a lullaby,
Mother is close by.
Innocent eyes, such innocent eyes,
Then he stole your brother's life
Came home, murdered peace of mind
Left you nightmares on the pillow.
Sleep now
Soul, surrending your soul,
The heart of you not whole
For love, for love walked on.
Cast into the dark,
Branded with a mark
Of shame, of Cain.
From a garden of ? light
To a wilderness of night.
Sleep now.
Sleep now.

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