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

“Hold Back the Night”

Composed by Robert Hodgens

1 version


Faith and Courage album


(Source: Faith and Courage)

I want to walk
Into the light.
Day has turned cold,
So hold back the night.
What will become
Of you and I?
We had a dream;
Don't let it die.
Do you want to be?
Do you want to be?
My dying day,
My darkest hour,
My overdose,
Cuz that's what you'll be.
Just hold back the night.
There was a time,
I'm sure you'll agree,
We saw it all--
A glorious sight.
Everyone's burned,
Everything's gone,
What we once were,
Now we are not.
So hold back the night.

Produced by Dave Stewart Nick Addison Graham Dominy Ash Howes

(Source: Faith and Courage)


(Source: Faith and Courage)

Sinéad O'Connor vocals
Dave Stewart guitars
Kieran Kiely low whistle
Andy Wright programming
Steve McClaughlin programming

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