Wait, wait, listen to that sound
The cannonballs have all fallen down
The snow, it falls through the night
And blankets the frozen ground
And just for one moment
(Just for one moment)
Just for one night
(One night)
You can rest
(You can rest)
And you can rest and not fear the sky

Picture after picture of pain and of strife
I've seen my friends go before my own eyes
You, your eyes are blue
And you, you've lost friends too
And you, you're caught in the crossfire of Europe's war

For one day, one day only
The fighting stops
For one day, one day only
Defenses drop
For one day, one day only
Brothers talk
For one day, one day only

Hold on, stop and pray
There's no movement inside the trench
The enemy doesn't look so mean
When Christmas fires are lit
Just for one moment
(Just for one moment)
Just for one night
(One night)
We can be
(We can be)
Yes, we can be side by side.

Day after day of fighting and dying
My eyes are tired of seeing, of crying
Tonight, the air is cold tonight
Our hearts are warm tonight
We're caught in the crossfire of Europe's war

For one day, one day only
A child was born
For one day, one day only
One man died
For one day, one day only
He came back alive
For one day, one day only

Let the bombings come, we can take it all
Hell or high water, even if the sky falls
But, I know we're sunk with all we can take
When I look around and I see this heartbreak

'Cause we weren't meant to inflict such wounds
Doesn't matter who we are or what we have to prove
Strike me, I bleed, but won't strike back
Lie to me, Jesus has died for that
There is nothing you can do to counter love

For one day, one day only
A child was born
For one day, one day only
One man died
For one day, one day only
He came back alive
For one day, one day only


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