"Heaven's My Home" as written by Ruby Amanfu and Katie Herzig....
When I was born my Daddy said I was broken,
The beginning of the end of a life I hadn't chosen.
He taught me how to give up, he taught me how to work the system.
I never had the time, I never had the luxury.

Life's hard, I've always known that.
I've never been handed no welcome mat.
When I die, please don't cry,
'Cos Heaven's my home anyhow.

Shinin' my shoes seems like time for wasting
'Cos this bright Sun is the only shine I need.
They say you only live once and the lot you get's for keeping.
The glory's gonna come and make a new man out of me.

Life's hard, I've always known that.
I've never been handed no welcome mat.
When I die, please don't cry,
'Cos Heaven's my home anyhow.

When I was born my face was like the angels
That took my father by the hand and said "life won't be hard now".

No, life's hard, I've always known that.
I've never been handed no welcome mat.
When I die, please don't cry,
'Cos Heaven's my home anyhow.

Life's hard, I've always known that.
I've never been handed no welcome mat.
When I die, please don't cry,
'Cos Heaven's my home anyhow.


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    General CommentFrom the 2008 movie The Secret Life of Bees, a movie I passed on seeing because I thought it was about actual bees ;) The song's about a young girl (14) who had a physically abusive (and emotionally absent) father. In this track Heaven is home, a place where she will eventually reach after a very difficult life.
    SweetCheeks2on February 19, 2012   Link

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