"The Saints Are Coming (Skids cover)" as written by and Stuart/jobson Adamson....
There is a house in New Orleans
They call the risin' sun
It's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And, God, I know I'm one

I cried to my daddy on the telephone
How long now?
Until the clouds unroll and you come down
The line went
But the shadows still remain since your descent, your descent

I cried to my daddy on the telephone
How long now?
Until the clouds unroll and you come home
The line went
But the shadows still remain since your descent, your descent

Lo-cha-hey!

The saints are coming
The saints are coming
I say no matter how I try
I realize there's no reply
The saints are coming
The saints are coming
I say no matter how I try
I realize there's no reply

A drowning sorrow floods the deepest grief
How long now?
Until the weather change condemns belief
How long now?
When the night watchman lets in the thief
What's wrong now?

Boom! Cha! Hey!

The saints are coming
The saints are coming
I say no matter how I try
I realize there's no reply
The saints are coming
The saints are coming
I say no matter how I try
I realize there's no reply
I say no matter how I try
I realize there's no reply
I say no matter how I try
I realize there's no reply


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"The Saints Are Coming" as written by Stuart Adamson Richard Jobson

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    General CommentThis is an awesome song! I love it. The two bands are great.

    It was performed by them for such a great cause and the video shows the message that the song is putting across, it's an awesome message and I'm glad that the bands could put it out like that and show exactly what they thought of how the hurricane Katrina situation was handled.
    XOsweetsacrificeOXon December 25, 2006   Link

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