just saying

Lyrics Have Mercy (Andersson/Ulvaeus)
by Gemini

There’s a wave of quiet anger
In the streets tonight
And a sense of loss and sorrow
mixed with helpless fright
As a newborn hope was rising
it was cruelly swept away
And the gloom of twilight
overtook the light of day

Have Mercy
Mercy on everyone

There’s a flood of mourning faces
In the streets tonight
A procession in the honour
of a fearless fight
How can anyone believe
that there’s a place for decent men
If the world is meant to suffer
time and time again

Have Mercy
This is a trying time
And the bell that used to chime
Hushed to silence
by the violence
Have mercy
Mercy on everyone
Now that the misdeed is done
After this vicious blow
Which is the way to go
Mercy

There’s a feeling of belonging
In the streets tonight
Those who were against him
have all vanished out of sight
They’ll remember how he used to
tear their poor defence apart
With the quiet wisdom
of the language of the heart

There’s a sense of deprivation
In the streets tonight
For the candle burned out
just as we could glimpse a light
How we hungered for a vision
and he gave us all a dream
and a time of pride and passion
we cannot redeem…

Have Mercy
This is a trying time
And the bell that used to chime
Hushed to silence
by the violence
Have mercy
Mercy on everyone
Now that the misdeed is done
After this vicious blow
Which is the way to go
Mercy
Mercy on everyone

Anna