Sami Yusuf Make a Prayer Lyrics

My Ummah Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 My Ummah Intro
  • 2 My Ummah
  • 3 Hasbi Rabbi
  • 4 Ya Rasulallah
  • 5 Try Not to Cry
  • 6 Muhammad
  • 7 Make a Prayer
  • 8 Eid Song
  • 9 Free
  • 10 Dua
  • 11 Mother
  • 12 Muhammad, Part 2
  • 13 We Will Never Submit
  • O people
    In a hut made of tin and clay
    A small boy dreams away
    Of clean water and a meal a day
    And not to fear mines as he plays each day

    O people
    Somewhere dark and out of the way
    Aids has found yet another prey
    To save his life he just couldn’t pay
    Tell me what we’re going to do

    For our brothers in Durban
    For our sisters in Darfur
    Show me what we’re going to do
    Are we just going to sit there?
    Nice and cosy on our armchairs
    Will we not even make a prayer?

    You might ask yourself
    Why should I help these people?
    They’ll tell you why
    We’re not so different from you
    We have dreams just like you
    But they were buried with the
    bodies of our loved ones

    O people
    Are we deaf, dumb, and blind?
    What is going through our minds?
    Don’t we care for the rest of mankind?

    O people
    We claim to love peace and justice
    Why do we preach what we don’t practice?
    Let’s help them out of this darkness

    Tell me what we’re going to do
    For our brothers in Ethiopia
    For our sisters in Rwanda
    Show me what we’re going to do
    Are we just going to sit there?
    Nice and cosy on our armchairs
    Will we not even make a prayer?

    Written by: Sami Yusuf
    Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing

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