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From A Distance Lyrics

Artist: Bette Midler


FROM A DISTANCE
Bette Midler

From a distance
The world looks blue and green
And the snow capped mountains white
From a distance
The ocean meets the stream
And the eagle takes to flight

From a distance
There is harmony
And it echoes through the land
Its the voice of hope
Its the voice of peace
Its the voice of every man

From a distance
We all have enough
And no one is in need
And there are no guns, no bombs and no disease
No hungry mouths to feed
From a Distance
We are instruments
Marching in a common band
Playing songs of hope
Playing songs of peace
They are the songs of every man

Chorus

God is watching us
God is watching us
God is watching us
From a distance

From a distance
You look like my friend
Even though we are at war
From a distance
I just cannot comprehend
What all this fightings for
From a distance
There is harmony
And it echoes through the land
And its the hope of hopes
Its the love of loves
Its the heart of every man

Repeat chorus twice.

Fade to end




From: Jill McIntosh liverpool.ac.uk>


FROM A DISTANCE
Performed by Nanci Griffith
(Also recorded by Bette Midler)
Intro: G D C/G G C G/B D Em7 G/B C Am Em/G D/F# D
Written by Julie Gold

G C/G D G
>From a distance, the world looks blue and green
C D G D C/G
And the snow capped mountains white
G C D G
>From a distance, the ocean meets the stream
G/B C D G D
And the eagle takes to flight
G Cmaj7 D Em
>From a distance, there is harmony
C G/B G/D D
And it echoes through the land
C G/B C G/B
It's the voice of hope, it's the voice of peace
C D G D C/G G C G/D D
It's the voice of every man


>From a distance, we all have enough

And no one is in need

There are no guns, no bombs, no disease,

No hungry mouths to feed

>From a distance, we are instruments

Marching in a common band

Playing songs of hope, playing songs of peace

They're the songs of every man


G/C C D G Em
God is watching us, God is watching us,
Em7 Am7 C/D D G
God is watching us, from a distance


>From a distance, you look like my friend

Even though we are at war

>From a distance, I can't comprehend

What all this war is for

>From a distance, there is harmony

And it echoes through the land

It's the hope of hopes, it's the love of loves,

It's the heart of every man


G/C C D G Em
And God is watching us, God is watching us,
Em7 Am7 C/D D G
God is watching us, from a distance
G/B Am7 C/D Em7 G/B C Am7 D G
Oh God is watching us, from a distance
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