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Published on 01 Feb 2012 | over 5 years ago

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CREDITS

Performed, composed and arranged by Sami Yusuf
Written by Will Knox & Dr Shihab Ghanem
Recorded at Andante Studios.
African choir recorded by Grant Katzin at Jazzworks (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Published by Andante Records Administered by Fairwood Music (UK) Ltd for the World

* Special Thanks to:
Akbar Khan from eastern acoustics for all the support is producing this music video as well as George Oyango, David Claassen Kader Miller,

* Thanks to Mhlalisi Mungeka for conducting the Harry Gwala School Choir & Linda Gcwensa for supervising the recording of the African choir; RIS Convention for their support and assistance in Toronto, Canada; and everyone else involved in making this project a reality.

* All proceeds generated by this single will be donated to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help sustain and scale-up its humanitarian operations in the Horn of Africa, hit by the worst drought it has experienced in 60 years. Visit LiveFeedAfrica.org to learn more about the Livefeed initiative and make your donation online.


LYRICS

Tonight the world will sleep
But hunger will not wait
For promises we made
We share one soul
We share one land
We have one time to understand

We are one humankind
Brothers side by side
We’ll have no regret
We will not forget
We are one humankind
Sisters side by side
We’ll have no regret
We will not forget

(Arabic)
سامحنا يا الله
(Samihna ya allah)
Forgive us o lord

وارحمنا يا رباه
(Wa irrhamna ya rabbah)
Have mercy on us o lord

وامنح رزقك للأفواه
(Wa imnah rizqaka lil-afwah)
Give your bounty to the mouths

وابعد عنها كل الــ آه
(Wa abi’d anha kul al-aah)
And keep away from them all the moans and groans

Our words must count
Hunger will not wait
For promises we made
We share one soul
We share one land
We have one time to understand

We are one humankind
Brothers side by side
We’ll have no regret
We will not forget
We are one humankind
Sisters side by side
We’ll have no regret
We will not forget

(Arabic)
سامحنا يا الله
(Samihna ya allah)
Forgive us o lord

وارحمنا يا رباه
(Wa irrhamna ya rabbah)
Have mercy on us o lord

وامنح رزقك للأفواه
(Wa imnah rizqaka lil-afwah)
Give your bounty to the mouths

وابعد عنها كل الــ آه
(Wa abi’d anha kul al-aah)
And keep away from them all the moans and groans

(Swalihi)
Sisi binadamu
We are humankind

Wa roho moja sisi binadamu
With the same spirit as one humankind

Wa nchi moja sisi binadamu
With the same land as one humankind

Wa nisa moja kwaroho moja, nchi moja
With one spirit as all, the same land

Sisi binadamu
We are humankind

Wa roho moja sisi binadamu
With the same spirit as one humankind

Wa nchi moja sisi binadamu
With the same land as one humankind

Wa nisa moja kwaroho moja, nisa moja
With one spirit as all, the same as all

Our words must count
Hunger will not wait
For promises we made


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