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Little River Band – When Cathedrals Were White lyrics

The world goes to war,
But who is it for?
Can we sleep in our beds at night?
And remember the pain,
And not want to regain
When cathedrals were white.

You know I still think of you,
And all we went through
But the years have now faded the light.
Is your love still the same
As it was on that day
When cathedrals were white?

All those onward Christian soldiers
Fighting onward Christian wars.
Are you surprised when you discover
Just what they're fighting for?

We run through the rain,
And we get through the pain,
And we teach all our kids wrong from right.
But can we ever say
That we love like the day
When cathedrals were white?

All those leaders and cheaters
Disguise their deeds with a smile.
So nonchalant, as they turn to tell you
All your thoughts are on file.

And who is to blame
That we've come to this day
When no one remembers what it was like?
Back when honesty reigned,
When we loved not for gain,
When cathedrals were white?

When cathedrals were white.

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