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Irish Rebel Song - Sniper's Promise

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2007

A Sniper's Promise is an Irish Rebel Song, sung by Wolfe Tones

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This song is about Redemption, not 'bout war nor hate !!
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Ulead for the movie editing
Excerpts from Enemy At The Gates, by JJ Annaud, with Ed Harris and Jude Law

LYRICS

The night was icy cold I stood along
I was waiting for an army foot patrol
And when at last they came into my sight
I squeezed the trigger of my armalite

CHORUS
Oh mama, oh mama comfort me
For I know these awful things have got to be
But when the war for freedom has been won
I promise you I'll put away my gun.

A shot rang out, I heard a soldier cry
"Oh please don't leave me here alone to die"
I realized his patrol had run away
And left their wounded comrade for me to slay.

CHORUS

"There's nothing in this world I would not do
If there's mercy in your heart you'll let me live"
And in his eyes I saw a look of pain
As the mussel of my gun moved towards his brain.

CHORUS

The dawn was breaking as I reached my base
I will not forget the look on that boy's face
Fear, agony, and torment where all there
Oh but to your memory, mother, his life I spared.

CHORUS

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