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UB40 are a British reggae/pop band formed in 1978 in Birmingham, England. The band has placed more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart, and has also achieved considerable international success. The band has been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album four times, and in 1984, they … more »

You try to close your ears  
And you try to close your eyes  
But the blasphemies keep coming  
Tempting you lies  
  
[Chorus]
Give thanks for you protection  
Your watchdogs of the night  
Who hold the hungry wolves at bay  
And keep them out of sight, out of sight  

You just don't understand it  
But it strikes a distant chord  
So you look for away of escaping  
And sanity's restored  
  
[Chorus]

Give thanks for your protection  
Your
  

You focus your direction  
Cloak tightly pulled around  
But somewhere in the distance  
You can hear a haunting sound  

[Chorus]

Give thanks for your protection  
Your

You're in danger of corruption  
And you're always running scared  
You cannot make decisions  
You're completely unprepared  
  
[Chorus]

Give thanks for your protection  
Your

Written by: JIM BROWN, ALI CAMPBELL, ROBIN CAMPBELL, EARL FALCONER, NORMAN HASSAN, BRIAN TRAVERS, MICHAEL VIRTUE, TERRENCE OSWALD WILSON

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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