No Son of Mine

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Genesis are an English rock band that formed in 1967. The band currently consists of its three longest-tenured members - Tony Banks (keyboards) and Mike Rutherford (bass, guitar), who were founder members; and Phil Collins (vocals, drums), who first joined in 1970. Past members Peter Gabriel (vocal… more »

The key to my survival 
Was never in much doubt 
The question was how I could keep sane
 Trying to find a way out

 Things were never easy for me
 Peace of mind was hard to find
And I needed a place where I could hide
 Somewhere I could call mine

I didn't think much about it
?Til it started happening all the time
Soon I was living with the fear everyday 
Of what might happen at night 

I couldn't stand to hear the
 Crying of my mother 
And I remember when
I swore that, that would be the
Last they'd see of me
And I never went home again 

They say time is a healer 
And new my wounds are not the same
I rang the bell with my heart in my mouth 
I had to hear what he'd say

He sat me down to talk to me
He looked me straight in the eyes

He said:

You're no son, no son of mine
You're no son, no son of mine
You walked out, you left us behind 
And you're no son, no son of mine

Oh, his words how they hurt me, I'll never forget it
And as the time, it went by, I lived to regret it

You're no son, no son of mine
But where should I go,
And what should I do
You're no son, no son of mine
But I came here for help, I came here for you

Well the years they passed slowly
I thought about him everyday 
What would I do, if we passed on the street  Would I keep running away

In and out of hiding places
Soon I'd have to face the facts 
We'd have to sit down and talk it over
And that would mean going back

They say time is a healer 
And now my wounds are not the same
I rang the bell with my heart in my mouth 
I had to hear what he'd say

He sat me down to talk to me
He looked me straight in the eyes

He said:

You're no son, no son of mine
You're no son, no son of mine
You walked out, you left us behind 
And you're no son, no son of mine

Written by: ANTHONY GEORGE BANKS, MICHAEL RUTHERFORD, PHILLIP DAVID CHARLES COLLINS

Lyrics © IMAGEM MUSIC INC

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