From a Distance

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Bette Midler

Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945), also known by her informal stage name, The Divine Miss M, is an American singer-songwriter, actress, comedian, producer and entrepreneur. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards, and won three Grammy Awards, … more »

From a distance the world looks blue and green 
And the snow capped mountains white 
From a distance the ocean meets the stream 
And the eagle takes to flight 

From a distance there is harmony 
And it echoes through the land
It's the voice of hope
It's the voice of peace 
It's the voice of every man

From a distance we all have enough 
And no one is in need
And there are no guns, no bombs and no disease 
No hungry mouths to feed

From a distance we are instruments  Marching in a common band
 Playing songs of hope
 Playing songs of peace 
They are the songs of every man

God is watching us
God is watching us
God is watching us from a distance 

From a distance you look like my friend 
Even though we are at war
From a distance I just cannot comprehend
What all this fightings for
From a distance there is harmony 
And it echoes through the land
And it's the hope of hopes 
It's the love of loves 
It's the heart of every man
It's the hope of hopes 
It's the love of loves 
This is the song for every man

God is watching us
God is watching us
God is watching us from a distance 

God is watching us
God is watching 
God is watching us from a distance

Written by: JULIE GOLD

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, A SIDE MUSIC LLC D/B/A MODERN WORKS MUSIC PUBLISHING

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From a Distance