The Spirit of the Hawk

by Rednex

Rednex are a Swedish techno/folk/bluegrass band. They had an international novelty hit with the song "Cotton Eye Joe" in 1994. Very popular in Germany, where the band holds the record of most total weeks (25) at number one on the German singles chart over the past 30 years—scoring such hits as "Old…




Ma-hey, ma-hey, ma-hey
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
 
The spirit of the hawk 
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
The spirit of the hawk 
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
 
He and my hero, he and my love
High on a hill side, heaven above 
Take me to higher love, you fly away
Me and my hero, me and my love
 
The spirit of the hawk
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
The spirit of the hawk
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
 
He and my warrior, he and my babe
He gotta fight for war, freedom to save
He gotta fight for love, far away
Me and my warrior, me and my babe
 
The spirit of the hawk
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
The spirit of the hawk
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
The spirit of the hawk
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia wa-hay-ah mama
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia, hey-ah mama (wa-hey) 
The spirit of the hawk
 
My people, some of them have run away to the hills and have no shelter (wa-hey) 
No food, no one knows where they are
Hear me my chiefs, I am tired (wa-hey) 
My heart is sick and sad, I will fight no more 
 
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
The spirit of the hawk
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
The spirit of the hawk
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia hey-ah mama
The spirit of the hawk
Hey-um ah hey-ah mama hey-ah mama 
Ya-hay ah mia oh wa-hey
The spirit of the hawk

Written by: Axel Breitung, David Alan Cameron-Pryde, Mark Compton Graham, Mark Stagg

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing

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