CAN WE STOP TO HEAR THEIR CRY

Words and music by Jennifer Giles

© Son Sound Music

 

Key: F#

 

Verse 1:                 F#2                                   B2

                        In a corner of an alley a young woman sits in despair

                        

                        G#m7                     F#2/A#                              B2                       C#sus4   C#

                        Crying out with her last thread of hope is there anyone really out there

 

                               G#m7               C#                  F#2                           B2

                        She holds her baby close to her as tears flow down her cheeks

 

                          G#m7                      F#/A#     G#m7              C#7sus4   C#7

                        I donít have much to offer you no hope can I see

 

 

Chorus:          F#2                   F#2/A#   C#/B   B2    F#/A  G#7                 G#7/C      C#9sus4  C#2

                        Can we stop to hear the bro  -  ken             can we stop to hear their cry

 

                        F#2                 F#2/A    F#2/B             G#m7     F#/A#  B6  F#/C#       C#sus4  C#

                        Can we lend a hand to one    whoís in need or will    we  let them die

 

                        G#m7          C#7       F#2        C#/F     D#m7     

                        We must remember their soul will live too

 

                        G#m7                 C#7      F#2     C#/F    D#m7

                        We must lift His name in all we say and do

 

                        G#m7                    F#/A#   G#m7     C#sus4   C#    F#

                        We canít let them die oh    can you hear        their cry

 

Verse 2:                   F#2                                            B2

                        On a nice bench in a big church a man cries out to the lord

 

                          G#m7                      F#2/A#   B2                        C#sus4   C#

                        I donít know if I can make it which path should I try

 

                              G#m7         C#              F#2                      B2

                        His mind is in a turmoil heís feeling down and blue

 

                              G#m7               F#/A#     G#m7                          C#7sus4   C#7

                        His heart is silently breaking Christians where were you