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This final track brings the album to a
close. It's an attempt to reunite the "Tommy" with the family,
the justification of the conflict. But more importantly to remember
those who fell. From wherever they came.
The Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston
Churchill, announced : "German armed forces surrendered unconditionally
on May 7. Hostilities in Europe ended officially at midnight,
May 8. 1945." (The
complete speech). Later in the day Churchill would address
the gathering VE day crowds from the balcony of the Ministry of
Health in Whitehall, London. "God bless you all. This is
your victory! It is the victory of the cause of freedom in every
A little boy sits
patiently by his front door.
He's heard the news daddy's coming home, it's the end of the war.
He's lucky some boys dads are dead buried and gone.
A warm hand reaches out and touches his shoulder.
An old man who's getting older, grey and slow says,
tomorrow's going to be a lovely day, just you wait and see.
Tomorrow will be for the victors, liberators who set us free.
Americans, Aussies and Canadians who paid the cost,
and free partisans and the rest of the commonwealth.
Don't forget the Russians, they did pay the most.
Tomorrow's going to be a lovely day, just you wait and see.
Tomorrow's going to be a lovely day, Just you wait and see.
No more planes dropping their bombs,
no more looking out for deadly V1s.
No more chip shops in the cities that day and night copped the
No more Jews and innocent children gassed or getting shot.
The day has come the hour is here, no more killing or living in
Remember this day the living and the dead, show them you still
Wear your blood red poppy with pride, in respect of those who
Soldiers or people to us we're all the same, to us it was never
We've paid the price.
Now a promise of peace.
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