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Dark And Lovely

Composed by Stevie Wonder & Gary Byrd
Produced & Arranged by Stevie Wonder


All Instruments - Stevie Wonder


In album: Characters (1987)


There is a place On heart's motherland
Where a people Die in bantu stands
Manchild at eight Will face guns of hate
Womanchild's fate Is life second rate
Just because they're dark 'n' lovely
Just because they're dark 'n' lovely

They do a dance Called Mbaqana jive
Rainbow people Dancin' to stay alive
After hours Party hand in hand
After Shebeen Terror strikes again

Just because they're dark 'n' lovely
Just because they're dark 'n' lovely
Just because they're dark 'n' lovely
Dark 'n' lovely

The whole planet's watchin'
And the Sun God is watchin', too
Hey there Botha Yes, we are watcin' you
Spirits can do Jah will stop this reign
Watch our world turn To help those in pain

Just because they're dark 'n' lovely
Just because they're dark 'n' lovely
Just because they're dark 'n' lovely
Just because they're dark 'n' lovely
Dark 'n' lovely Dark 'n' lovely