Cranberries – level 1

29/04/2011 11:28

The Cranberries are an Irish rock band. Three boys started this band in 1990. They needed a woman singer. They wrote information about this in the newspaper. Dolores O’Riordan read it and wrote texts for some of their music. The boys liked the texts and wanted to work with her. The band started to work with a manager too. But they had big problems with him and they wanted to finish the band. But they started to work with a new manager and they started to play fantastic music. Their second album was a big hit in 1994. The song Ode to My Family was on this album too. This is the text.

Understand the things I say
Don't turn away from me
Because I spent half my life out there
You wouldn't disagree
Do you see me, do you see
Do you like me. Do you like me standing there
Do you notice, do you know
Do you see me, do you see me
Does anyone care

Unhappiness, was when I was young
And we didn't give a damn
Because we were raised
To see life as fun and take it if we can
My mother, my mother she hold me
Did she hold me, when I was out there
My father, my father, he liked me
Oh he liked me, does anyone care

Understand what I've become
It wasn't my design
And people everywhere think
Something better than I am
But I miss you. I miss
Because I liked it. Because I liked it
When I was out there
Do you know this, do you know
You did not find me, you did not find
Does anyone care

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