The artist “Sting” sang this song on the evening of the attack upon the United States of America, that ugly sad day of September 11, 2001 in respect for those that had died, and as a prayer for them all. As sadness filled his group when the news reached them that day in Tuscany, Sting planned to cancel this first live album in 15 years, but his crew held fast and firm on performing for a very small audience. Now more than ever again, this song was their way of standing strong against the enemy that caused so much sadness, misery and death that ugly day, and telling the enemy they weren’t backing scared! This was the only song Sting allowed to be broadcast that night, in his show of strength and support for America, and against ignorant terror.

God bless them all, this wasn’t an easy one but it was for the victims that day and for a country, and for the world too. The lyrics have haunted me as I saw how they fit so well on this day and were not at all planned, and I know they did Sting too, for his tears showed it.

God Bless America, We The People shall never forget.

If blood will flow when flesh and steel are one
Drying in the color of the evening sun
Tomorrow’s rain will wash the stains away
But something in our minds will always stay
Perhaps this final act was meant
To clinch a lifetime’s argument
That nothing comes from violence and nothing ever could
For all those born beneath an angry star
Lest we forget how fragile we are

On and on the rain will fall
Like tears from a star like tears from a star
On and on the rain will say
How fragile we are how fragile we are

On and on the rain will fall
Like tears from a star like tears from a star
On and on the rain will say
How fragile we are how fragile we are
How fragile we are how fragile we are

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