Runaway Son
Mike Oldfield Lyrics

Good sister, won't you let me in?
I'm in need of some warmth and shelter
It's a hard luck story; don't know where to begin
I've been riding on life's helter-skelter

Save me, holy mother, please save me
I got a heart of gold

And for your love, I'd go hungry and thirsty
I need a saviour, and you're the one
I throw myself into the arms of mercy
There's still hope for the runaway son

My good father, he say to me
Better come back to your senses
There's an empty bottle lying on the floor
And it's undermined your defences



Good brother, show me how to get home
I've been walking in the backyard of Satan
I'm so stubborn that I'll never give in
But now my heart's cold and aching



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LOL, I'm a huge Queen fan. And when I was listening to this song I saw that it is posted by a Queenfan! They ROCK! This song is beautifull, I love it. AK

chair power davros

Always love it mikes ace and underrated genious it sounds fresh every time thanks for sharing this phenomenal music love all his music and tubular bells is awsome and still shots me up playing it in the dark on the hifi a and bose speakers and Jeff speakers


Mike is a musical genious. Thanks for the upload!!

Tom Brightmere

Love this-thanks for posting..

Andy Monaghan

Yes Mike is fantastic, but Chris the voice Thompson makes this

stafforshire paul bushcraft

mikes ace dont get greatness like this these these days


What is the German in the background? Is that Hitler? I hope not because it kind of ruins the song for me.


This is a little... christian song isn´t it?