Behind the Wall
Tracy Chapman Lyrics


Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all

And when they arrive
They say they can't interfere
With domestic affairs
Between a man and his wife
And as they walk out the door
The tears well up in her eyes

Last night I heard the screaming
Then a silence that chilled my soul
I prayed that I was dreaming
When I saw the ambulance in the road
And the policeman said
"I'm here to keep the peace
Will the crowd disperse
I think we all could use some sleep"

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Written by: TRACY L CHAPMAN

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Shya Rose Cooper

LYRICS

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all

And when they arrive
They say, "they can't interfere
With domestic affairs,
Between a man and his wife."
And as they walk out the door
The tears well up in her eyes

Last night I heard the screaming
Then a silence that chilled my soul
I prayed that I was dreaming
When I saw the ambulance in the road
And the policeman said,
"I'm here to keep the peace."
Will the crowd disperse
I think we all could use some sleep"

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all



Joann Loves

LYRICS:
Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police
Always come late, If they come at all.

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police
Always come late, If they come at all

And when they arrive
They say they can't interfere
With domestic affairs
Between a man and his wife.

And as they walk out the door
The tears well up in her eyes.

Last night I heard the screaming
Then a silence that chilled my soul
I prayed that I was dreaming
When I saw the ambulance in the road

And the policeman said,
"I'm here to keep the peace,
Will the crowd disperse
I think we all could use some sleep."

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall

Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good at call
The police
Always come late, If they come at all.



Santoshi Devi Sharma

Love U Tracey ❤️
This song with just Ur voice...
It's like the whole orchestra# with base of passion n pain. Yet a Voilin whispers words of HOPE# FAITH
#AND TO STAND UP FOR "THE' PEOPLE
#NO VIOLENCE IS ACCEPTABLE...

SAD CZ NOW ITS THE POLICE WER SCAREDN WEARY OFF.... WITH TEARS IN OUR EYES.....CLD I say both eyes¿
*Why should we need eg: PROTECTORS?????
ARE WE NOT ALL WANTING THE SAME PEACE N HARMONY???
SEIRIOUSLY ITS UP TO US TO KEEP IT RIGHT MORE N MORE ......LESS N LESS OF CONFLICT N POSITIONS ABUSED , SUITS STRIPES TRAUMATIZING MEMORIES N STEADY FEAR..... IM IN AUSTRALIA.... SO IM NOT OPEN TO ADDITIONAL FEAR OF WHEAPONS...
I JUST WANNA SAY EVERYTIME YOUR SONGS ARE PLAYED IS LIKE ~•~FLOWER POWER 💓🙌
LOVE HOPE
CHANGE REVOLUTION
VERY SPIRITUAL 🙏✌️ N CONNECTEDN CONNECTING WITH SO MANY ITS LIKE A
PRAYER 🙏💙❤️💛🙌🙏
EVERYTIME ANY SONG OF TRACEY CHAPMAN IS PLAYED ITS ENCHANTING ITS A TIME OF REVOLUTION* THAT NEEDSTO BE CARRIED TO THE FINISH LINE..!!!!.OLD SKOOL , UNDERSTANDING .. TOGETHERNESS N BEING A SISTER TO ALL THE SISTERS N A BIG SISTER TO ALL THE BROTHERS.
N. FOR ALL THE BROS TO BE BIG BROS FOR UR LIL ONES
HARDER FOR GUYS ALOTTA THE TIME...VIOLENCE ECT.
N LIL BROS WATCHING OUT FOR YOUR BIG BROS
ALL KEEPING IT A SAFE COMMUNITY 🙏 WERE UCAN TRUST UR LIL LIL LIL ONES TO BE OUT N ABOUT AS WELL (+:
~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~
CRYSTAL HEALINGS (obsidian) @ll a crystal for every partof U
We can be like a crystal
With the energy so purer n loving ,healing no sadness confusedness ~°~ just enlightenment
Om Nama Shiva
SantoshiDevi °~°~°~°~°~°~°~
Lord GANASH
Peace Godess~•~•~•~•~



Ana Silva Dias

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all
And when they arrive
They say they can't interfere
With domestic affairs
Between a man and his wife
And as they walk out the door
The tears well up in her eyes
Last night I heard the screaming
Then a silence that chilled my soul
I prayed that I was dreaming
When I saw the ambulance in the road
And the policeman said
"I'm here to keep the peace
Will the crowd disperse
I think we all could use some sleep"



Alyssa Matz

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all
And when they arrive
They say they can't interfere
With domestic affairs
Between a man and his wife
And as they walk out the door
The tears well up in her eyes
Last night I heard the screaming
Then a silence that chilled my soul
I prayed that I was dreaming
When I saw the ambulance in the road
And the policeman said
"I'm here to keep the peace
Will the crowd disperse
I think we all could use some sleep"



Alyssa Matz

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all
And when they arrive
They say they can't interfere
With domestic affairs
Between a man and his wife
And as they walk out the door
The tears well up in her eyes
Last night I heard the screaming
Then a silence that chilled my soul
I prayed that I was dreaming
When I saw the ambulance in the road
And the policeman said
"I'm here to keep the peace
Will the crowd disperse
I think we all could use some sleep"



All comments from YouTube:

Matthew Appleton

No music required with a voice like hers

Santoshi Devi Sharma

I so just was posting my view on that she really does not need a instrument she is the instrumentS*###
TOGETHER WE. KNOW WOT SOUNDS GOOD , I KNOW ONLY GOOD TIMES AHEAD..
WE COULD NOT GO BACKWOODS WITH SO MUCH LOVE ,JUST NEED TO REASURE PEOPLE THST THEY ARE NOT ALONE IN HOW THEY FEEL OR THINK OR THE ERGE N SCACRED PULL THAT UNITES ""US""""
WE CAN MAKE A CHANGE IN TIME SO SAVE THE WORLD 🙏 N HER CHILDREN🦄🥀🙈🙉🙊🦎🦄🐲🦖🐢🦓🐶🐖🐎🦏🐣🐫🐀🐩🦏🐘🦄

No Responder

No instrumental part. Oc there are music.

DeuceBooty

I didn't realize there was no music until I read this comment. mind you this is my first time listening to this album and song

Kayai Barrie

Matthew Appleton her voice IS the music

John Russell

Thank you Tracy. This song is so relevant to 2020.

TheGusto666

Grew up on this it stay with your soul respect tracy Chapman n r.i.p. denise ❤🙏🏽

elaine santos

Brasil aqui ouvi essa música quando tinha 8 anos hoje com 36 anos não me esqueço dela amooooooo

j h

This ladies songs have always had revelence

Shya Rose Cooper

LYRICS

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all

And when they arrive
They say, "they can't interfere
With domestic affairs,
Between a man and his wife."
And as they walk out the door
The tears well up in her eyes

Last night I heard the screaming
Then a silence that chilled my soul
I prayed that I was dreaming
When I saw the ambulance in the road
And the policeman said,
"I'm here to keep the peace."
Will the crowd disperse
I think we all could use some sleep"

Last night I heard the screaming
Loud voices behind the wall
Another sleepless night for me
It won't do no good to call
The police always come late
If they come at all

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