- Album This song officially appears on the Liverpool Oratorio Official album.
- Timeline This song has been officially released in 1991
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“And So It Was That You Were Born” is the first track of the eighth movement – entitled “Peace” – of Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio, released in 1991.
VIII: PEACE. Shanty sings to his new-born child, celebrating the wonder of being. In a sermon, the preacher sings of the frail magic of family life as Mary Dee and Shanty pledge a future with their child, together forever, celebrating a love that will now survive.“Liverpool Oratorio” liner notes
Last updated on July 11, 2019
And so it was that you were born
Into this world one winter morning,
With a childish innocence you smiled at me
And I was born again.
Non nobis solum
Sed toti mundo
Toti mundo nati.
Officially appears on
Official album • Released in 1991
1:22 • Live • L1
“Peace - And So It Was That You Were Born” has been played in 2 concerts.