The Paul McCartney Project

War - Oh Will It All End Here?

Written by Paul McCartneyCarl Davis

Album This song officially appears on the Liverpool Oratorio Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 1991

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Song facts

Oh Will It All End Here?” is the fourth track of the first movement – entitled “War” – of Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio, released in 1991.

I: WAR. 1942. A world at war. Sirens sound as bombs fall over Liverpool and despairing couples shelter underground. Amid the blaze and the chaos of an air raid, a child is born. And there is hope.

“Liverpool Oratorio” liner notes

Last updated on July 9, 2019

Lyrics

SHANTY
Oh will it all end here?
Or is their future round the corner?
You'll be forgiven if you're down on
your knees.
What will it be what will it?
What will we be what will we?
What will we see what will we see?

They stay in darkness underground
Until they hear the All Clear sound
And weary eyes will search the sky
For any sign of sunlight,
For any sign of sunlight.

Officially appears on


Liverpool Oratorio

Official album • Released in 1991

1:36 • LiveL1

Paul McCartney:
Executive producer
Eddie Klein:
Additional engineer
John Timperley:
Balance engineer
Carl Davis:
Orchestra conductor
Peter Mew:
Additional engineer, Editor
John Fraser:
Producer
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra:
Orchestra
Nic Raine:
Assistant to carl davis
Martin Astle:
Additional engineer
Tom Leader:
Additional engineer, Editor
Jerry Hadley:
Tenor

Concert From the concert in Liverpool, United Kingdom on Jun 28, 1991


Selections from Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio

Official album • Released in 1992

1:36 • LiveL1

Paul McCartney:
Executive producer
Eddie Klein:
Additional engineer
John Timperley:
Balance engineer
Carl Davis:
Orchestra conductor
Peter Mew:
Additional engineer, Editor
John Fraser:
Producer
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra:
Orchestra
Nic Raine:
Assistant to carl davis
Martin Astle:
Additional engineer
Tom Leader:
Additional engineer, Editor
Jerry Hadley:
Tenor

Concert From the concert in Liverpool, United Kingdom on Jun 28, 1991

Live performances

“War - Oh Will It All End Here?” has been played in 2 concerts.

Latest concerts where “War - Oh Will It All End Here?” has been played




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