"Ode to My Family" is a 1994 song recorded by the Irish band The Cranberries. It was the second single from their third studio album No Need to Argue. It was released in 1994.
The song was a hit in most of the European countries where it was released, peaking at #4 in France, its highest position in the various charts. This ballad was nevertheless less successful than the previous Cranberries' single, "Zombie".
Understand the things I say
Don't turn away from me
Cause I spent half my life out there
You wouldn't disagree