|Song by Christopher Tin, featuring Ron Ragin and Stanford Talisman|
|from the album Sid Meier's Civilization IV Official Soundtrack|
|Released||October 24, 2005|
"Baba Yetu" (Swahili: "Our Father") is the theme song for the 2005 video game Civilization IV. It was composed by Christopher Tin and performed by Ron Ragin and the Stanford Talisman. For its re-release in Tin's debut album Calling All Dawns, it was performed by the Soweto Gospel Choir. The song, when rereleased, became the first piece of video game music to be nominated for and to win a Grammy Award.
Baba yetu, yetu uliye
Utupe leo chakula chetu
Ufalme wako ufike utakalo
Our Father, who art
Give us this day our daily bread,
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done
Baba Yetu performed by the parish choir "Martiri dell'Uganda" in Rome, Italy:
- "Looking Back... Civilization IV". CVG. July 6, 2006. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved December 31, 2012.
- Nichols, Max (September 1, 2007). "Video Games Live". N-Sider. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
- "Talisman featured on Civilization 4". March 11, 2005. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
- "Calling All Dawns Digital Booklet". Christopher Tin. 2009. Archived from the original on December 21, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2014.