EXHALE
Call out it's a lovely day

It's a lovely day
In all your dreams you find yourself


A figure on a wall

In someone else's photograph


A saviour to us all


When all your days and doubts are down


To one last curtain call


The first of us


The lonely one


The last of us to fall


The last to fall


The last...

WATERFALL
In the darkest night finally there


Through the brightening air


Under sweeping skies


On to a bright new dawn


From the darkest heart of the lake

Gentle waters break

Over sleeping sands

On to a silent shore


Steel that shines on an empty stage


Sweet the life in an open grave

Full of love you gave 


Of an endless Spring


In the oldest part of it all

Stands the Waterfall

And the softest sounds that it makes


So the wide wind takes of the best of me 


Down to a shining sea


Steel that shines on an empty stage


Sweet the life in an open grave


Full of love you gave 


Of an endless Spring


When the gifts you bore


Ended everything


And the gifts you bore


Ended everything
 

SARAH JANE
Listen to me Sarah Jane

Listen to these words that make you live again


Helped me see reality


Be the man I got to be 


See the things I got to see


If you hadn't crossed the line

If you hadn't paved the road and made the time


Nothing I would rather do


Than walk the London streets with you


Walk the London streets with you


Listen to me Sarah Jane

Listen to these words that make you live again

All the week you made me see


But Friday got away from me

Friday got away from me


Listen to me Sarah Jane

If you were to have your time and live again

Nothing I would rather do


Than walk the London streets with you


Rainy London streets with you


Listen to these words that make you live again


Helped me see reality

See the things I got to see


Be the man I got to be


See the things I got to see


Be the man I got to be

WAKE
Wake, my incandescent heart

It's all in your dream

It's all in your dream

Wake to one too beautiful

It's all in your dream

It's all in your dream

If you won't wear a ring

It won't mean a thing

It won't mean a thing

And you're the bird that sings

It won't mean a thing

It won't mean a thing

And if she sleeps more than than she should

She's just half a world away


She's just half a world away

And if she sleeps more than than she should

More than is good

More than is good

If you won't wear a ring my love

It won't mean a thing

It won't mean a thing

And if she sleeps more than than she should

She's just half a world away


She's just half a world away

Until today

Until today

 

And it won't mean a thing

It won't mean a thing

It won't mean a thing

It won't mean a thing
She's just half a world away

She's just half a world away


And it won't mean a thing

It won't mean a thing
She's just half a world away


She's just half a world away


She's just half a world away

HEAVENWARD
And all of your days you've had something to feel guilty of

Held it there with grim delight

And where are the faces that said heal with your happiness


Surely got to heaven
Around and around and around 


Diffident where the wind blows
And there are the laces living deep in your memories


All around the fading light


And there where you whispered in a strange kind of reverie


All alone confess it
Around and around and around 


Diffident where the wind blows
Around and around and around 


Diffident where the wind blows
And where is it prayed for?


And where do you pay for it?


All truth and struggling


Heavenward

MONTMARTRE
Here in Montmartre 


There are passages of love


I heard you wandering far away


Deep in a place 


That can't possibly exist

Put all of your faith in one kiss
Have a lovely time in the sun

In the sun
 

True to your word

You have given me this one 

Lone memory sketch of the two of us


Here is this place 


Where the sun can never set


No place no time, just believe in it
Have a lovely time in the sun

In the sun


Here in Montmartre 

Under passages of love

I heard you wandering far above

Deep in this place 


That can't possibly exist


Put all of your faith in one kiss
Have a lovely time in the sun

In the sun

DREAMS OF LISA

Early morning 'round Victoria

In the Summer sun


They're waiting for a train to come
Promenading on the river as they've always done

As they've always done

And never bothered anyone
Takes her home and makes the dinner

And their time is run

As if the day has just begun
Dreams of Lisa


Says she'll love him


When the money's gone

And so would anyone 


And so would anyone
Dreams of Lisa


Says she'll love him


When the money's gone.
 

SPIRITED AWAY

I was the lamb 


She'd absolved for the day


And she rested there in the strangers air 
in the sudden night

And her song was delight


And such a lovely way

In a whirlpool of summer rain
It was all she had to give me

And it was all she had to give me

All she had to give

And all the world would know how happy we were then

And she sang for love

And she was beautiful

Yes she was


Admhaim do Dhia uilechumhachtach


agus daoibhse, a bráithe


gur pheacaigh mé go trom

le smaoineamh agus le briathar

le ghiomh agus le faillí


trí mo choir féin

trí mo choir féin

trí mo choir féin


trí mo mhór choir féin
[“I confess to God Almighty


And to you my brothers

That I have sinned heavily

In thought and word

In action and fault


Through my own sins

Through my own sins

Through my own sins

Through my own great sins”]
She couldn't stay away


God she was beautiful


Yes she was

 

And now we sing

Now we even dance alone


And it was all she had to give me


All she had to give me

And the world would know how happy we were then
But she couldn't stay away

God she was beautiful


Yes she was

FRAGMENTS

When love is not returned


She will enfold you 


In ancient passion

Temporal memories


Of all her jaded lovers
When love is not returned 


She will betray you 


With honey sweet lips

And you'll get carried away

Into her modern nightmare

Desperate she remains and so the story goes on


On and on and on
 

When love is not returned 


She holds on tightly


'til nothing's left but fragments


That drift away now


Signifying nothing


She flies away, free as a bird

'til she touched him


They whirl and dance around us
When love is not returned 


She holds on tightly

'til nothing's left but fragments


That drift away now

Signifying nothing
That drift away now

Signifying nothing
 

THE RIVER
When all of the light in your world has flickered and stilled


And all your time disappears

Can I stay awhile?

I saw you today

I saw you were drifting away
When you're only holding on and every second is lasting a day

It's funny how a little music

Can take you away
You could have been anything

You could have had all this, couldn't you?


You could have been anything
Now only the rain gentled waters carry you still


They'll hold the ones that you've loved


Well maybe they will
I saw you today

I saw you were drifting away
You could have been anything

You could have had all this, couldn't you?


You could have been anything

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