"Five Words" as written by Robert Derwent Garth Forster and Grant William Mclennan....
It starts with a birthstone
And ends with a tombstone
Cathedrals in London,
Cathedrals in Rome, all stone.

And I just say (what do you say?)
And I just say (what do you say?)
Bury them don't keep 'em.
And I just know (what do you know?)
And I just know (what do you know?)
Bury them don't keep 'em.

Praise to the vision
That pays for the angel.
Coins in communion
Ring like a halo.*

Lay me down
On my knees
By my bed
At night.

Lay me down
On my knees
By my bed
At night.

Hail to the generals
But hell to the public.
Bows for the bishop
And bones for believers.

chorus

Rap, rap, rap on the lid.
Rap, rap, rap on the lid.
Bury them don't keep 'em etc.






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"Five Words" as written by Robert Derwent Garth Forster Grant Mclennan

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    General CommentAbout the Clergy, and how people make heros how of big people, like the generals, while messing with the people.

    Also, it's been said alot that this song has to do with not digging up the past, with the chanting of "Bury them, don't keep em." So maybe something like, we should have heros, when people die just give em to the worms and more on.

    And of course, the go-betweens should be in everyones collection. Every child should be issued a go-betweens album on bird.
    choosebroon August 31, 2006   Link

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