There's a place that we can go
at the end of a long slow day
streetlamps fuse the rising night
I feel so far away

when you came back late, from the garden
I couldn't turn my eyes
and I was dead

outside in the crowded pines
ships are sailing though the wood
impossible
leaving in the space between
the Hovis homes, the railway heath
impossible

I can see my freedom but I need a little time
your hair wet and your arms full
you were dead, you were alive

looking in the heart of light
looking into the silence

from those nights so frigid
they seemed hardly real
through the last light on the plain
Roland to the dark tower came
weialala leia
weialala leia
impossible
impossible
impossible



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    General Commentthis song is so beautiful!

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    thiagozeroon September 09, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"Roland to the dark tower came" is most likely a reference to Browning's famous poem "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" rather than King's "The Dark Tower" or Shakespeare's King Lear.

    The character Roland is.. well, really cynical and disillusioned for a knight on a quest. There's obstacles but a lot of them are due to Roland's depressed nature, and nothing is presented at the end that satisfies the struggle. Pretty consistent with the tones of their other works. Love the Clientele :)
    tuntawuon October 22, 2011   Link

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