Hello darkness, my old friend
I've come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
And the vision that was planted in my brain
Still remains
Within the sound of silence

In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone
'Neath the halo of a street lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence.

And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more
People talking without speaking
People hearing without listening
People writing songs that voices never share
And no one dare
Disturb the sound of silence

"Fools" said I, "You do not know
Silence like a cancer grows
Hear my words that I might teach you
Take my arms that I might reach you."
But my words like silent raindrops fell
And echoed
In the wells of silence

And the people bow



Lyrics submitted by sha_sha

Sound Of Silence song meanings
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    General CommentUhm...This is a Simon & Garfunkel cover.

    Please change the artist to Simon & Garfunkel.
    PrincessLyron February 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentJust because its a cover doesn't mean she cant have her own page for lyrics.

    Its a gorgeous song and her voice is amazing in it.
    JetstyleArmadaon July 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentJust because its a cover doesn't mean she cant have her own page for lyrics.

    Its a gorgeous song and her voice is amazing in it.
    JetstyleArmadaon July 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwell at least its a very good cover. nice voice!
    geologist_nightmareon September 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIn my opinion, this this the best version of this fabulous song, better even than S&G's.

    That said, I don't see why this version needs a new listing, or indeed any cover of any song need their own listing. Does the meaning of the song change because someone else sings it? Is it a new and different song?
    poppajayon September 12, 2008   Link

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