"Shelter for my Soul" as written by and Bernard Joseph Fanning....
At the end of my days when I'm called to go,
Into the open arms of the Holy Ghost,
To have lived such a life as I have known,
Fortune follows me, but I'm brave no more.

For my great mistakes I will surely pay,
I'm running low and the devil is on my trail,
When fate delivers me all I'll ask it for,
Is a place to rest and shelter for my soul.

Oh if I could spend my days,
Free from the prison of your gates,
Then I could die a happy man.

Oh if I could spend my days,
Free from the shadow of my name,
Then I could die happy man.

When I am released from this mortal load,
I'll take my leave but I don't wanna go.
When fate delivers me all I'll ask it for,
A place to rest and shelter for my soul.


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"Shelter For My Soul (for the film Ned Kelly)" as written by Bernard Joseph Fanning

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    General Commentthis song is absolutely divine..
    'I’ll take my leave but I don’t wanna go'
    is my favourite line.. it just gets to me..
    beautiful piano, gentle lyrics and a stunning voice.
    -Amz-on June 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFrom the "Ned Kelly" Soundtrack, pretty fitting lyrics in context of the life of Ned Kelly. Awesome, talented musician, great song, need I say more?
    Carlordauon July 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBeautiful song... like carlordau said, it really fits the movie... the lyrics are beautiful! i like the part "then i could die happy man" ...
    Tissieon July 26, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"from the prison of your gaze" and not "the prison of your gates"
    Tissieon January 27, 2011   Link

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