"Indiscriminate Act of Kindness" as written by and Foy Vance....
She came in from the cold wet
Dropped her luggage bags,
Looked the concierge in the eye
Said, "I need a room for the night,
But I don't got no money.
Would you take payment of any kind?"

He said, "It's alright
I got a room here, you can share mine.
Make the bed in the morning and that'll do fine.
You can change in the bathroom,
Hang your clothes on the line."
A tear came to her eye
She thought, how could he be so kind

How could he be so kind
How could he be so kind

She sat down on the bed with a needle
He said, "I'd hate to see you bleed,
I'll just fetch a warm towel,
Then sit here 'til you're dry."
She started to cry
Said, "Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why?"

Consider it an indiscriminate act of kindness.
Consider it an indiscriminate act of kindness.
Consider it an indiscriminate act of kindness.

She was cold turkey
He was holding her hand
She said, "I was ruined by a man,
This was never in my plans.
I dreamed of men who loved me,
Together we'd see the world.
Somehow I lost myself among the insults they hurled."

"I'm sure you're a wonderful woman,
And someday there will surely be someone.
So just relax, it's important that you're calm."
She said, "How is it you can see past me as I am?"

Consider it an indiscriminate act of kindness.
Consider it an indiscriminate act of kindness.
Consider it an indiscriminate act of kindness.

"See when you took your chances,
It was like you placed a bet.
And sometimes this is the reward you can get.
I was always taught
If you see someone defiled,
You should look them in the eyes and smile,
Take their heart, no better still—
Take them home, home, home."

She awoke early in the morning
Made the bed, gathered up her clothes to leave
Saw the concierge curled on the settee
Said, "What you did for me was hard for me to believe."

"I was just doing what was right.
No one that knows love could leave you out there on such a night.
If you can help someone,
Bare this in mind
And consider it an indiscriminate act of kindness."

Consider it an indiscriminate act of kindness. [x7]


Lyrics submitted by New Year's Project, edited by kellymac23

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