A thousand powdered parts
Past the sun and moon
The hint of timelessness splashed
On this afternoon
And they tell me I'm inside (you're only human)
But when I run, when I hide
I want to touch you

I think my courage must
Never leave this room
It's like the history that
Hides in the monsoon
And they tell me I'm alive (you're only human)
But when I lean into a dive
I want to touch you

At home they think we must be fools
The sky or street, they're both as cruel
When you're running low on fuel
And I ran out books ago
Last night I overheard your prayers
It's emptiness that scares
Disappearing in thin air
To a lost place down below

Once upon a time
In a distant land
I felt the rising sun
Focused through my hand
And they tell me I'm so changed (you're only human)
But if I ever was the same
I want to touch you

At home they think we must be fools
The sky or street, they're both as cruel
When you're running low on fuel
And I ran out books ago
Last night I overheard your prayers
It's emptiness that scares
Disappearing in thin air
To a lost place down below

The action calls me away
The action calls me away
The action calls me away
The action calls me away
(You never know)

At home they think we must be fools
The sky or street, they're both as cruel
When you're running low on fuel
And I ran out books ago
Last night I overheard your prayers
It's emptiness that scares
Disappearing in thin air
To a lost place down below
Last night I overheard your prayers
It's emptiness that scares
Disappearing in thin air
To a lost place down below


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Fighter Pilot... Korean War song meanings
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    General CommentI never managed to get my hands on a copy of this track. I believe it was on the non-UK version of the first album (which even had a different title).
    A very non-Churchy title gives away the meaning.
    PeterPumkinheadon March 03, 2010   Link

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