This day is the day that we rise or we fall
This night is the night that we win or lose all
This time is the time that we wait for a while
This year is the year that we wait with a smile

If you call, we will follow
If you show us we can tow the line

And now that you're here you can show me the way
Now that you're here we can try make it pay
For while you were gone it was hard it was cold
While you were gone we were time we were old

If you call we will follow
If you show us we can tow the line


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    General CommentFound this on "Made to love magic". It's the last song he ever recorded, found years later on a tape at Island Records. Correct me if I'm wrong.
    When Nick sings that stanza "If you call we will follow/If you show us we can tow the line", it sounds chilling almost. Almost fitting considering the circumstances.
    will_colon July 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentNick Drake is probably the most prominent case of tortured, under-appreciated genius I've ever known.

    Even now, too many people don't know him.

    This song is mind-blowing.
    ThomYorkeGuyGarvey92on September 17, 2010   Link

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