Please beware of them that stare
they'll only smile to see you
while your time away
and once you've seen what
they have been
to win the earth
just won't seem worth
your night or your day
who'll hear what I say?
Look around
you find the ground
is not so far
from where you are
but not too wise
for down below
they'll never grow
they're always tired
and charms are hired
from out of their eyes
never surprise
Take your time
and you'll be fine
and say a prayer
for people there
who live on the floor
and if you see
what's meant to be,
don't name the day
or try to say,
"It happened before."
Don't be shy
you learn to fly
and see the sun
when day is done
if only you see
just what you are
beneath a star
that came to stay
one rainy day
in autumn for free
yes, be what you'll be
Please beware of them that stare
they'll only smile to see you
while your time away
and once you've seen
what they have been
to win the earth
just won't seem worth
your night or your day
who'll hear what I say?
Open up the broken cup
let goodly sin and sunshine in
yes, that's today
and open wide the hymns you hide
you'll find renown while people frown
at things that you say
but say what you'll say
about the farmers and the fun
and the things behind the sun
and the people round your head
who say everything's been said
and the movement in your brain
sends you out into the rain


Lyrics submitted by laurelinwyntre

Things Behind the Sun (Nick Drake cover) song meanings
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  • +2
    My OpinionOne of my all time favourite covers. It totally suits Cedric's voice and the selection of effects culminate in a really memorable interpretation of the track.

    As a bonus, it gets more and more people to look up Nick Drake, which can only be a good thing.
    Skam33on November 19, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is such an awesome cover, though.
    Harusameon September 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a Nick Drake cover
    laurelinwyntreon February 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwesome cover, I just think the effects they added are a little much. Cedric's voice is awesome enough without them.
    muzy21on June 29, 2014   Link

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