All the hopes that you've been holding on to for so long
And the fires you've been chasing down now are all gone
I can tell you are a long way from the one you love
Oh the night it takes so long to fall

Oh in the night, oh in the night, oh in the night
I will hide away my fortunate son
He's soon to fall, but let him go
But I'll always know my life is not the only one
No, no

Oh in the night, oh in the night, oh in the night
I will hide away my fortunate son
He's soon to fall, but let him go
But I'll always know my life is not the only one
No, no

Smoke and shadows fall, follow me
To my heart like I come so
Heavy so that I can
Still not believe the
Words that you sing so
Carry on your own
No, no

All my life has been a wander in the fireside
All the weather made is cold enough to hold me now
And a heart like yours should never have to hold it now
But sometimes it takes the night to fall

Oh in the night, oh in the night, oh in the night
I will hide away my fortunate son
He's soon to fall, but let him go
But I'll always know my life is not the only one,
No, my life is not the only one,
No, you can never have my fortunate son, no, no
No, no, no


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    General Commentreally good song. cant stop humming it.
    rentboyon June 06, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI can't stop humming it either. Not sure what it's about, though the reference to hiding away her "fortunate son" is intriguing. Is she singing about her son, who's far away at war? Or is it more literal, like she'll never let her little boy be a soldier? Or it could be a love song...I like that there's no clear interpretation.

    Either way, this song is just beautiful.
    lunaharpuaon July 20, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionI believe in the chorus she is saying, "He's soon to fall, if I let him go. But I know in my life, he's not the only one."
    NoCodeMosquitoon June 29, 2011   Link
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    General CommentExcuse me, *"But I'll always know in my life, he's not the only one."
    NoCodeMosquitoon June 29, 2011   Link

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