"Heathen Tribes" as written by and Paul Gawley Ciaran Williams....
This is my church
It stands so tall and proud
It has done for all time

It has no walls
Yet its vast halls
Reach from shore to shore

To whatever shore
You know as your own
We stand as one, we stand as alone

We are born
From the same womb
Hewn from the same stone

From the frozen Baltic
I watched sunrise over Athena
Walked the battlefields of Flanders
And saw duskfall at Cintra

Beneath the Spires of Sofia
Fields of crosses at Arnhem
Armenius stood tall in Teuteborg
Senatus Populusque Romanus

To the fjords of Hordaland
Shadows of ancient Albion
At the shore of a 1000th lake
Saint Vitus dance in Praha

Yet when to Ireland we Return
I know that I am home at last
And every sun that sets
Takes me closer to her Earth


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    General CommentJust to sumarize all those places they mention:

    Baltic Sea - In between of Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Middle Europe
    Athena - Capital city of Greece
    Flanders - large area amidst France, Belgium and Netherlands
    Sintra / Cintra - One of the most western places in Portugal
    Sofia - Capital of Bulgary
    Arnhem - a city in Netherlands, place with cruel history
    Teuteborg - highlands, specifically a forest in Germany
    SPQR - the Senate and People of Rome
    Hordaland - county of Norway
    Albion - Dover Shores of Britain
    1000th lake - Finland is often called the country of thousand lakes
    Praga - My beloved capital city

    The song meaning is pretty obvious, basically it's about that everyone in Europe is from the same stone, from the same womb...
    MortisCZon February 02, 2010   Link

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