"Russian Roulette" as written by and Jack Savoretti....
How I survived the massacre
I'll never understand
I fought as hard and strong as any other man
Yet I return as hero
And they return as ghosts
A heavy burden on the hearts of those they love the most

Take me
Back to the place where I used to be
Before I lost a lifetime
Show me
All of the love that I used to see
In the eyes of the lonely lover of mine
In the eyes of this lonely lover of mine

Now my reward is peace and quiet
Of both I'm never sure
The sound of silence scares me senseless
Ever since the war
I drink away my memories
Too vivid to be told
The hollow heart I carry now is no good for my soul

So take me
Back to the place where I used to be
Before I lived a lifetime
Show me
All of the love that I used to see
In the eyes of this lonely lover of mine, yes
In the eyes of this lonely lover of mine

Take me
Back to the place where I used to be
Before I lived a lifetime
Show me
All of the love that I used to see
In the eyes of this lonely lover of mine, yes
In the eyes of this lonely lover of mine
In the eyes of this lonely lover of mine


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    General CommentThis reminds me a great novel by E.Hemingway, "farewell to arms"

    The song shows that a soldier has come back to his motherland and it seems they won the war.but as all we should know, war has no real winner he say that now he scares of all thing and just regret the past.dreadfully and desperately he wishes to go back where there was no war but...


    So sad...

    Peace...
    Reza Hemingwayon January 24, 2017   Link

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