"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" as written by and Ewan Maccoll....
The first time ever I saw your face
I thought the sun rose in your eyes
And the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave
To the dark and the endless skies, my love

And the first time ever I kissed your mouth
I felt the Earth move through my hand
Like the trembling heart of a captive bird
That was there at my command, my love

And the first time ever I lay with you
I felt your heart beat close to mine

The first time ever I saw your face
Your face, your face, your face


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"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face [DVD][Live]" as written by Ewan Mccoll

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    General CommentI don't know why...but the first time and ever since I had heard this song...I always cry like crazy...don't know why..it just makes me think of the mom I never met. she died.
    morikahjoon August 31, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthe birth of my children....
    temptation777on February 25, 2010   Link
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    Song MeaningWhen I hear this song, I begin to feel extremely spiritual... As though I am in a church, and it reminds me of the burning of insense for some strange reason. Such a beautiful song.
    rupertgrint123xoon November 25, 2010   Link

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