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Cold in the wind, starless the night
Rain pouring down when the last one arrives
So many stories telling of pain
Are told by the freaks they've been throwing away

Ride out, set off to the sea
Odd fellows, you and me
Sail on to a world far away
That might not exist, we must be insane

Torn and feathered
Put in the pillory my friend
Accused as a fool marching on
In quest for a place they don't know

To Jerusalem
The piper inside, can't you feel him calling
You don't be afraid of the horizon
To Jerusalem
Don't you give in to their fingers pointing
So don't be afraid, you won't crash at the horizon
The dwarf and the giant, children who stray
The dreamer who's walking far off their way
A jester cast out, he can't laugh anymore
Here comes the freakshow... Welcome on aboard

Torn and feathered
They'll never get what you say
Kill what they don't understand
Don't know and don't even try

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Jerusalem song meanings
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    General Commentpeople usually are blind, they don't understand the ones which search for something more, the ones who can see what other cannot... "So don't be afraid, you won't crash at the horizon" I bet some people called columbus a mad man.
    MEraon April 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAll I can say is: great song.
    Mireille Bouqueton December 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentKind of what MEra said, but to add to that I almost think there is something to do with the Crusaders going to Jerusalem on a religious escapade. Very christian sounding and I'm almost sure it is about a crusader questioning meanings of things, but keeping his faith in God. "The piper inside, can't you feel him calling" seems like God. And the quest was to take Jerusalem back like the Christians did.
    Gregloryuson September 05, 2012   Link

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