Brown Eyes and I were tired
We had walked and we had scrambled
Through the moors and through the briars
Through the endless blue meanders
In the blue August moon
In the cool August moon
Over the nights and through the fires
We went surging down the wires
Through the towns and on the highways

Through the storms in all their thundering
In the blue August moon
In the cool August moon
Well we rested in a desert
Where the bones were white as teeth, sir
And we saw St. Elmo's Fire
Splitting ions in the ether
In the blue August moon
In the cool August moon

Lyrics submitted by iNclet

"St. Elmo's Fire" as written by Brian Eno

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  • +1
    General CommentI think this song is about travelling in your imagination. An abslout favourate of mine.
    Birdyon February 05, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentits about how he explores the world beatnik style, "surging through the wires", with the energy of electricity and at the awesome pace of a fire, roaring through life.
    enoemoshmoon June 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commentbest guitar solo ever
    smallwonderroboton June 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSt. Elmo's Fire is a really weird phenomenon. Wikipedia it!
    MoonArcher92on March 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree with birdy. The whole album is like escaping into a window in your brain. "Another Green World" that Brian had to imagine while he sat injured in bed. Fripp's guitar on this track is also just divine.
    paranoid schizoidon October 28, 2007   Link

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