"Hush, Hush, Hush" as written by and Paula Cole....
Long white arms
Losing their strength and form
Sixty year man on twenty year old skin
Skeleton, your eyes have lost their warmth
Look to your father for some support

Hush hush hush
Says your daddy's touch
Sleep sleep sleep
Says the hundredth sheep
Peace peace peace
May you go in peace

Cruel joke you waited so long to show
The one that you wanted wasn't a girl
All your life you kept it hidden inside
Now when you step
You stumble
You die


Oh maybe next time
You'll be Henry the 8th
Wake up tomorrow, alexander the great
Open your eyes in a new life again
Oh maybe next time
You'll be given a chance

Hush hush hush

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"Hush, Hush, Hush" as written by Paula Cole

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    General CommentDoes anyone else think the message in the last stanza is reminiscent of the song "All the Pretty Little Horses"?
    I absolutely LOVE this entire album, musically and lyrically, but this song is definitely one of the better ones. And I think Gabriel's voice fits the sad fatherly role in this song perfectly, especially in contrast to Cole's dreamy voice of an outsider seeing their incredibly deep pain.
    HiOnMusicon April 19, 2009   Link

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