"Lazarus" as written by and Steven/balch Wilson....
As the cheerless towns pass my window
I can see a washed out moon through the fog
And then a voice inside my head breaks the analogue
And says

Follow me down to the valley below
You know
Moonlight is bleeding from out of your soul

I survived against the will of my twisted folk
But in the deafness of my world the silence broke
And said

Follow me down to the valley below
You know
Moonlight is bleeding from out of your soul
Follow me down to the valley below
You know
Moonlight is bleeding from out of your soul

My David don't you worry
This cold world is not for you
So rest your head upon me
I have strength to carry you

(Ghosts of the twenties rising)
(Golden summers just holding you)

Follow me down to the valley below
(Follow me follow me down)
You know
Moonlight is bleeding from out of your soul
Follow me down to the valley below
(Follow me follow me down)
You know
Moonlight is bleeding from out of your soul

Come to us, Lazarus
It's time for you to go


Lyrics submitted by christsizeshoes, edited by Relayer, Blaze_Infernus

"Lazarus" as written by Gavin Richard Harrison Colin Edwin Balch

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    General CommentMe and my friend just saw Porcupine Tree live.
    They played this song, and it was awesome, even better then the CD version. Steve Wilson really has an awesome voice.
    Anyway, He explained a few songs, Lazarus being one of them. He said something like: "This is as close to a lovesong as Porcupine Tree can get, and it's a pretty fucked up love song. Because in this song, one of the lovers is dead. The dead mother sings this to her son." Or something like that.
    In any case, it is about a dead mother and her child.
    Kurodaon December 08, 2005   Link

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