When I hear that trumpet sound
I will lay my burdens down
I will lay them deep into the ground
Then I'll know that I am glory bound

I'll be travelling far from home
But I won't be looking for to roam
I'll be crossing o'er the great divide
In a better home soon I will reside


When I'm in my resting place
I'll look on my mother's face
Never more will I have to know
All the loneliness that plagues me so

So I'm waiting for that train to come
And I know where she's coming from
Listen can you hear her on the track
When I board I won't be looking back


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    General CommentProbably my favorite Jennys song. The meaning is fairly obvious but are simple and eloquent. Written from the perspective of a person who, one gathers, has had a bit of a hard and lonely life, and is now on his/her deathbed, anxiously awaiting a new beginning. Sort of a gospel song in a way, but with a definite underlying "goodbye cruel world, I am shedding these mortal shackles and going on to a better place" theme to it.

    Absolutely amazing live in concert with the entire audience singing Hallelujah, I might add.
    Bluewaveson March 29, 2011   Link

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