"Lucy" as written by and David Alexander Burn Callum Adamson....
Last night I lay trembling
The moon it was low
It was the end of love
Of misery and woe

Then suddenly above me
Her face buried in light
Came a vision of beauty
All covered in white

Now the bell-tower is ringing
And the night has stole past
O Lucy, can you hear me?
Wherever you rest

I'll love her forever
I'll love her for all time
I'll love her till the stars
Fall down from the sky
Now the bell-tower is ringing
And I shake on the floor
Oh Lucy, can you hear me?
When I call and call

Now the bell-tower is ringing
And the moon it is high
Oh Lucy, can you hear me
When I cry and cry and cry


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"Lucy" as written by Nicholas Cave

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    General CommentI was pondering about this song and I thought this is just another one of his murder ballads.
    I could be wrong though, but the line "it was the end of our love" and the fact he doesn't know where she's burried (wherever your rest) to me points this out clearly.
    Makes me imagine he's either incarcerated or in an insane asylum. Especially with him "shaking on the floor", and the song having this innocuous and almost childish melody and beauty I think corroborates the point of it being a murder ballad.
    I think this latter paradox is almost idiosyncratic of Cave.
    E.g. Henry Lee is one of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard and it is so acrimonious in lines.
    LaTon September 06, 2014   Link

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