"Beneath the Silver Moon" as written by and Matthew Perryman Jones....
You were once a boy in tattered jeans
With skin dark by the sun
Eyes so wide and deep with reckless dreams
To carry you along

You were always talking 'bout the sea
The brilliant mystic view
You never seemed to shrink from mystery
That was life to you

And you would find a resting place
Where stars would light the room
And trees would bend with sacred grace
Beneath the silver moon

I see you in this height so sad and sweet
Your spirit burning bright
I know he whispers still in places deep
With flaming words of light

And you would find a resting place
Where stars would light the room
And trees would bend with sacred grace
Beneath the silver moon

And you would find a resting place
Where stars would light the room
And trees would bend with sacred grace
Beneath the silver moon


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"Beneath the Silver Moon" as written by Matthew Perryman Jones

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    General CommentI too, adored the song. The writer's father recently passed on but was apparently ill for quite some time. I read that he had a form of dementia. My own father was brain damaged for 12 years due to a stroke before he passed. The neuro damage was difficult to deal with. You see a robust, healthy figure and then one who slowly deteriorates. Maybe that info will shed new light on the song and it's meaning. I also recently met Matthew Perryman Jones this year. I really was drawn to his music, particularly his lyrics - he's such a poet. He did not disappoint - was such a lovely person!
    viksteron July 05, 2009   Link

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