The hands of God were bigger than grandpa's eyes
But still he broke the elastic on your waist
But he'll never break you, baby
But he'll never break you, baby
Oh oh oh oh oh oh...

The hands of God were bigger than grandpa's eyes
But he's all gone

The love you feel is strong
The love you feel is stronger

I will take the dark part
Of your heart into my heart
I will take the dark part
Of your heart into my heart


Lyrics submitted by LouisLC, edited by Fortunatus

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    General CommentYes, it was about his mother who had been abused (in a 'guess what' way, don't want to be graphic). He wanted to take on his mother's pain here. Very moving song. Very Sad. I'm still not sure if it was his mother's grandfather, or his mom's dad. I only know about this because I heard a very compelling interview on Public Radio just a few weeks ago, which made me look this band/artist up. The whole album is moving. I'm totally addicted.
    julzbegoodon January 12, 2013   Link

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