I'm a melancholy man, that's what I am,
All the world surrounds me, and my feet are on the ground.
I'm a very lonely man, doing what I can,
All the world astounds me and I think I understand
That we're going to keep growing, wait and see.

When all the stars are falling down
Into the sea and on the ground,
And angry voices carry on the wind,
A beam of light will fill your head
And you'll remember what's been said
By all the good men this world's ever known.
Another man is what you'll see,
Who looks like you and looks like me,
And yet somehow he will not feel the same,
His life caught up in misery, he doesn't think like you and me,
'Cause he can't see what you and I can see.

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Melancholy Man Lyrics as written by Mike Pinder

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    Food for thought...
    "A beam of light will fill your head" (enlightenment)
    "And you'll remember whats been said by all the good men this worlds ever known" (egregore)
    "cause he can't see what you and i can see." (ORDO AB CHAO)
    what you and i can see or are seeing, is described in the next track balance.

    This entire album is filled with the worlds most weighty themes :)
    Windfieldon January 30, 2010   Link

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