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Re: David Byrne's "Ain’t Got So Far to Go"

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  • CaricTIO
    Damn, did the song scare everyone away!?!? Caric
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 18, 2003
      Damn, did the song scare everyone away!?!?

      Caric

      --- In ctk_users@yahoogroups.com, "ctrkgrendel" <ctrkgrendel@y...>
      wrote:
      > David Byrne
      > Ain't Got So Far to Go
      >
      > I am young but I remember
      > It was not so long ago
      > In a land so bright and shining
      > This is how the story goes
      >
      > In the Kingdom there was chaos
      > And the land was filled with fear
      > There was hatred, there was envy
      > In between the rich and poor
      >
      > Oh, the water's rising
      > How will we get to the other shore
      > Many hearts are broken
      > But we ain't got so far to go
      > No, we ain't got so far to go
      >
      > In a den of prosititution
      > To a girl both frail and weak
      > A child was born who had no father
      > So she left it on the street
      >
      > But the child was raised by strangers
      > Who loved and fed and taught him well
      > And when he saw the land in darkness
      > Something changed inside himself
      >
      > Oh, the water's rising
      > How will we get to the other shore
      > Many hearts are broken
      > But we ain't got so far to go
      > No, we ain't got so far to go
      >
      > Then it came, the revolution
      > And the child was filled with fire
      > And he led us on to victory
      > And he seemed so strong and wise
      >
      > But the big fish eat the small ones
      > It's the way of history
      > And although I once came for vengeance
      > I return in mystery, I return in mystery
      >
      > I miss you more than ever
      > This is not where I belong
      > When I see my baby dancing
      > I will know my work is done
      >
      > When you hear that guitar playing
      > You won't have so far to go
      > No, you won't have so far to go
      > Because we ain't got so far to go
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