Sisters of Avalon
Cyndi Lauper Lyrics


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Felt someone calling me into the howling of the wind.
I heard the reflection of a sound echoing through my skin ...
And a distant drum rumbling under ground gently guides me on ...
Through my wild heart ...
Whispering to me the Sisters Of Avalon...
Sisters Of Avalon...Sisters Of Avalon...

She is awakening in dark swells and mystery.
Unbridled night mares powerful and running free.
You could still hear her cries reverberating through the trees...
For the trampled flowers, the daughters of Eve, the Sisters of Avalon...
Sisters Of Avalon...Sisters Of Avalon...

They brought her in in a new white dress...
But the stain left an ache on her mother's breast...
Now all that's left are the ghostly steps from a distant corridor...

And a distant drum rumbling under ground gently guides me on ...
Through my wild heart ...
Whispering to me the Sisters Of Avalon...




Sisters Of Avalon...
Come on sisters...come on sister...

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Cyndi Lauper's song Sisters of Avalon speak of a deep connection between the singer and the mystical world of the ancient sisterhood of Avalon. The imagery used in this song is rich and vivid, with phrases like "calling me into the howling of the wind" and "whispering to me the Sisters of Avalon" creating the sense of a spiritual awakening. The trance-like beat and haunting melody further add to the otherworldly atmosphere of the song.


The metaphor of the "unbridled nightmares" and "trampled flowers" represents the violation of feminine power and the struggle to reclaim it. The pain of this struggle is echoed in the line "the stain left an ache on her mother's breast," reminding the listener that the struggles of women throughout time are deeply intertwined. The song ends with an invitation to "come on sisters," a call to unite and find strength in solidarity.


Line by Line Meaning

Felt someone calling me into the howling of the wind.
I sensed a strong urge pulling me towards a distant sound carried by the wind.


I heard the reflection of a sound echoing through my skin ...
I heard a sound which made every cell of my body shake in resonance.


And a distant drum rumbling under ground gently guides me on ...
A faint drumbeat felt from deep beneath the earth is leading me forward.


Through my wild heart ...
I allow myself to be guided by my passionate and untamed heart.


Whispering to me the Sisters Of Avalon...
The voice in my heart tells me about the mystical and powerful Sisters of Avalon.


She is awakening in dark swells and mystery.
An enigmatic and mysterious force is emerging from the depths of the unknown.


Unbridled night mares powerful and running free.
Powerful and unrestrained nightmares are released and roam free.


You could still hear her cries reverberating through the trees...
Her anguished cries echo across the forest...


For the trampled flowers, the daughters of Eve, the Sisters of Avalon...
She mourns for the women who were oppressed and wronged, the Sisters of Avalon.


They brought her in in a new white dress...
They celebrated her arrival, dressing her in pure white...


But the stain left an ache on her mother's breast...
But the pain of her absence pierced her mother's heart...


Now all that's left are the ghostly steps from a distant corridor...
All that remains is a faint memory of footsteps heard from afar...


Come on sisters...come on sister...
Let us join together, Sisters of Avalon, and move forward boldly.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
Written by: CYNDI LAUPER, JAN PULSFORD

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Josias Messiah

#CyndiLauper ❤️🇧🇷

colindagreat

People have never given her credit for how awesome her voice actually is. I really respect the way she never caved in and tarted herself up just to sell records, she has always been her own woman, and that is fucking rare!!

Daniel Augusto

Que pena que a gravadora dela boicotou o CD! Vendeu muito pouco e tem ótimas faixas! So underrated! Underappreciated!

L

Sem duvida, o CD é muito bom, um dos melhores dela

Christophe Gisone

This women do always a masterpiece she's Best in the world 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

REMChicagoBoy

I have been rediscovering the entire 'Sisters of Avalon' record lately. It's aged so well. It's perfection… 

Priscilla Hernandez

REMChicagoBoy i love it probably my fav of hers

donald allen

@Priscilla Hernandez nope!!!!
Hatful has been the best!!!!

Priscilla Hernandez

@donald allen I love and a hat full of stars (probably my fav song of hers) and sally's pigeons, but it is true that sisters aged very well. The cd of her i listened the most was a night to remember but cos it was my first"cassette" of her. Ibam a singer now and always claim her among my influences

Noah D'Lou

Still my favorite to this day

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