Let It Ring
Indigo Girls Lyrics

Sticks and stones
Battle zones
A single light bulb
On a single thread for the black
Sirens wail
History fails
Rose-colored glass
Begins to age and crack
While the politicians shadowbox
The power ring
In an endless split decision
Never solve anything
From a neighbor's distant land
I heard the strain of the common man

Let it be me
(this is not a fighting song)
Let it be me
(not a wrong for a wrong)
Let it be me
If the world is night
Shine my life like a light

Well the world seems spent
And the president
Has no good idea
Of who the masses are
Well I'm one of them
And I'm among friends
We're trying to see beyond
The fences in our own backyards
I've seen the kingdoms blow
Like ashes in the winds of change
But the power of truth
Is the fuel for the flame
So the darker the ages get
There's a stronger beacon yet


In the kind word you speak
In the turn of the cheek
When your vision stays clear
In the face of your fear
Then you see turning out a light switch
Is their only power
When we stand like spotlights
In a mighty tower
All for one and one for all
Then we sing the common call


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Dana Mosley

One of my absolute favorite songs!! Go Amy! You tell it, girl!!!!

Crystal Davis

Freakin' fantastic. Thank you for a great video. I can't get enough of this song, as a Christian and a lesbian. This is one of the best songs ever written and performed. Thank you, Amy. I LOVE this song on their new dvd, too!

Taii Raaven

Oh, Amy, that is so amazing... Thank you so much for that...... That's a song that NEEDS to be heard, especially for Christians....


Amazing lyrics!!!


Awesome Amy ray, awesome gig in mancunia, cheers so much!

Sea Uk

I was there. About where this was taken. You must have been in front of me! They were awesome. Thanks for posting.

Suzanne Hite

Incredible. Lots of ways.

Cyndi Christiani

❤️🌈 happy national coming out day!

Diane Irby

gah i love her....


I'd like to hear Billy Bragg duet on this one...

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