Boy Child
Scott Walker Lyrics

You'll lose your way
A boy child rides upon your back
Take him away
Through mirrors dark and blessed with cracks
Through forgotten courtyards
Where you used to search for youth
Old gets a new life
Reach out you can touch it's true
He's not a shadow of shadows
Like you, you see
Hearts hold on holding
If you stay one, you'll stay free
Go seek the lady
Who will give, not take away
Naked with stillness
On the edge of dawn she stays
Night starts to empty
That's when her song begins
She'll make you happy
She'll take you deep within her
Window lights for wanderers
Hide hard in your swollen eyes
Echoes of laughter
Hide in the cities thighs
Love catch these fragments
Swirling through the winds of night
What can it cost
To give a boy child back his sight
Extensions through dimensions
Leave you feeling cold and lame
Boy child mustn't tremble
Cause he came without a name

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: SCOTT ENGEL

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sydney pollocks

I am going to miss the mystery ,the mastery and the complexity of this musical genius .
Walker for me epitomises everything an artist should be.
What a journey it was and luckily his music lives on
Thank you so much .
RIP Scott

David Jazay

I feel the same. He opened doors we yet have to step through.

Davidskeeter Skeeter

Beautifully put my friend,,Respect,👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🇬🇧


I personally think this is one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever recorded


Rian Draegon

I cry every time I hear it

Shay Kearney

Totally agree. Scott has a song for every moment however so I'm torn from experience to experience. Xx

eric white

Cannot agree enough with you sir!


It's certainly one of the most beautiful pieces of music I've ever heard... those strings get me every time

Casa de La Cultura Anselmo Cádiz

is one of the most etereal song ever

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Scott 4 is one of the greatest and most under appreciated albums of the 1960's. It was criminal that they deleted it in 1970.... It would have been a crime had it been lost.

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