We Came Through
Scott Walker Lyrics


We came through
We came riding through like warriors from afar
Our black horses danced upon the graves of yesterday's desires
Haunted by our visions framed in fire
I greet you, for you still believe in what's behind a door
You've seen the children freeze upon their knees
And praying to the wind
Descend their grey madonnas back again
Fire the guns, and salute the men who died for freedom's sake
And we'll weep tonight, but we won't lie awake
Gazing up at statues dressed in stars
We won't dream, for they don't come true for us
Not anymore
They've run afar to hide in caves
With haggard burning eyes
Their icy voices tear our hearts like knives

We came through
Like the Gothic monsters perched on Notre Dame
We observe the naked souls of gutters pouring forth mankind
Smothered in an avalanche of time
And we're giants as we watch our kings and countries raise their shields
And Guevara dies encased in their ideals
And as Luther King's predictions fade from view
We came through

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

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Tenning

The most Power compressed into 2 minutes of sound I've ever heard.

Blake Gildaphish

"they've run far away to hide in caves with haggard burning eyes, their icy voices tear our hearts like knives!!"

JuanK Gonzalez

Masterpiece

herbbirdsfoot

Timely.

buchanan vanderbilt

Gothic monsters perched on Notre Dame

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