The Unquiet Grave
Steven Wilson Lyrics

Cold blows the wind to my true love
And gently drops the rain
I've never had but one true love
And in green-wood he lies slain

I'll do as much for my true love
As any young girl may
I'll sit and mourn all on his grave
For twelve months and a day
And when twelve months and a day was passed
The ghost did rise and speak
"Why sittest thou all on my grave
And will not let me sleep?"

Go fetch me water, my true love
And blood from out the stone
Go fetch me milk from a fair maid's breast
That young man has never known

How oft on yonder grave, my true love
Where we were want to walk
The fairest flower that I ever saw
Has withered to my stalk

When will we meet again, sweetheart
When shall we meet again?
When the autumn leaves that fall from the trees
Are green and spring again

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Someone should take this and edit it into Anesthetize.

That Random Chick

yes please

David Shur

This is an excellent version. The first version I ever heard was on the first Gryphon album 1973.

Chris Schmidt

Certainly spooky. My kind of music. Better than any of the other remakes I've heard of this song.


Best version... the music is best of all!!!

Martijn Martens

Steven Wilson - The Unquiet Grave can be found on Cover Version IV 


yeah!totally agree!from all the versions i've heard,this brings me more into the sounds to me so ''medieval''




After listening to other versions of this song, I really appreciate what Steven Wilson has done with it.


It's a cover Steven made on a traditional song.You can find it on one of the cover albums Steven Made.Cover Version IV (2006)

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