Two Thousand Years

Album: River Of Dreams (1993)
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  • In the beginning
    There was the cold and the night
    Prophets and angels gave us the fire and the light
    Man was triumphant
    Armed with the faith and the will
    Even the darkest ages couldn't kill

    Too many kingdoms
    Too many flags on the field
    So many battles, so many wounds to be healed
    Time is relentless
    Only true love perseveres
    It's been a long time and now I'm with you
    After two thousand years

    This is our moment
    Here at the crossroads of time
    We hope our children carry our dreams down the line
    They are the vintage
    What kind of life will they live?
    Is this a curse or a blessing that we give?

    Sometimes I wonder
    Why are we so blind to fate?
    Without compassion, there can be no end to hate
    No end to sorrow
    Caused by the same endless fears
    Why can't we learn from all we've been through
    After two thousand years?

    There will be miracles
    After the last war is won
    Science and poetry rule in the new world to come
    Prophets and angels
    Gave us the power to see
    What an amazing future there will be

    And in the evening
    After the fire and the light
    One thing is certain: Nothing can hold back the night
    Time is relentless
    And as the past disappears
    We're on the verge of all things new
    We are two thousand years Writer/s: BILLY JOEL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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