Firth Of Fifth

Album: Selling England By The Pound (1973)
  • The path is clear
    Though no eyes can see
    The course laid down long before.
    And so with gods and men
    The sheep remain inside their pen,
    Though many times theyâ??ve seen the way to leave.

    He rides majestic
    Past homes of men
    Who care not or gaze with joy,
    To see reflected there
    The trees, the sky, the lily fair,
    The scene of death is lying just below.

    The mountain cuts off the town from view,
    Like a cancer growth is removed by skill.
    Let it be revealed.
    A waterfall, his madrigal.
    An inland sea, his symphony.

    Undinal songs
    Urge the sailors on
    'Till lured by sirensâ?? cry.

    Now as the river dissolves in sea,
    So Neptune has claimed another soul.
    And so with gods and men
    The sheep remain inside their pen,
    Until the shepherd leads his flock away.

    The sands of time were eroded by
    The river of constant change. Writer/s: Anthony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Steve Hackett
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Sjefy from IndonesiaOne of the best beautiful songs from Genesis.
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