New Year's Prayer

Album: Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk (1998)
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  • Oooo
    Fall in light, fall in light
    Fall in light, fall in light.
    Feel no shame for what you are
    Feel no shame for what you are
    Feel no shame for what you are
    Feel no shame for what you are
    Feel no shame for what you are
    As you now are in your heart
    Fall in light
    Feel no shame for what you are
    Feel no shame for what you are
    Feel it as a water fall
    Fall in light, ooh.
    Fall in light, fall in light
    Fall in light, ooh.
    Fall in light, fall in light
    Fall in light, grow in light.
    Stand absolved behind your electric chair, dancing.
    Stand absolved behind your electric chair, dancing.
    Past the sound within the sound
    Past the voice within the voice.
    Ah. Ah. Ah.
    Leave your office, run past your funeral,
    Leave your home, car, leave your pulpit.
    Join us in the streets where we
    Join us in the streets where we
    Don't belong
    Don't belong
    You and the stars
    Throwing light
    Ooo (repeat)
    Fall, fall.
    Ooo
    Fall in light, fall in light
    Fall in light, ooh.
    Fall in light, fall in light
    Fall in light, grow in light. Writer/s: JEFF BUCKLEY
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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Comments: 4

  • David from Tyler, TxThe sky is a Landfill is actually about evil taking over the world, not pollution, thats pretty obvious when he says "watch the evil black the sky". The storm has ripped the shelter of illusion from our brow means that people arent "protected" by all the illusions that everyone is trying to put off. This power's no mystery to us now...hm...obviously the power of everything is known, therefore it isnt a mystery. If you just listen to the song, you can figure out what it means pretty easily.
  • Ash from Charleston, WvI always figured "Landfill" was about pollution. Don't know for certain. But I'm surprised someone from L.A., of all places, wouldn't have thought of that!
  • Dylann from Los Angeles, Cai want to know what "the sky is a landfill." is about.
  • Aaron from Seattle, WaThis song's title is taken from a poem Buckley spoke at his "Live at Sin-E" recording. The poem ranges from a little comical to a litte violent to a little calm, always retaining a beautiful honesty to it. This song showcases Buckley's range of guitar styles.
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