Down The Dolce Vita

Album: Peter Gabriel (first, car) (1977)
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  • 'Hey Mac, see you down the Dolce Vita!
    'Get back, we don't have time
    'cause I hear we're sending off the heroes
    When the year goes, they're out of the bay,
    Trying to find a way
    To make it alive'

    'So long' said poor men to their families,
    Be strong 'til we get back home.
    And if not, take care of all the children
    Until then just hope and pray
    To make it alive'

    'You guys are crazy'

    They shout and then we leave the harbor.
    In doubt, they're acting weird
    And the sea is whipping up a welcome
    If hell come we're all easy prey,
    Trying to find a way
    To make it alive'

    'You guys are crazy'

    The captain's hand shook for the guys to get in place
    He said, 'Let's look behind your face.'
    With each corner covered, they were all around
    Waiting for the midnight bell to sound
    'Out of sight," cried Aeron through his glasses
    'Don't fight' said Gorham's smioulder
    I was scared of being easy prey,
    Trying to find a way
    To make it alive' Writer/s: PETER GABRIEL
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Charlie from Nyc, Nygreat song by peter gabriel. listened to this a made me a die hard fan. one question, what does this song mean?
    see you all down the dolce vita.
    Charlie Muller Jr Bronx Ny.
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