Those Distant Bells

Album: Fallen Empires (2011)
  • The car crunches gravel
    And the wind licks at you
    This dark spell you're under
    Has you dumbstruck by the gate

    It hurts every muscle,
    Just to walk back to the house
    Now this home that you both made,
    It looks haunted from the yard

    You can hear those distant bells,
    And you know they'll never leave,
    It's like your church is crying out,
    Like the wolf calls to her young

    And the dark never enters
    But it also never leaves,
    And this spark that he gave you
    Is just an ember all but out

    If he'd one eye on the exit,
    Oh you never would have known
    Until he drove off in the darkness
    Like some slowly fading song

    You can hear those distant bells,
    And you know they'll never leave
    It's like your church is crying out,
    Like the wolf calls to her young

    You can hear those distant bells
    And you know they'll never leave
    It's like your church is crying out
    Like the wolf calls to her young Writer/s: GARRET JACKNIFE LEE, GARY LIGHTBODY, JONATHAN GRAHAM QUINN, NATHAN CONNOLLY, PAUL WILSON, TOM SIMPSON
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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