Ghosts of Dachau

Album: Our Favourite Shop/Internationalists (1985)
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  • I close my eyes
    I reach out my hand
    And there you are

    Beautiful in scabs
    Caressing my scalp
    Under the mounts of the gun towers

    I shout your name
    I kick out in dreams
    And here we are

    The searchlight beams
    The siren squeals
    And hopeless shuffle to certainty

    The crab lice bite
    The typhoid smells
    And I'm still here

    Handsome in rags
    A trouserless man
    Waiting helpless for dignity

    Come to me angel
    Don't go to the showers
    Beg, steal or borrow
    Now there's nothing left to take
    Except eternity

    And who will come
    To flower our graves?
    With us still here

    Covered with dust
    Remembered by few
    But forgotten by the majority

    Stay with me angel
    Don't get lost in history
    Don't let all we suffered
    Lose it's meaning in the dark
    That we call memory
    Writer/s: PAUL JOHN WELLER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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