Wonderful Remark

Album: The King of Comedy soundtrack (1983)
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  • How can you stand the silence
    That pervades when we all cry?
    How can you watch the violence
    That erupts before your eyes?
    How can you tell us something
    Just to keep us hangin' on?
    Something that just don't mean nothing
    When we see it, you are gone
    Clinging to some other rainbow
    While we're standing, waiting in the cold
    Telling us the same old story
    Knowing time is growing old

    That was a wonderful remark
    I had my eyes closed in the dark
    I sighed a million sighs
    I told a million lies, to myself, to myself

    How can we listen to you
    When we know your talk is cheap?
    How can we ever question
    Why we give more and you keep?
    How can your empty laughter
    Fill a room like ours with joy?
    When you're only playing with us
    Like a child does with a toy?
    How can we ever feel the freedom
    Or the flame lit by the spark
    How can we ever come out even
    When reality is stark?

    That was a wonderful remark
    I had my eyes closed in the dark, yeah
    I sighed a million sighs
    I told a million lies, to myself
    To myself
    Baby, to myself
    Baby, to myself, to myself
    To myself, to myself Writer/s: VAN MORRISON
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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