47 STRINGS

 

 

 

You burst on the scene 

It was a regular day

The people were a stoppin’ 

And what do they say

They say, oh

Oh-wah-oh

 

I took you in my hand 

And we went underground

To a studio right in the middle of town

And there we say

We say

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

 

I’ll be calling in the morning

We’re an unforgettable story 

When I laid you down on the bed of crowns

We were dancing to the beat

And on the streets, the streets of glory

My heart was pounding

As I heard the sound of you crying out loud

I realised we were writing the music for

An orchestra of 47 strings 

Singing 

 

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

 

We went back down for a second round

And diving deep into the pool of sound

And the words that we were singing

Were lets go, go, go, go

 

Heat was arising as we made a play

From the story book of love the way

You’re doing it when we’re singing

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

 

I’ll be calling in the morning

We’re an unforgettable story 

When I laid you down on the bed of crowns

We were dancing to the beat

And on the streets, the streets of glory

My heart was pounding

As I heard the sound of you crying out loud

I realised we were writing the music for

An orchestra of 47 strings 

Singing 

 

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

 

We can’t fake who we are

When what we are 

Is the face of freedom

We can be a part

Of the greatest love

That’s gonna blow through the ceiling

It’s a revolution

A turning of time

For a better reason why

Why can’t I

And even you 

Be the believers

 

I’ll be calling in the morning

We’re an unforgettable story 

When I laid you down on the bed of crowns

We were dancing to the beat

And on the streets, the streets of glory

My heart was pounding

As I heard the sound of you crying out loud

I realised we were writing the music for

An orchestra of 47 strings 

Singing 

 

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

 

 

 

CAROUSEL

 

 

 

I caught your eye the other day

Only for the moment to fade away

Under skies the rain it falls on the moment

When you’ve gone too deep

 

But I am strong and life’s a carousel 

And what goes around will come again

It will come again

 

And I will wait for you

It’s the only thing that I can do

And I will wait for you

I’ll give you all the time you need 

To find the way  

I know that you will find the truth

And I will wait

 

What I saw were windows to another world

It was nothing like I’ve ever seen before

I’ve walked the streets close to a million times

And I hope to catch your eyes again

 

Whoa, I am strong and life’s a carousel 

And what goes around will come again

I know, I know, I know it will come again

 

And I will wait for you

It’s the only thing that I can do

And I will wait for you

I’ll give you all the time you need 

To find the way

I know that you will find the truth

And I will wait

 

I’ve seen you in a passerby

He’s seen the light

That your eyes ignite

If he found you there

Then so will I

So will I

 

And I will wait for you

It’s the only thing that I can do

And I will wait for you

I’ll give you all the time you need 

To find the way

I know that you will find the truth

And I will wait

 

I’ll give you all the time you need 

To find the way

I know that you will find the truth

And I will wait

 

I’ll give you all the time you need 

To find the way

I know that you will find the truth

And I will wait

 

 

 

FAIR CHILD

 

 

 

Fair child of the storm

Lost at sea before you’re born

Hush now in the silence, I will watch you sleep

And as you dream I will meet you there

I’ll meet you there

 

Whoa-whoa

Whoa-whoa

 

It’s time to tell me all your secrets now

Where you’ve been and how you’ve come around

Your smile is nothing less than a miracle

And in your eyes the story of a distant song

 

Whoa-whoa

Whoa-whoa         

                

I am with you all along the way  

And all you have to do is say                 

I’m coming home

Then you’re coming home to me

 

Tick tock, the clock is sneaking up on four 

Dust off your feathers and come out once more

And sing your song to me of a dream

That you will one day be free

              

I am with you all along the way

And all you have to do is say                  

I’m coming home

Then you’re coming home to me 

 

Like an angel on his maiden flight

He doesn’t know where he’ll be beyond tonight

Like a shadow that’s fallen down

He tries to keep at least ten feet above the ground

 

Whoa-whoa

Whoa-whoa

                 

I am with you all along the way

And all you have to do is say               

I’m coming home

Then you’re coming home to me

 

I am with you all along the way

And all you have to do is say               

I’m coming home

Then you’re coming home to me

 

 

 

FALLEN SOLDIER

 

 

 

There was a battle that night 

A raging fire fight

It was the worst I’ve ever been in

And as the bullets flew

It was then I knew

I don’t wanna die in my sin

 

The ghosts of the wars

Fallen soldiers, heroes, villains 

United they sing, its stinging

My brother, the reason we lifted our arms

Against each other is a curse to the living

 

Oh, there are better things to die for

If I could only give my life once more

I’d be standing there in front of you

And take the bullets for the love of you

Oh, there are better things to live for

 

The talk of the war in all its glory

Compared to what I’ve been seeing

People bleeding for nothing

For the story of money

Is a mockery of our beings

 

A bullet struck me in my groin

The truth of this unholy war is creepy

Fallen boys, ghosts of the soldiers

Brush against the souls of their mothers weeping

 

Oh, there are better things to die for

If I could only give my life once more

I’d be standing there in front of you

And take the bullets for the love of you

Oh, there are better things to live for

If I was only given one wish more

I’d give it all to save you

For the love of God to save you

 

I’ll take the bullet for you brother

Go back and comfort your mother

Today you won’t be a John Doe

You’ll be a hero when you learn

 

Oh, there are better things to die for

If I could only give my life once more

I’d be standing there in front of you

And take the bullets for the love of you

Oh, there are better things to live for

If I was only given one wish more

I’d give it all to save you

For the love of God to save you

 

 

 

GHOST LOVER

 

 

 

Crawling out through the open door

The fever’s coming back again

Fall in love like she always does

We all know how the story ends

The story ends, the story ends

 

Light a fire by the ocean side

And sing like all the others did

Oh-ah, oh-ah

E-a-oh, oh-ah-e-oh 

Oh-ah-e-oh

 

The ghost of your lover

Is coming back and haunting me

Delilah, denier, the liar

How many pieces for me

 

A rumbling sound 

Lifts the open ground

Beneath me I am alone again

The gold I found wraps its fingers round

Its keeps me here locked

But I’m not bound, I’m not bound

 

A silent star marks the birth of our

Our long ago, now not far away

The story of a bond, a trust

Meet me here, I’m not gone away

I’ve come to pay, I’ve come to pay

 

The ghost of your lover

Is coming back and haunting me

Delilah, denier, the liar

How many pieces for me

 

Hold it high, your hand like this

Let got of it

Hold it high, the ghost you’ve kissed 

Is just a myth

 

Forty days to put thirty down

And after twenty rounds

We’re almost six feet under

Ten times I have called you out

And now we three shout out

Where is your wonder

Oh, where is your wonder

 

The ghost of your lover

Is coming back and haunting me

Delilah, denier, the liar

How many pieces

 

The ghost of your lover

Is coming back and haunting me

Delilah, denier, the liar

How many pieces

I’m free

 

 

 

HOT ROCK STONES

 

 

 

It started out as a one-man band

At McGee’s when she started to sing

Playing hard I can hear the crowd

Laughing out loud as I broke the 7th string

“Play on” the good ghost said 

“Oh, I love what the music is doing for me

Play it hard, let the words be strong and

Don’t you hold back for anything”

 

We’re five to go

We’re the Hot Rock stones

We’re not rolling 

We’re gonna fly high

We’re shaking the bones of your rock and roll

It’s only star dust in our eyes

We’re taking back the rainbow he said

“It’s gonna be a sign” that’s right

Tonight we’ve got the fire burning

It’s gonna be the best time of our lives

 

Coming after the old man’s crowd

With the force at lightning speed

We can hear the people shout out 

“Wow, you gotta see their time machine”

Staging one of the biggest comebacks

The world has ever seen, no dream

What’s playing out on a beaten guitar

With some crazy broken strings

 

We’re five to go

We’re the Hot Rock stones

We’re not rolling 

We’re gonna fly high

We’re shaking the bones of your rock and roll

It’s only star dust in our eyes

We’re taking back the rainbow he said

“It’s gonna be a sign” that’s right

Tonight we’ve got the fire burning

It’s gonna be the best time of our lives

 

Ah-ah-are you ready

Ah-ah-ah, here we come

Ah-ah, better be ready

Ah-ah-ah, three, two, one

Ah-ah-are you ready

Ah-ah-ah, here we come

Ah-ah, better be ready

Ah-ah-ah, three, two, one

 

We’re five to go

We’re the Hot Rock stones

We’re not rolling 

We’re gonna fly high

We’re shaking the bones of your rock and roll

It’s only star dust in our eyes

We’re taking back the rainbow he said

“It’s gonna be a sign” that’s right

Tonight we’ve got the fire burning

It’s gonna be the best time of our lives

 

We’re five to go

We’re the Hot Rock stones

We’re not rolling 

We’re gonna fly high

We’re shaking the bones of your rock and roll

It’s only star dust in our eyes

We’re taking back the rainbow he said

“It’s gonna be a sign” that’s right

Tonight we’ve got the fire burning

It’s gonna be the best time of our lives

 

 

 

I AM VICTORIA

 

 

 

The fallout from he world I’m in

My head slipping under a dizzying spin

I am living in a jar

Smoky, delirious 

Dancing with the stars

Caught in a maze of a passerby

Wanderlust, upside down, I’m high

Choking on riddles the proud do sing

Losing the the meaning of simple things

 

I am opening up the doorway

Into another world

Im calling for you

Meet me there

It is where 

We can be free

Victoria

 

Time disappearing, gone from me

I’ve been living in a dream

My head stuck in psychedelic clouds

Only thinking of the now

The storm was coming 

I closed the blinds

And sang ‘Rock-A-Bye Baby’

One more time

This was the moment I felt your kiss

True like a father 

I knew it was this

 

I am opening up the doorway

Into another world

Im calling for you

Meet me there

It is where 

We can be free

Victoria

 

Diamonds in the sky

Before me stood a sombre scarecrow 

Dark in the night

The moon would cast a weary shadow

You’re holding out the light

As the tears were flowing through me

And oh, to my surprise

We explode in the colours of the rainbow

Oh-oh-oh-oh

The rainbow, oh-oh-oh-oh

The rainbow

 

I am opening up the doorway

Into another world

Im calling for you

Meet me there

It is where 

We can be free

Victoria

 

 

 

KOMA A LEIDT

 

 

 

She kissed the angel as he falls from grace

They fell in love in this frozen place

Worlds collide, a babe was born

And there I stood in the beautiful storm

 

My story goes on the way the giants lived

They grew, they played

But in this story there’s a cold wind that blows

That pierces through the soul

 

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt

 

I stood before a road, it separates

Dark days from the decisions made

But on this road where giants fall

I faced the grave, I faced the stone

 

But in this story there’s a rainbow

Even though the storm, it rages on

The sun lights the rain

 

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt

 

On the road I stand again

I hear the wind say

 

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

 

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt (koma a leidt)

Ah-ah-ah-ah, koma a leidt

 

 

 

LAZARUS

 

 

 

They call me Lazarus

Back from the brink, curtains close

They call me Lazarus

Oh, you’d think it was over

They call me Lazarus

Then I heard this song

They call me Lazarus, Lazarus

 

It’s been a hard night

And a hard fight

With my back against the stone

In the candlelight 

I was losing sight

Oh, Is it my time to go

 

But I say ‘No' to the beast of pity

‘No’ to the Lord of Hades

There’s a spirit in me that’s saying

I will go on, go on

 

They call me Lazarus

Back from the brink, curtains close

They call me Lazarus

Oh, you’d think it was over

They call me Lazarus

Then I heard this song

They call me Lazarus

Lazarus, Lazarus

 

There was a call for me

It was my destiny

But before this time I didn’t know

Now it is clear, I see

I was meant to be someone

A freeborn soul

 

So, I say ‘Yes’ to the truth that’s in me

‘Yes’ to the beauty of living

Give me nothing I’m leaving

Leaving death at the door

 

They call me Lazarus

Back from the brink, curtains close

They call me Lazarus

Oh, you’d think it was over

They call me Lazarus

Then I heard this song

They call me Lazarus

 

They call me Lazarus

Back from the brink, curtains close

They call me Lazarus

Oh, you’d think it was over

They call me Lazarus

Then I heard this song

They call me Lazarus, Lazarus

 

You won’t hold me down

You can take your empty coffin to the grave

I’m on rebound

The truth was on my side and I am saved

It’s time to roll that puny little stone away

 

They call me Lazarus

Back from the brink, curtains close

They call me Lazarus

Oh, you’d think it was over

They call me Lazarus

Then I heard this song

They call me Lazarus

 

They call me Lazarus

Back from the brink, curtains close

They call me Lazarus

Oh, you’d think it was over

They call me Lazarus

Then I heard this song

They call me Lazarus

Lazarus, Lazarus

 

 

 

SAMURAI

 

 

 

In the time when he was born

Lived the warriors of sword

In the land of ancient rites

And the men of Samurai

 

One winter’s day with honour at stake

They challenged the grave to bravely die young

In a fight for their Lord

They battled with sword and all 47 say

For this this moment we have come

 

Today, I’m gonna fight for you 

The way of those Samurai

And time will not erase

Today, In courage and in love 

Till I see the rising sun in your face

 

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh

 

You woke me from a dream

With a cry of destiny

I saw you raining blood

In the battle for love

 

I knelt by your side and heard you whisper 

A solemn word in serenity

There was a glory in your eyes

You are not surprised as I rise and say, ‘It is me’

 

Today, I’m gonna fight for you 

The way of those Samurai

And time will not erase

Today, in courage and in love 

Till I see the rising sun in your face

 

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh

 

The code of honour lifted us to live the noble way

The call of love was given us 

We’ll be loyal and be brave

The sword of truth and valour

We lift under the mighty sun

But time will not hold us down

In eternal love we’ve won

 

Gi - Justice
Yu - Courage
Jin - Mercy
Rei - Respect
Makoto - Honesty
Meiyo - Honour
Chugi - Loyalty

Today, I’m gonna fight for you 

The way of those Samurai

And time will not erase

Today, in courage and in love 

Till I see the rising sun in your face

Today

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh

Today

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Oh-oh-oh-oh

 

 

 

SEXY SPIRIT

 

 

 

You’ve got a sexy walk and a sexy spirit

Oh, the way you talk, it makes me feel it

I am weak in the knees, I’m losing all control

 

You kiss me once, oh, you kiss me twice

With love on fire, it’s gonna break the ice

Oh baby, you’ve got a window to my soul

 

Wha-ah-oh

Whoa-whoa-wha-ah-ah-oh

 

You can’t shake me loose

You can’t hold me down

We’re putting sexy back on the floor

When the beat is good and the love is true

We’ll reach the window of the soul

I’m going through with it cuz I’m feeling it

And I’ll be wanting more of you

 

My heart is racing, it’s pumping juice

The beat is hot and it’s making me move 

Oh, the rhythm in you, I’ve seen nothing like it before

 

You hold me tight, you hold me long

I’m bursting out into a new song, It’s crazy 

You’ve got me crying out for more 

(more, more, more)

 

Whoa-whoa-wha-ah-ah-oh

 

You can’t shake me loose

You can’t hold me down

We’re putting sexy back on the floor

When the beat is good and the love is true

We’ll reach the window of the soul

I’m going through with it cuz I’m feeling it

And I’ll be wanting more of you

 

I won’t be cooling down

Cuz I’m all aroused

Oh baby, I’ve been reborn

You got me turning round 

With my feet up off the ground

Oh baby, I’ve been reborn

 

When all is done, we start again

Oh my God, please don’t let this end

I’m addicted to the loving that you do

 

Let’s fire away, we’re gonna burn it fast

Something tells me that it’s gonna last

Oh baby, what did you do, I’m feeling brand new

Woo-hoo-hoo

 

You can’t shake me loose

You can’t hold me down

We’re putting sexy back on the floor

When the beat is good and the love is true

We’ll reach the window of the soul

I’m going through with it cuz I’m feeling it

And I’ll be wanting more of you

Of you

 

 

 

WE ARE THE PEOPLE

 

 

 

I woke up this morning

With a thought in my head

All this time I thought you were dead

Shall I call you an angel

Or call you a friend

Is my imagination of the deep end

 

In a dream of last night

You came to me

I heard you say

 

We are the people

We are the ones

Who walked the world before you

We are not gone

We are the people

You are not alone

It’s true and time will show you

We are not gone

 

I’m trying to wrap my head around the fact

That every time I found myself 

Looking back, it really was you

And the thing that I thought you said

Wasn’t just imagination running through my head

It really was you

 

In a dream of last night

You came to me

I heard you say

 

We are the people

We are the ones

Who walked the world before you

We are not gone

We are the people

You are not alone

It’s true and time will show you

We are not gone

 

In this time, you say

To live, love, and pray

And find a way to me

Cuz you are the people

 

We are the people

We are the ones

Who walked the world before you

We are not gone

We are the people

You are not alone

It’s true and time will show you

We are not gone

 

We are the people

We are the ones

Who walked the world before you

We are not gone

We are the people

You are not alone

It’s true and time will show you

We are not gone