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Tales from Topographic Oceans Lyrics

from The Studio Albums 1969-1987

"Tales from Topographic Oceans" is track #6 on the album The Studio Albums 1969-1987.
"Tales from Topographic Oceans" is track #6 on the album The Studio Albums 1969-1987.

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Dawn of light lying between a silence and sold sources,
Chased amid fusions of wonder, in moments hardly seen forgotten
Coloured in pastures of chance dancing leaves cast spells of challenge,
Amused but real in thought, we fled from the sea whole.
Dawn of thought transferred through moments of days undersearching every feeling
Corridors of time provoking memories, disjointed but with purpose,

Craving penetrations offer links with the self instructor's sharp
and tender love as we took to the air, a picture of distance.
Dawn of our power we amuse redescending as fast as misused
Expression, as only to teach love as to reveal passion chasing
Late into corners, and we danced from the ocean.
Dawn of love sent within us colours of awakening among the many
Wont to follow, only tunes of a different age, as the links span
Our endless caresses for the freedom of life everlasting.

Talk to the sunlight caller
Soft summer mover distance mine

Called out a tune but I never saw the face
Heard but not replaced
I ventured to talk, but I never lost my place

Cast out a spell rendered for the light of day
Lost in lights array
I ventured to see, as the sound began to play

What happened to this song we once knew so well
Signed promise for moments caught within the spell
I must have waited all my life for this
Moment moment

The future poised with the splendour just begun
The light we were as one
And crowded through the curtains of liquid into sun

And for a moment when our world had filled the skies
Magic turned our eyes
To feast on the treasure set for our strange device

What happened to wonders we once knew so well
Did we forget what happened surely we can tell
We must have waited all our lives for this
Moment moment moment

Star light movements in seasons
Release forward
Tallest rainbow
Sun shower seasons
Life flower reasons

They move fast, they tell me,
But I just can't believe that I can feel it
There's someone, to tell you,
Amid the challenge we look around in unison with you

Getting over overhanging trees
Let them rape the forest
Thoughts would send our fusion
Clearly to be home

Getting over wars we do not mean
Or so it seems so clearly
Sheltered with our passion
Clearly to be home

They move fast, they tell me,
But I just can't believe they really mean to
There's someone, to tell you,
And I just can't believe our song will leave you
Skyline teacher
Warland seeker
Send out poison
Cast iron leader

And through the rhythm of moving slowly
Sent through the rhythm work out the story
Move over glory to sons of old fighters past.
Young Christians see it from the beginning
Old people feel it that's what they're saying
Move over glory to sons of old fighters past.

The move fast, they tell me,
But I just can't believe they really mean to
There's someone, to tell you,
A course towards a universal season

Getting over overhanging trees let them
Rape the forest, they might stand and leave them
Clearly to be home
Getting over wars we do not mean
We charm the movement suffers
Call out all our memories
Clearly to be home

We've moved fast
We need love
A part we offer is our only freedom

What happened to this song we once knew so well
Signed promise for moments caught within the spell
We must have waited all our lives for this
Moment moment

Past present movers moments we'll process the future, but only
To touch him we know, send flowered rainbows
That chased flowers of dark and lights of songs
To you, show all we feel for and know of, cast round,
Youth is the truth accepting that reasons will relive
And breathe hope and chase and love
For you and you and you

As the silence of seasons on
We relive abridge sails afloat
As to call light the soul shall sing
Of the velvet sailors course on
Of the velvet sailors course on

Shine or moons send me memories trail
Over days of forgotten tales
Course the compass to offer
Into a time that we've all seen on
Into a time that we've all seen on

High the memory carry on
While the moments start to linger
Sail away among your dreams
The strength regains us in between our time
The strength regains us in between our time

As we shall speak to differ also
The ends meet the river's son
So the ends meet the river's son

Ours the story shall we carry on
And search the forest of the sun
We dream as we dream, dream as one
And I do think very well

That the son might take you silently
They move fast, they tell me
There's someone, rainbow, alternate tune

In the days of summer so long
We danced as evening sang their song
We wander out the day so long
And I do feel very well

That the evenings take you silently
They move round, sunlight, seeing ground
Whispers of clay, alternate ways

Softer messages bringing light
To a truth long forgotten on
As we shall speak to differ also
The ends meet the river's son
So the ends meet the river's son

I reach over and the fruit of life stands still
Stand awhile we search our past anew
The music sings of love you knew
We walk around the story

Out in the city running free
Sands of companions sides that be
The strength of the meeting lies with you

Wait all the more regard your past
School gates remind us of our class
Chase all confusion away with us

Stand on hills of long forgotten yesterdays
Pass amongst your memories told returning ways
As certain as we walk today
We walk around the story

Out in the city running free
Days pass as seconds turn the key
The strength of the moment lies with you

Don the cap and close your eyes
Imagine all the glorious challenge
Iron metal cast to others, distant drums

Force the bit between the mouth of freedom
Didn't we learn to fly
Remember to sail the skies
Distant suns will we reach
Winds allow other skylines
Other skylines to hold you

Relayer, all the dying cried before you
Relayer, we've rejoiced in all their meaning
Relayer, we advance, we retrace our stories

Like a dreamer all our lives
Are only lost begotten changes
We relive in seagulls pages
Outward ways

Things are all in colors
And the size of others shall send you forward
Arranged to sail you toward
A peace of mind, will we reach
Winds allow other skylines
Other skylines to hold you

Relayer, all the passion spent on one cross
Relayer, sail the futile wars they suffer
Relayer, we advance, we retrace our story
Fail safe now

Stand on hills of long forgotten yesterdays
Pass amongst your memories told returning ways
As certain as we walk today
Press over moments leaving you

Out in the city running free
Days pass as seconds turn the key
The strength of the moment lies with you

Out tender outward lights of you
Shine over mountains make the view
The strength of you seeing lies with you

Ours entrance we surely carry on
And change the passing as the sun
We don't even need to try, we are one

And I do think very well
As the truth unfolds you silently
They move time, rainbows, sunlight
Alternate tune, alternate tune

Rainbows, soft light, alternate view
Sunlight tell me, someone
Alternate view, alternate view
Surely, surely

As one with the knowledge and magic of the source
Attuned to the majesty of music
They marched as one with the Earth

Sol, Dhoop
Sun
Ilios

Naytheet
Ah Kin
Saule

Tonatiuh
Qurax
Gunes, Grian

Surie
Ir
Samse

So the flowering creativity of life
Wove its web face to face with the shallow
And their Gods sought out and conquered
Ah Kin

Do the leaves of green stay greener through the autumn
Does the color of the sun turn crimson white
Does a shadow come between us in the winter
Is the movement really light

And I heard a million voices singing
Acting to the story that they had heard about
Does one child know the secret and can say it
Or does it all come out along without you
Along without you, along without you

Where does reason stop and killing just take over
Does a lamb cry out before we shoot it dead
Are there many more in comfort understanding
Is the movement in the head

And I heard a million voices singing
Acting to the story that they had heard about
Does one child know the secret and can say it
Or does it all come out along without you
Along without you, along without you

Nous sommes du soleil
We love when we play

Open doors we find our way
We look, we see, we smile
Surely daybreaks cross our path
And stay maybe a while

Let them run, let them chase
Let them hide between
Constant doors will open eyes
As life seems like, life seems like a
Fight, fight, fight

Maybe I'll just sing awhile
And then give you a call
Maybe I'll just say hello
And say maybe that's all

Hurry home as love is true
Will help us through the night
Till we're coming home again
Our life seems like, life seems like a
Fight, fight, fight

Catch as we look and use the passions that flow
As we try we continue
We recieve all we venture to give

Maybe we'll just stand awhile
And surely we can call
Dreams are said to blossom courage
Constant to the soul

Change we must as surely time does
Changes call the course
Held inside we enter daybreaks
Asking for, asking for
The source, the source, the source, the source

Sent as we sing our music's total retain
As we try and consider
We receive all we venture to give
All we say is our soul constant sight listener
We won't tender our song clearer till we sail
Then I will be there
And I will be there
As clearer companions shall call to be near you
They move around telling me that
Move around surely sing
As they don't seem to matter at all
At all, at all, at all

Hold me my love, hold me today, call me round
Travel we say, wander we choose love tune
Lay upon me, hold me arund lasting hours
We love when we play
We hear a sound and alter our returning
We drift the shadows and course our way back home
Flying home, going home

Look me my love, sentences move dancing away
We join, we receive
As our song memories long hope in away
Nous sommes du soleil
Hold me around lasting hours
We love when we play

Nous sommes du soleil
Nous sommes du soleil
Nous sommes du soleil
Nous sommes du soleil

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