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The Light Will Stay On Lyrics

"The Light Will Stay On" was written by Eckman, Chris.
"The Light Will Stay On" was written by Eckman, Chris.

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I go to sleep
Before the devil wakes
And I wake up
Before the angels take

All my worldly desires
All my yardsticks of fear
Hangin' down, hangin' down

I go to sleep
Before the devil wakes
And I wake up
Before the angels take

All my secrets untold, all my motives unclear
Hangin' down in the fire burnin' them higher
Won't take them away from here

And long after we're gone
The light will stay on
The light will stay on

Watched the city, city of crows
Watched them fly
Watched 'em all flyin' low

Out above the flood plain just above the dirt road
They were hungry as winter, hungry as us
Not afraid to be flyin', not afraid to be lost

And long after we're gone
The light will stay on
The light will stay on

And if you bury me add three feet to it
One for your sorrow, two for your sweat
Three for the strange things we never forget

And long after we're gone
The light will stay on
The light will stay on

And long after we're safe
The lights will not fade
The lights will not fade

Songwriters
ECKMAN, CHRIS

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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