Leonard Cohen - Anthem

The birds they sang  at the break of day  Start again  I heard them say  Don't dwell on what  has passed away  or what is yet to be.  Ah the wars they will  be fought again  The holy dove  She will be caught again  bought and sold  and bought again  the dove is never free.  Ring the bells that still can ring  Forget your perfect offering  There is a crack in everything  That's how the light gets in.  We asked for signs  the signs were sent:  the birth betrayed  the marriage spent  Yeah the widowhood  of every government --  signs for all to see.  I can't run no more  with that lawless crowd  while the killers in high places  say their prayers out loud.  But they've summoned, they've summoned up  a thundercloud  and they're going to hear from me.  Ring the bells that still can ring... read more
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Leonard Cohen - Anthem