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Gilberto Gil – Expresso 2222 lyrics

Comeou a circular o Expresso 2222
Que parte direto de Bonsucesso pra depois
Comeou a circular o Expresso 2222
Da Central do Brasil
Que parte direto de Bonsucesso
Pra depois do ano 2000
Dizem que tem muita gente de agora
Se adiantando, partindo pra l
Pra 2001 e 2 e tempo afora
At onde essa estrada do tempo vai dar
Do tempo vai dar
Do tempo vai dar, menina, do tempo vai
Segundo quem j andou no Expresso
L pelo ano 2000 fica a tal
Estao final do percurso-vida
Na terra-me concebida
De vento, de fogo, de gua e sal
De gua e sal, de gua e sal
, menina, de gua e sal
Dizem que parece o bonde do morro
Do Corcovado daqui
S que no se pega e entra e senta e anda
O trilho feito um brilho que no tem fim
Oi, que no tem fim
Que no tem fim
, menina, que no tem fim
Nunca se chega no Cristo concreto
De matria ou qualquer coisa real
Depois de 2001 e 2 e tempo afora
O Cristo como quem foi visto subindo ao cu
Subindo ao cu
Num vu de nuvem brilhante subindo ao cu

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    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 6:39 am
    This song was first recorded in the early 70's. Gil was and will always be ahead of his time. A sample of the english translation: here comes the 222 express straight from bonsucesso to the thereafter here comes the 222 express out of central station departing from bonsucesso well into the 2000's they say many people of today can't wait to get onboard off to 2001, 2002 and beyond as far as the road of time leads.

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