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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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