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Kansas – Icarus lyrics

Early in the morning sunlight
Soaring on the wings of dawn
Here I'll live and die with my wings in the sky
And I won't come down no more
Higher than a bird I'm flying
Crimson skies of ice and fire
Borne on wings of steel I have so much to feel
And I won't come down no more
Sail on, sail on, I will rise each day to meet the dawn
So high, so high
I've climbed the mountains of the sky
Without my wings you know I'd surely die
I found my freedom flyin' high
I've climbed the mountains of the sky
Floating on a cloud of amber
Searching for the rainbow's end
Earth so far below me,
I'm here alone, free
I can't come down no more

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    Fadhil Indra
    Father and Son, (Daedalus & Icarus) tried to escape from their high mountain jail, prisonned by The King of Cretes. Using lots of feather mixed by waxes adhesived to build huge wings. The excited Son flew too high and the sunlight melting the wing waxed. The Son went down so hard that the Father couldn't reach him, and died...

    In January 26, 1986 The Columbia Space Shuttle crashed in the sky killed all of its astronouts. Some of them are teacher. The US President (George Bush) was inspiring one thing, and he declared to use the song Icarus to marking the tragedy. Deep condolency, from KANS'ASIA (your fansclub from Jakarta, Indonesia) - Fadhil Indra

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