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Robin Trower – A Tale Untold lyrics

Ain't no lights around this harbor
The sea has turned and gone to bed
Far off cries the lonely siren
Or is that a voice within my head
Right or wrong I knew what she was saying
Cried out her heart such a lovely face
Behind her eyes the sun is dying
Maybe the moon can take it's place
Out there ships upon the winds are dancing
Tired old hands the sails unfold
Around their eyes the wind is sighing
Maybe the end a tale untold
Far off cries the lonely siren
Maybe the end a tale untold

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    Ron Black
    A great, underrated song from For Earth Below. Trower is very good at writing lyrics that have substance even though the music is hard to be heard over which you would expect from a power trio. This song alludes to a time past that has largely been forgotten only remembered by a single voice (the lonely siren). The message is only partially recognized and maybe confused with something else (is that a voice within my head). A beautiful truth or tale may be lost but maybe another truth will be recognized (behind her eyes the sun is dying, maybe the moon can take it's place) Somewhere the story may still be heard by some one who may have the ability to hear (out there ships upon the wind are dancing, tired old hands the sails unfold) but it may be to late (around their eyes the wind is sighing, maybe the end A Tale Untold) The story will never be told and the siren cries. Great vocals by Jimmy Dewar who puts the right feeling to the lyrics.
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