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    "And The Band Played On" Lyrics

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    Yeah, sweetest angel came down
    Took me by the hand
    Said I've got things to offer you
    Help you understand

    If the bombs don't get you
    I'll roll with you tonight
    All those things inside your head
    You've got to get it right

    And the band played on
    Yes, the band played on

    Spirits of the city
    Were callin' out my name
    When jealous guys break down and cry
    They got themselves to blame

    If the bombs don't get you
    Take courage in the night
    All those dreams inside your head
    You've got to get it right

    Still the band played on
    Yeah, the band played on
    [Incomprehensible]
    [Incomprehensible]
    Yeah, yeah

    The room was gettin' hotter
    And someone hit the light
    There was power in the darkness
    There was violence in the night

    And the golden sons and daughters
    They were comin' up for air
    You were standin' with your back to me
    And a halo round your hair

    And the questions there were many
    Like how can you survive
    When it's the moment you've been waitin' for
    This is the moment of your life

    So every dreamer pass me by
    With a fix me Jesus stare in his eyes
    I was born to live, I was born to die
    With the queen of soul and the king of light

    All the power in the land
    Pull me through to the shadow land
    I was driven by some hidden hand
    It's the greatest gift of all

    And the band played on
    Yeah, the band played on
    [Incomprehensible]
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

    Shake the ghost within you
    Get up, meet up the rising sun
    'Cos the old days they're the dying days
    And the new day's just begun

    At the end of every party
    Hear the singer sing his song
    May his heart stay young forever
    And the dream still lingers on

    I wanna die, I wanna live again
    I wanna keep on keepin' on
    They say a coward dies a thousand times
    But the brave they die just once

    So walk to me, talk to me
    Hold me now, spectre of love
    There's a coolness under fire
    And a universal love

    And the band played on
    And the band played on
    And the band played on
    And the band played on

    Played on, played on
    Played on, played on
    Played on, played on
    This song was submitted on December 1st, 2011 and last modified on November 24th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC.
    Written by Marshall Bowen, Ward Charles, John E Palmer.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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