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Verdi cries

by 10000 Maniacs. Buy album CD: Campfire Songs: The Popular, Obscure & Unknown Recordings

[ Natalie Merchant ]

[ piano: Don Grolnick/cello: Dennis Karmazyn/viola: Novi/bass: Bob Magnusson/string arrangement: David Campbell ]

The man in 119 takes his tea alone.
Mornings we all rise to wireless Verdi cries.
I'm hearing opera through the door.
The souls of men and women, impassioned all.
Their voices climb and fall; battle trumpets call.
I fill the bath and climb inside, singing.

He will not touch their pastry
but every day they bring him more.
Gold from the breakfast tray, I steal them all away
and then go and eat them on the shore.

I draw a jackal-headed woman in the sand,
sing of a lover's fate sealed by jealous hate
then wash my hand in the sea.
With just three days more I'd have just about learned the entire score to Aida.

Holidays must end as you know.
All is memory taken home with me:
the opera, the stolen tea, the sand drawing, the verging sea, all years ago.

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Album: Campfire Songs: The Popular, Obscure & Unknown Recordings (2004) Lyrics
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  1. Disc: 1
  2. Planned obsolescence
  3. My mother the war
  4. Tension
  5. Scorpio rising
  6. Like the weather
  7. Don't talk
  8. What's the matter here?
  9. Hey jack kerouac
  10. Verdi cries
  11. Trouble me
  12. Poison in the well
  13. You happy puppet
  14. Eat for two
  15. Stockton gala days
  16. Candy everybody wants
  17. These are the days
  18. Because the night
  19. Disc: 2
  20. Poppy selling man
  21. Can't ignore the train
  22. Peace train
  23. Wildwood flower
  24. Hello in there
  25. To sir, with love
  26. Everyday Is Like Sunday
  27.  these days
  28. I hope that i don't fall in love with you
  29. Starman
  30. Let the mystery be
  31. Noah's dove
  32. Circle dream (alternate lyrics demo)
  33. Eden (alternate lyrics demo)


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