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Looking East


by Jackson Browne. Buy album CD: Love Is Strange


Standing in the ocean with the sun burning low in the west
Like a fire in the cavernous darkness at the heart of the beast
With my beliefs and possessions, stopped at the frontier in my chest
At the edge of my country, my back to the sea, looking east
Where the search for the truth is conducted with a wink and a nod
And where power and position are equated with the grace of God
These times are famine for the soul while for the senses it's a feast
From the edge of my country, as far as you see, looking east
Hunger in the midnight, hunger at the stroke of noon
Hunger in the mansion, hunger in the rented room
Hunger on the TV, hunger on the printed page
And there's a God-sized hunger underneath the laughing and the rage
In the absence of light
And the deepening night
Where I wait for the sun
Looking east
How long have I left my mind to the powers that be?
How long will it take to find the higher power moving in me?
Power in the insect
Power in the sea
Power in the snow falling silently
Power in the blossom
Power in the stone
Power in the song being sung alone
Power in the wheatfield
Power in the rain
Power in the sunlight and the hurricane
Power in the silence
Power in the flame
Power in the sound of the lover's name
The power of the sunrise and the power of a prayer released
On the edge of my country, I pray for the ones with the least
Hunger in the midnight, hunger at the stroke of noon
Hunger in the mansion, hunger in the rented room
Hunger on the TV, hunger on the printed page
And there's a God-sized hunger underneath the questions of the age
And an absence of light
In the deepening night
Where I wait for the sun
Looking east
(c) 1996, Swallow Turn Music/Glad Brad Music, Inc./Eye Cue Music, adm. by Almo Music
Corp./Bateria Music/Irague Music, ASCAP/Neurp Songs/Faux
Music/Longitude Music Co., all rights on behalf of Faux Music, adm. by Longitude Music
Co., BMI.




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Album: Love Is Strange (2010) Lyrics
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  1. Intro (I'm Alive)
  2. I'm Alive
  3. Intro (Cal It A Loan)
  4. Call It A Loan
  5. Looking East
  6. Intro (Crow On The Cradle)
  7. Crow On The Cradle
  8. Intro (Mercury Blues)
  9. Mercury Blues
  10. Intro (El Rayo X)
  11. El Rayo X
  12. Sit Down Servant
  13. Intro (Take It Easy)
  14. Take It Easy
  15. For Taking The Trouble
  16. For Everyman
  17. Intro (Your Bright Baby Blues)
  18. Your Bright Baby Blues
  19. Intro (Tu Tranquilo)
  20. Tu Tranquilo
  21. Late For The Sky
  22. Intro (These Days)
  23. These Days
  24. Intro (Running On Empty)
  25. Running On Empty
  26. Love Is Strange / Stay
  27. Intro (The Next Voice You Hear)
  28. The Next Voice You Hear

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