JUDY COLLINS / THIS MORTAL COIL : MY FATHER [SONGS OF CHILDHOOD NOSTALGIA]

Από το άλμπουμ των This Mortal Coil, Filigree & Shadow. [1986] • From This Mortal Coil album, Filigree & Shadow. [1986]

Από το άλμπουμ της Judy Collins, Who Knows Where the Time Goes. [1968] • From Judy Collins album, Who Knows Where the Time Goes. [1968]

My Father από την Judy Collins που το έγραψε το 1968 και από τους This Mortal Coil, ένα σχήμα που δημιουργήθηκε από τον Ivo Watts-Russell [4AD] στο οποίο συμμετείχαν μουσικοί κυρίως από την 4AD. Εδώ τραγουδάει η Alison Limerick.

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My Father by Judy Collins who wrote it ιν 1968 and by This Mortal Coil, a 4AD collective of guest musicians and vocalists brought together by label boss Ivo Watts-Russell. Sang by Alison Limerick.


My father always promised us
That we would live in France
We’d go boating on the Seine
And I would learn to dance
We lived in Ohio then
He worked in the mines
On his dreams like boats
We knew we would sail in time
All my sisters soon were gone
To Denver and Cheyenne
Marrying their grownup dreams
The lilacs and the man
I stayed behind the youngest still
Only danced alone
The colors of my father’s dreams
Faded without a sound
And I live in Paris now
My children dance and dream
Hearing the ways of a miner’s life
In words they’ve never seen
I sail my memories of home
Like boats across the Seine
And watch the Paris sun
As it sets in my father’s eyes again
My father always promised us
That we would live in France
We’d go boating on the Seine
And I would learn to dance
I sail my memories of home
Like boats across the Seine
And watch the Paris sun
As it sets in my father’s eyes again


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2 Comments

  1. Resa August 28, 2020 at 12:07 am

    Beautiful, love it!! adore Judy Collins! xo

  2. marina kanavaki August 28, 2020 at 11:12 am

    Beautiful song and I really like This Mortal Coil version! 🧡🤗⚘❤🌻🧡🤗🧡

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