Clancy's Song

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This the 3rd compilation of Roy Smiles songs. Produced by Simon Walker. Keyboards by Simon Walker. Guitars by Simon Walker & David Mayberry. Recorded at Loophole Studios, Brighton.For Vera Tomschak.

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released May 23, 2017

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Roy Smiles London, UK

Roy Smiles is from West London. His albums are: 'Drunks & Dreamers' (2011), 'Time's Moving On' (2012),'Seize The Day' (2013), 'Autumn Song' (2014), 'Bremen' (2014) & 'The Trains & The Rain' (2015) and 'Northern Angels'. (2016).Three compilations: 'London Hymns',
'Clancy's Song' & 'Winter's Child' are available on Bandcamp. Contact: roy.smiles@aol.co.uk.
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Track Name: Lorna Doone
Lorna Doone

Woman be happy, Woman be splendid
Woman may you know peace all of your days
Woman be gracious, adored & befriended
Woman may you know love in a thousand ways.

Woman be tender, woman be knowing
Woman be righteous, all of your days
Woman be faithful, woman be growing
Woman be exulted this much I pray.

Chorus
Hair tawny as autumn; eyes bright as the moon
I shall love you forever my own Lorna Doone
Hair tawny as autumn; eyes bright as the moon
I shall love you forever my own Lorna Doone.

Woman be merry, woman be contented
Woman may your skies be never grey
Woman be married, be my intended
Woman may laughter fill all your days.
Chorus
(Instrumental)
Chorus
Woman be wondrous, woman be glowing
Woman be elated all your days
Woman be mighty, woman be flowing
Woman may you know love in a thousand ways.

Chorus

My own Lorna Doone, my own Lorna Doone, my own Lorna Doone.
Track Name: A Land Called Home
A Land Called Home

I wandered streets of silent dread
Where every soul was left for dead
In search of comfort, love or bed
Looking for a land called home
Looking for a land called home.

I searched through harsh and broken lands
Where all my dreams had turned to sand
Drunk and dazed and sometimes damned
Looking for a land called home
Looking for a land called home.

Chorus
Home is where the heart is
But I’m a man without a heart
If I had a heart, girl
We’d have never come to part
Home is where the heart is
But I’m a man who stands apart
How can I ever find a home?
When I don’t know where to start?

I scoured the earth and all its bars
In trains and planes, coaches and cars
Scarred as the sun, lost as the stars
Looking for a land called home
Looking for a land called home.

(Instrumental)

Chorus

Walked north and south and east and west
But where I walked I found no rest
A Don Quixote’s desperate quest
Looking for a land called home
Looking for a land called home
Looking for a land called home
Looking for a land called home.
Track Name: Lighthouse Keeper
Lighthouse Keeper

I am a lighthouse keeper, I watch a barren sea
They say no man’s an island, no man, that is, save me
I am a lighthouse keeper, these tides are memories
Rachel’s been gone a long, long time
Rachel’s been gone a long, long time.

I am a lighthouse keeper, I search for the mast
Of the boat that frees me, from the shadows of my past
I am a lighthouse keeper; each drink will be my last
Rachel’s been gone a long, long time
Rachel’s been gone a long, long time.

Chorus
Drown, drown, oceans flood round
Won’t you tear this old lighthouse down
Drown, drown, oceans flood round
Won’t you tear this old lighthouse down.

(Instrumental)

Chorus

Let the storm clouds gather, let the storm clouds blow
Blow out the light, from this worthless soul
Let the storm clouds gather, let the storm birds crow
Blow out the light, from this worthless soul.

Chorus

I am a lighthouse keeper, I guard a jagged shore
On whose rocks ex-lovers, will wreck their love no more
I am a lighthouse keeper, I scream as oceans roar:
Rachel’s been gone a long, long time
Rachel’s been gone a long, long time
Rachel’s been gone a long, long time
Rachel’s been gone a long, long time.
Track Name: Sea Song (Above Us The Stars)
Sea Song (Above Us The Stars)

I’m worn out by this city
Of buildings monstrous grey
I’m weary of the subways
I yearn to get away
I’m broken by the hating
Voices that bark and bray
I need to leave this city
To feel the ocean’s spray.

Chorus
Let’s ride to the river: a ship will set us free
Above us the stars: beneath us, beneath us, beneath us the sea.

I’m tired of the people
Who tell you how to live
Who kill the love inside you
No matter how much you give
I want to see the night sky
Lost to this city’s glare
I want to kiss your warm lips
As the wind blows back your hair.

Chorus

(Instrumental)

Chorus

We’ll leave behind the faces
And places we have known
And work again for no man
Nor call a house a home
Let’s leave behind the dark clouds
And cast away our fears
We’ll leave behind this city
And sail away our years.

Chorus

Above us the sky; beneath us, beneath us, beneath us the sea.
Track Name: Clancy
Clancy
I know your world has stopped its turning
Now the woman you loved has walked away
But all your boats are not for burning
Clancy don’t grieve your heart away
Clancy don’t grieve your heart away.

I know you’ll spend your days regretting
All the things you somehow did not say
And I know you’ll never start forgetting
Clancy don’t long your heart away
Clancy don’t long your heart away.

You know she never meant to hurt you
As you know there were reasons she couldn’t stay
And though it pains you that she’d desert you
Clancy don’t cry your heart away
Clancy don’t cry your heart away.

Chorus
There’s are cruel lessons for the learning
And life can sometimes tear you down
But when your woman’s not for turning
You either live or else you drown.

You know there are things she’ll never tell you
Like why your love had to end its days
Maybe it’s the bad times that befell you
Clancy don’t mourn your heart away.
Clancy don’t mourn your heart away.

Chorus

(Instrumental)

Chorus

I know your heart is beyond its hurting
And self hating is always your normal way
But love is not a thing for deserting
Clancy don’t grieve your heart away
Clancy don’t grieve your heart away
Clancy don’t grieve your heart away.
Track Name: (Just A) German Girl
(Just A) German Girl
Lonely old London, cold dirty town
I just wish that she was still around (that she was still around)
Dirty old pavements, crowded old streets
My heart is lost to this city’s beat (to this city’s beat).

A city of strangers, caught in the rain
I go to work and then to work again (and then to work again)
Lost to the night-time, without the girl
She was my heart & soul & whole damn world (and whole damn world).

Chorus
She was just a German girl from down Aachen way
But I always knew she would fly away
She was just a German girl from down Aachen way
But I’m still glad she passed my way.

Shabby old sunshine, dirty old moon
Seems like the mornings always come too soon (always come too soon)
Millions of faces, rat race nine ‘til five
But I know that somehow I will survive (somehow I will survive).

Chorus

I ride lonely buses, I ride crowded trains
Dreaming of dreams that were all in vain (that were all in vain)
I walk by the river, retrace me and you
Past all the places that we ever knew (that we ever knew).

(Instrumental)

Chorus

So goodbye, my baby, as you fly the skies
Back to the land of a thousand sighs (of a thousand sighs)
Thanks for the good times & loving me
You know that your love will always stay with me (will always stay with me).

Chorus

Yes I’m so glad she passed my way
Lord, I’m so glad she passed
Lord, I’m so glad she passed
Lord, I’m so glad she passed my way.
Track Name: Bird With A Broken Wing
Bird With A Broken Wing

Another night I drank alone
A club of bores I thought of home
She sat & stared: a safety zone
But how was I to know?

And so we spoke, it wasn't forced
The crowd was loud, my voice was hoarse
I said: 'a drink?' she said: 'of course.'
But how was I to know?

She's a bird with a broken wing
Cannot fly, cannot sing
Just a bird with a broken wing
Dreaming her life away.

Chorus
They say there are angels
To walk with us all
They say there are angels
To catch us as we fall
They say there are angels
To save us from dread
They say there are angels
But her angels were dead.

She's a bird with a broken wing
Cannot fly, cannot sing
Just a bird with a broken wing
Dreaming her life away.

(Instrumental)

And so we danced to music shrill
A love affair her drinking killed
I walked away her soul was ill
But how was I to know?

Chorus

She's a bird with a broken wing
Cannot fly, cannot sing
Just a bird with a broken wing
Drinking her life away
What more is there to say?
Track Name: Wooden Ship
Wooden Ship

Tear down the stars; make the night nothing
Unleash the rain; let all things drown
Rip down the moon and do it laughing
Leave it to die, without a sound.

Switch off the sun; just bring me darkness
Let there be chaos, let there be fear
Let women cry, let children whimper
Let there be rivers of desperate tears.

My woman has gone
My woman has gone
My woman has gone.

Chorus
There’s a wooden ship that carries my heart
Let that ship burn now we’re apart
There’s a wooden ship that’s my love’s pyre
Let my heart burn in its scorching fire.

Napalm the world; all seven wonders
Bomb all the mountains, mighty and tall
Murder the clouds; kill every rainbow
Let Eden fester; let angels fall.

My woman has gone
My woman has gone
My woman has gone.

(Instrumental)

Go tell the Gods; I curse their living
Go tell the Fates; I curse their name
Don’t talk of love, for now there’s nothing
Only despair, hatred and pain.

Chorus

My woman has gone
My woman has gone
My woman has gone.
Track Name: Magpie
Magpie

Magpie: stay away from my window
Magpie: stay away from my door
Magpie: don’t tell me of your sorrows
Magpie: I won’t hear them anymore.

Magpie: you won’t kill my laughter
Magpie: you won’t spoil my day
Magpie: you won’t harm my karma
Magpie: why don’t you fly away?

Chorus
One for sorrow, two for mirth
Three for a funeral, four for a birth
Five for silver, six for gold
Seven for a secret that can’t be told
Eight is for heaven, nine is for hell
Ten is a love that treats you well; ten is a love that treats you well.

Magpie: you won’t be my fortune
Magpie: you’ll not break my heart
Magpie: love will be my tomorrow
Magpie: each day a brand new start.

Magpie: I know my woman’s waiting
Magpie: you’ll not destroy my love
Magpie: she will be forever
Magpie: the sun will shine above.

Chorus

(Instrumental)

Chorus

Magpie: fly away this morning
Magpie: don’t haunt my days again
Magpie: for better times are coming
Magpie: there’ll be no more bitter rain.

Magpie: there’ll be no more bitter rain
Magpie: there’ll be no more bitter rain.
Track Name: Happy (Clare's Song)
Happy (Clare’s Song)

Woke up this morning feeling happy
Guess I’ll feel happy tomorrow too
Can’t think why I should be happy
‘Cept I’m waking up next to you.

Never thought that I could be happy
Not after all my family’s pain
But here I am kind of happy
Just hearing you whisper my name.

Chorus
Run for a coffee, run for a bus
Run for a taxi, the two of us
Going to a café, drinking some wine
Who’d have thought I’d be ever doing fine?

Walked the streets feeling happy
Riding to Camden on a train
Knowing with you I can be happy
You have made me whole again.

(Instrumental)

Chorus

Don’t know if I’ll be forever happy
But with you I just might be
For every day with you makes me happy
And every hour with you sets me free

Chorus

Woke up this morning feeling happy
Guess I’ll feel happy tomorrow too
Can’t think why I should be happy
‘Cept I’m waking up next to you
‘Cept I’m waking up next to you
‘Cept I’m waking up next to you.
Track Name: A Better Land
A Better Land

Riding the Underground with a thousand strangers
On a train that's crowded, cold and grey
Wondering about the lives of all the strangers
Day dreaming the endless winter away.

London can be hard & unforgiving
But my days of self destructions are long gone
Since I've met you, girl, I believe in living
You're my truth in a world gone wrong.

Chorus
Woman, you and I can make a stand; together we can find a better land
Woman, we can fly just take my hand; together we can find a better land.

Depressions & recessions come like seasons
And banks are thieves who'd even steal the sun
But these bitter times will never kill my reason
'Cause you've shown me there's a better world to come.

Chorus

My dreams were left were dead in another lifetime
And I've spent too many years living in that past
But girl, with you I can live another lifetime
With you, girl, I'll build a better life to last.

Chorus

England was haunting me, England was haunting me
England was driving me down
England was haunting me, England was haunting me
England was driving me down.

Chorus

London sometimes drowns you in its sorrows
But with you, girl, I know I can be strong
We'll face each & every grey tomorrow
Now that love not hate is my song.
Track Name: Bremen
Bremen

Sharp was the wind, dark were the skies
It snowed as we flew; I stared at your eyes
A North German shore, a Europe in grey
We knew we were done, before Christmas Day.

We’d known so much love, but love needs to grow
We stepped from the plane, we walked through the snow
We took a tram, through the city where you’d grown
You said you felt dread about your childhood home.

Chorus
Bremen - you heart is always winter
Bremen - your heart is always cold
Bremen - I’ll not be your child of winter
Bremen - your shall never make me old.

You said that you knew, my soul was too wild
My drinking too much, when you wanted a child
I felt that your heart was always in reserve
And love’s not a thing that only sometimes you serve.

We walked to your home, your family was there
The shadows of war were too much to bear
We went for a walk, we stared at the fields
You said you had scars that no years could heal.

Chorus

Shall we cry for a Northern sky? Shall we sigh for a Northern sky?
Shall we cry for a Northern sky? Shall we sigh for a Northern sky?

(Instrumental)

Chorus

We borrowed some cycles, we rode into town
We stared at the statues: kings without crowns
You held my hand & said you were afraid
As you knew that love has a price to be paid.

We flew back to London, through wind & the snow
I said I would leave, I’d find somewhere to go
And so it was Bremen where our love had to end
But Duchess you’ll always be my friend
But Duchess you’ll always be my friend
But Duchess you’ll always be my friend.
Track Name: Love Of A Woman
Love Of A Woman

Well, I’ve been to heaven and I’ve been to hell
But which was which? Well, I never could tell
Been beaten by life and kicked as I fell
It was the love of a woman that saved me
It was the love of a woman that saved me.

Been thrown in the gutter and thrown up to the sky
Been saved for salvation but knew it a lie
Been so forsaken even statues might cry
It was the love of a woman that saved me
It was the love of a woman that saved me.

What made Jack Daniels famous made a loser out of me
What gave the south its comfort brought me only misery
There was no such thing as drinking responsibly
It was the love of a decent woman that finally set me free.

Guzzled red wine like a pig at a trough
No matter how much it was never enough
My liver surrendered but I called its bluff
It was the love of a woman that saved me
It’s was the love of a woman that saved me.

Chorus
What shall we do with the drunken sailor, what shall we do with the drunken sailor?
What shall we do with the drunken sailor, earl-aye in the morning?
Sail away down the High Street, sail away down the High Street
Sail away down the High Street, until you drown your dreams.

What made Jack Daniels famous made a loser out of me
What gave the south its comfort brought me only misery
There was no such thing as drinking responsibly
It was the love of a decent woman that finally set me free.

Instrumental.

The woman stood by me she wouldn’t let me hide
For the way I was drinking was a slow suicide
She gave me back my soul, my future, my pride
It was the love of a woman that saved me
It was the love of a woman that saved me
It was the love of a woman that saved me.
Track Name: Fallen King
Fallen King

Once I built a castle out of air
And made you queen of all that was there
And every dream was just as it should be
I found your love as a river finds the sea
But now that kingdom’s lost and can’t be found
Now I’m just a king without a crown; lord, now I’m just a king without a crown.

Once the sky was the colour of your eyes
And the wind recalled the lightest of your sighs
The sun reflected the colours in your hair
And every day was lived without a care
But now that kingdom’s lost and can’t be found
Now I’m a just a king without a crown; lord, now I’m just a king without a crown.

Chorus
My hope is lost, now that you’re not here
I’m a fallen king in a land of tears
My hope is lost, now that you’re not here
I’m a fallen king in a land of tears.

Once you sat so proudly by my side
You were my faith, my soul & my pride
Happy was the land where we knew love
And a golden sun shone brightly from above
But now that kingdom’s lost and can’t be found
Now I’m just a king without a crown; lord, now I’m just a king without a crown.

Chorus

(Instrumental)

Chorus

Dreams are all they ever give for free
And you made me the man that I should be
I gave you the castle that was my heart
And swore to you that we would never part
But now that’s kingdom’s lost and can’t be found
Now I’m just a king without a crown; lord, now I’m just a king without a crown
Now I’m just a king without a crown.

Chorus

In a land of tears, a land of tears, a land of tears.
Track Name: Nawal's Song
Nawal’s Song

I knew her once between two piers
My mind goes back to Shiloh years
The Mods, the Goths, the laughs, the beers
And the rose of Sillwood Road
Just seventeen, an ocean’s child
I saw her there and was beguiled
A drab old town but we ran wild
The rose of Sillwood Road
We danced a dance along the shore
We stole our love then stole some more
The town was ours on each dance-floor
The rose of Sillwood Road.

Chorus
New York will never tame her, New York will never shame her
New York will never claim her as their own
New York will never tame her, New York will never gain her
Not while her English heart dreams of home.

Through days of hope & nights of speed
In times of dole and years of greed
We danced on, she took the lead
The rose of Sillwood Road
We loved, we lived all summer long
Forgot ourselves in autumn’s song
And loved on when the leaves were gone
The rose of Sillwood Road.

Chorus

(Instrumental)

Chorus

Winter came our love grew cold
I dreamt too high, those dreams got sold
But her memory stays forever gold
The rose of Sillwood Road
She went away across the sea
Her heart was lost - at least to me
Live long, live well, stay forever free
The rose of Sillwood Road
The rose of Sillwood Road
The rose of Si llwood Road.
Track Name: All I Really Care About (Is You)
All I Really Care About (Is You)

I know one day the world will stop its turning
I know the seas won’t stay forever blue
I know the cities may somehow keep on burning
But all I really care about is you; yes, all I really care about is you.

I know the leaves won’t be forever falling
I know this planet’s future could be through
I know that war will always come calling
But all I really care about it you, yes, all I really care about is you.

Chorus
Let the world end what care I?
Let the world end what care I?
Let the world end what care I?
As long as there is you and I (x2).

I know one day the sun will stop its dawning
I know there’ll be an end to all things new
I know that the earth will cry in mourning
But all I really care about is you; yes, all I really care about it you.

Marchers march and drummers drum while hating
Cursing gods of other men above
Let them march: you will not find me hating
Not while I believe in you and love.

I know that every mountain may well crumble
I know but there is nothing I can do
I know that nations may someday tumble
But all I really care about it you; yes, all I really care about is you.

(Instrumental)

Chorus

I know that mighty kingdoms might fall crashing
I know that Noah’s flood might just come true
What care I for all of the rain lashing?
When all I really care about is you; when all I really care about is you?
When all I really care about is you; when all I really care about is you?
Track Name: Bury My Heart (In Reading Gaol)
Bury My Heart (In Reading Gaol)

I had a woman, I cut her down; she fell to earth without a sound
The mist descended like a veil so bury my heart in Reading Gaol.

The judge & jury never smiled as they sentenced me to my last mile
The gallows wait: wood, rope & nail so bury my heart in Reading Gaol.

Chorus
Roses are red, violets are blue; all I ever knew was no woman is true
Roses are white, lavenders blue; all I ever knew was no woman is true.

She loved a soldier, another man; her cheating heart I could not stand
On a boat to hell I know I’ll sail so bury my heart in Reading Gaol.

I found her there in her lover’s arms; I cut them both, I did them harm
Mighty was my hate like a gale so bury my heart in Reading Gaol.

Chorus

For each man kills the thing he loves by each let this be heard
Some do it with a broken look, some with a flattering word
The coward does it with a kiss, the brave man with a sword
Yet each man kills the thing he loves by each let this be heard.

(Instrumental)

Chorus

And now I sit in this lonely cell when dawn will come I cannot tell
I shall not pray to a god that failed so bury my heart in Reading Gaol.

So hang man build your gallows high; I shall not flinch, I shall not cry
Come sweet death: cold, hard & pale and bury my heart in Reading Gaol
And bury my heart in Reading Gaol, and bury my heart in Reading Gaol.
Track Name: At War With The World
At War With The World

I know he’s right, I know he’s weary
Know he must fight for his honour clearly
I know he’s angry, almost to tears
He lashes out - half in fear
For what can you do, when the world has turned on you?
And every right you’ve ever known is wrong?
What can you say when the world has turned away?
For he’s at war with the world: for he’s at war with the world.

I know he’s tired, beaten down
When it comes to fury he wears the crown
I know he’s bitter, lost to rage
When it comes to pain to writes the page
For what can you do, when the world turns on you?
And every right you’ve ever known is wrong?
What can you say when the world turns away?
For he’s at war with the world, for he’s at war with the world.

Chorus
There is no peace when your world’s at war
When you don’t know what you’re fighting for
There is no peace when your world’s at war.

While I walk he never walks alone
While I live he’ll always have a home
While he stands I stand beside
His fight is mine, his pride my pride
For what can you do, when all the world has turned on you?
And every right you’ve ever known is wrong?
What can you say when all the world has turned away?
For he’s at war with the world, for he’s at war with the world.

Chorus

I love the man - like no other
He’s my heart, there’ll never be another
Blood is blood when said and done
What else is there? He’s my only son
For what can you do, when the world turns on you?
And every right you’ve ever known is wrong?
What can you say when all world has turns away?
For he’s at war with the world, for he’s at war with the world.
Track Name: Desperation AM
Desperation A.M

Woke up this morning: Desperation AM
Wondering how this day will end
If a shattered heart could ever mend
As the clock on the wall reads: Desperation AM.

A broken coffee, a sour day
I wonder why she went away
Knowing there were no words to say
As the clock on the wall reads: Desperation A.M.

I sit at work; a silent scream
My life it seems is a bloodied dream
With hurt and pain its constant theme
As the clock on the wall reads: Desperation A.M.

(Instrumental)

Chorus
The girl had green eyes, she made the world new
She taught me more of truth, than I ever knew
The girl had green eyes, what more can I say?
I fell from grace with God, when she walked away.

After work - drinks with the guys
They tell their jokes, I tell my lies
When you grieve inside time never flies
As the clock on the wall reads: Desperation P.M.

I go to bed, she’s still not there
I lie alone as streetlights glare
I always knew love, will lead to despair
As the clock on the wall reads: Desperation A.M.
As the clock on the wall reads: Desperation A.M.
As the clock on the wall reads: Desperation A.M.
Track Name: Meet Me (In The Angel)
Meet Me (In The Angel)

It’s raining in London and all over England
They skies are so grey they’ve forgotten the blue
It’s raining in London and all over England
Who cares for the rain when I’m meeting you?
When I’m meeting you?

It’s raining in London and all over England
The lightning is flashing it shatters the clouds
It’s raining in London and all over England
Who cares for the rain if you’re in the crowd?
If you’re in the crowd?

Meet me in the Angel
We’ll talk just for a while
Meet me in the Angel
When I see you there I’ll just smile
Meet me in the Angel
We’ll laugh away the day
Meet me in the Angel
And promise you’ll never go away.

(Instrumental)

It’s raining in London and all over England
The puddles are forming, the thunder is loud
It’s raining in London and all over England
But I’ll tell you I love you, I’ll shout it out loud
I’ll shout it loud.

Meet me in the Angel
We’ll laugh away the day
Meet me in the Angel
And promise you’ll never go away.

Meet me in the Angel…
Track Name: Ballad Of Moira Mooney
Ballad Of Moira Mooney

I’ve walked naked and I have walked half dead
A prisoner to all the hatred in my head
I’ve done things that fill my soul with dread
But I’ll walk on while Mooney walks with me.

I’ve walked back streets of glassed and broken dreams
Lived in cities so shitty angels screamed
Made grown men cry and made the saints blaspheme
But I’ll walk on while Mooney walks with me.

Chorus
I’ve seen the darkest places
I’ve known the brightest hells
Had Jesus and the Devil wish me well
Life was for the losing, I couldn’t seem to care
Moira kept me from drowning in despair.

I’ve been bloody without ever seeing scars
I’ve played the prophet and a clown in all the bars
Sobbed under streetlights whilst heckling the stars
But I’ll walk on while Mooney walks with me.

Instrumental.

Chorus

I’ve known years so sparse the Spartans hush
I’ve known nights so low the hookers blush
Had Hades’ hordes come at me in a rush
But I’ll walk on while Mooney walks with me
I’ll walk on while Mooney walks with me
I’ll walk on while Mooney walks with me.
Track Name: Go Gently
Go Gently

If she is tired then go gently
If she is weary do the same
All these things are elementary
After all, love is not a game.

If she is crying then be tender
For her days can be hard
You must have sympathy to render
Times you need to let down your guard.

If she is angry bring her laughter
If she is bitter ease her pain
It may be tenderness she’s after
For when her life is constant rain.

Chorus
And if you build this house then she will come
And if you build this house then she will be the one
And if you build this house then she will come
If you build this house her love will be won.

If she is broken try to mend her
If she is lost then guide her home
Sometimes the message you must send her
Is that she will never walk alone.

If she trembles you must hold her
Let her know she has your heart
No matter what words you have told her
Tell me again you shall never part.

Chorus

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Chorus

If she is tired then go gently
If she is weary do the same
All these things are elementary
After all love is no game.

If she is tired then go gently, if she is tired then go gently, if she is tired then go gently.