Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Lyrics...

** Update: I added the video at the bottom so you can listen to the song if you want!

I love music. Song lyrics speak to me in a way that the written word just sometimes can't get through. I think I've always loved to sing, and this is part of it, but music just gets inside my head. There are songs that I feel have shaped me. Lyrics that will be in mind and in my heart forever. To some people, I'm sure this is crazy, but I just love music.

We were listening to this song by Brooke Fraser at some point this weekend, and I was struck again by how much I love the lyrics to this song, so I thought I'd share one of the songs that has really gotten in my head lately. If you haven't heard it, you should find it, and listen!

SHADOWFEET

Walking, stumbling
On these shadow feet
Toward home, a land that I’ve never seen
I am changing
Less and less asleep
Made of different stuff than when I began
And I have sensed it all along
Now fast approaching is the day

When the world has fallen out from under me
I’ll be found in you, still standing
When the sky rolls up and mountains fall on their knees
When time and space are through
I’ll be found in you

There’s distraction
Buzzing in my head
Saying in the shadows it’s easier to stay
But I’ve heard rumours of true reality
Whispers of a well-lit way
You make all things new

When the world has fallen out from under me
I’ll be found in you, still standing
Every fear and accusation under my feet
When time and space are through
I’ll be found in you
When time and space are through
I’ll be found in you
When time and space are through
I’ll be found in you


3 comments:

Jen Lewis said...

I just downloaded that song. I had never heard it before. Thanks for sharing friend!

Annie said...

Hey, I work with www.mochaclub.org, a non-profit that works in Africa. I saw that you were on the NaBloPoMo list, and we'd love for you to blog about our new campaign on Nov. 24th. The campaign is centered around this idea – at Mocha Club, we have always cared about building an accurate perception of both the challenges that Africans face, and the BEAUTY of Africa. We need bloggers to help get the word out. Please email our director at barrett[at]mochaclub[dot]org if you would be interested in hearing the details!

And by the way, I LOVE Brooke Fraser!! :)

natalie said...

Girl, this song has been my THEME song the past 4 1/2 months. It has such power behind it - I just love that. I'm so glad that you like it too.