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O Children Songtext
von Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

O Children Songtext

Pass me that lovely little gun
My dear, my darling one
The cleaners are coming, one by one
You don′t even want to let them start

They're knocking now upon your door
They measure the room, they know the score
They′re mopping up the butcher's floor
Of your broken little hearts

Children

Forgive us now for what we've done
It started out as a bit of fun
Here, take these before we run away
The keys to the gulag


O children
Lift up your voice, lift up your voice
Children
Rejoice, rejoice
Come on
Come on
Come on
Come on

Here comes Frank and poor old Jim
They′re gathering ′round with all my friends
We're older now, the light is dim
And you are only just beginning

Children

We have the answer to all your fears
It′s short, it's simple, it′s crystal clear
It's round about and it′s somewhere here
Lost amongst our winnings

O children
Lift up your voice, lift up your voice
Children
Rejoice, rejoice

The cleaners have done their job on you
They're hip to it, man, they're in the groove
They′ve hosed you down, you′re good as new
And they're lining up to inspect you

Children


Poor old Jim′s white as a ghost
He's found the answer that we lost
We′re all weeping now, weeping because
There ain't nothing we can do to protect you

O children
Lift up your voice, lift up your voice
Children
Rejoice, rejoice

Hey little train, we are all jumping on
The train that goes to the Kingdom
We′re happy, Ma, we're having fun
And the train ain't even left the station

Hey little train, wait for me
I once was blind but now I see
Have you left a seat for me?
Is that such a stretch of the imagination?

Hey little train, wait for me
Was held in chains but now I′m free
I′m hanging in there, don't you see
In this process of elimination

Hey little train, we are all jumping on
The train that goes to the Kingdom
We′re happy, Ma, we're having fun (ooh, children)
It′s beyond my wildest expectation (ooh, children)

Hey little train, we are all jumping on
The train that goes to the Kingdom
We're happy, Ma, we′re having fun (ooh, children)
And the train ain't even left the station (ooh, children)

Hey little train, wait for me
I once was blind but now I see, ooh

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lilyrose

Hab den song das erste mal bei harry potter gehört und liebe ihn seitdem ♡
Schon weil er so viele Erinnerungen mit sich trägt...
ich muss jedes mal heulen wenn ich ihn höre... jedesmal kommen die traurigen emotionen aus harry potter hoch :'(

Der song passt auch genau zu der stelle im film ♡
(Obwohl j.k. rowling die stelle nich im buch hat..)

Lexylinn

Bei dem Lied O Children von Nick Cave könnte ich heulen so schön ist es!!!! Ich kann es den ganzen Tag und die ganze Nacht durchhören und hätte immer noch nicht genug davon!!!!!!
Seit ungefähr drei Jahren mein Lieblingslied (und wird es auch immer bleiben). I LOOOOVVVEEEE IT!!!!!!!!! It`s so great.......

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