Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Peter Gabriel - San Jacinto - Jools Holland 14 oct 2011 HQ video

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  1. San Jacinto

    Thick cloud - steam rising - hissing stone on sweat lodge fire
    Around me - buffalo robe - sage in bundle - rub on skin
    Outside - cold air - stand, wait for rising sun
    Red paint - eagle feathers - coyote calling - it has begun
    Something moving in - I taste it in my mouth and in my heart
    It feels like dying - slow - letting go of life

    Medicine man lead me up through town - Indian ground - so far down
    Cut up land - each house - a pool - kids wearing water wings - drink in cool
    Follow dry river bed - watch Scout and Guides make pow-wow signs
    Past Geronimo's disco - Sit 'n' Bull steakhouse - white men dream
    A rattle in the old man's sack - look at mountain top - keep climbing up
    Way above us the desert snow - white wind blow

    I hold the line - the line of strength that pulls me through the fear
    San Jacinto - I hold the line
    San Jacinto - the poison bite and darkness take my sight - I hold the line
    And the tears roll down my swollen cheek - think I'm losing it - getting weaker
    I hold the line - I hold the line
    San Jacinto - yellow eagle flies down from the sun - from the sun

    We will walk - on the land
    We will breathe - of the air
    We will drink - from the stream
    We will live - hold the line