Look How Far Lyrics

Bruce Cockburn


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Bruce Cockburn
album: Track 9 in album Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu
release date: 1999-9-14
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock
length: 5:35
producer: Bruce Cockburn and Colin Linden
drums: Ben Riley
vocal: Lucinda Williams
mixer: John Whynot
recorded by: John Whynot
bass: Steve Lucas
keyboard: Janice Powers
harmonica: Carlos del Junco
percussion: Rick Lazar
trombone: Steven Donald
electric guitar & resonator guitar: Bruce Cockburn
writer: Bruce Cockburn

Cover Art

Bruce Cockburn Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu cover art
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On this rooftop where we're sitting
In the rays of the setting sun
Glasses of wine on a crate between us
Catch the light -- seem to glow from within

And there's a laugh
Hanging in the air
And there's no
Desperation anywhere

So many miles, so many doors
Some need patience, some need force
All fall open in their own due course
To allow us this time

And you're limned
In light, golden and thin
Looks to me
Like you're lit up from within

And look how far the light came
Look how far the light came
Look how far the light came
To paint you
This way

And I picture us in this light
Friendship a fine silver web
Stretched across golden smoky haze
And this is simple
And this is grace

And this light
Is a guest from far away
Passing through
The last whisper of day

And look how far the light came
Look how far the light came
Look how far the light came
To paint you
This way


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 When You Give It Away
  • 2 Mango
  • 3 Last Night of the World
  • 4 Isn't That What Friends Are For?
  • 5 Down to the Delta
  • 6 The Embers of Eden
  • 7 Blueberry Hill
  • 8 Let the Bad Air Out
  • 9 Look How Far
  • 10 Deep Lake
  • 11 Use Me While You Can