Orion

Jethro Tull

credits


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 2 in album Stormwatch
release date: 1979-9-14
popularity : 9 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Prog Rock/Folk Rock/Hard Rock
length: 3:58
producer: Ian Anderson and Robin Black
vocal: Ian Anderson
guest bass guitar: John Glascock
lyricist: Ian Anderson
composer: Ian Anderson

Album Information

label: Chrysalis
country(area): United Kingdom
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jethro Tull Stormwatch cover art

Lyrics

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Orion, won't you give me your star sign
Orion, get up on the sky-line
I'm high on my hill and I feel fine
Orion, let's sip the heaven's heady wine

Orion, light your lights:
Come guard the open spaces
From the black horizon to the pillow where I lie.
Your faithful dog shines brighter than its lord and master
Your jewelled sword twinkles as the world rolls by.
So come up singing above the cloudy cover
Stare through at people who toss fitful in their sleep.
I know you're watching as the old gent by the station
Scuffs his toes on old *** packets lying in the street
And silver shadows flick across the closing bistro.

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Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 North Sea Oil
  • 2 Orion
  • 3 Home
  • 4 Dark Ages
  • 5 Warm Sporran
  • 6 Something's on the Move
  • 7 Old Ghosts
  • 8 Dun Ringill
  • 9 Flying Dutchman
  • 10 Elegy