Goodbye to the Village Lyrics

Killing Joke

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jeremy Coleman, Matthew Ferguson, Paul Vincent Raven, Kevin Walker
album: Track 10 in album Brighter Than a Thousand Suns
release date: 1986-11-10
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock
styles: Post-Punk/Alternative Rock/New Wave/Synth-pop
length: 5:27
producer: Chris Kimsey

Album Information

label: E’G Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5012985306621
script: Latin

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Killing Joke Brighter Than a Thousand Suns cover art

Lyrics

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Around the strangers moved, the shouts I felt within
New panoramas seen (I loved it as it was).
Forests of pylons built, the scaffolding is raised
And how the men pursue their worrk
They act convinced of freedom.

Crossed over by the bridge
The brook was running ill.
We recognised the place - places we knew as children
We wept upon the sight, and progress tore our hearts
Fences divide the land, homes boxed like rabbit hutches.

Goodbye to the village
Goodbye to the village

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Adorations
  • 2 Sanity
  • 3 Chessboards
  • 4 Twilight of the Mortal
  • 5 Love of the Masses
  • 6 A Southern Sky
  • 7 Victory
  • 8 Wintergardens
  • 9 Rubicon
  • 10 Goodbye to the Village
  • 11 Exile