From a Distance Song Lyrics

Nanci Griffith


publisher: ©A SIDE MUSIC LLC , Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Julie Gold
album: Track 3 in album Lone Star State of Mind
release date: 1987
popularity : 77 users have visited this page.
genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Ballad/Vocal
length: 4:15

Album Information

label: MCA Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 076743130021
script: Latin

Cover Art

Nanci Griffith Lone Star State of Mind cover art


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From a distance the world looks blue and green
And the snow-capped mountains white
From a distance the ocean meets the stream
And the eagle takes to flight
From a distance there is harmony
And it echoes through the land

It's the voice of hope, it's the voice of peace
It's the voice of every man
From a distance we all have enough
And no one is in need
There are no guns, no bombs, no diseases
No hungry mouths to feed
From a distance we are instruments
Marching in a common band


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Lone Star State of Mind
  • 2 Cold Hearts / Closed Minds
  • 3 From a Distance
  • 4 Beacon Street
  • 5 Nickel Dreams
  • 6 Sing One for Sister
  • 7 Ford Econoline
  • 8 Trouble in the Fields
  • 9 Love in a Memory
  • 10 Let It Shine on Me
  • 11 There's a Light Beyond These Woods (Mary Margaret)