Black Sky Lyrics

Sam Phillips


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Leslie Phillips
album: Track 9 in album Martinis & Bikinis
release date: 1994-3-8
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length: 4:05

Cover Art

Sam Phillips Martinis & Bikinis cover art
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The trees are listening each time a missile's made
They hide three mystics the earth sends from her grave
To tell us the future has been stolen away
By diggers, drillers and sellers
But we won't stop till we're under a black sky

He took my picture in the cemetery sun
My body was tempted to crumble into one
Reunion of dust until creation's done
Returning ashes to ashes
We won't stop 'till we're underneath a black sky

The commerce the intrigue
Self-slaughtered souls cry out to dead poor men
For a drink at the water hole
But their tongues will burn dry
As the day they were sold for
Forests raped into deserts
We won't stop 'till we're underneath a black sky


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Love and Kisses
  • 2 Signposts
  • 3 Same Rain
  • 4 Baby I Can't Please You
  • 5 Circle of Fire
  • 6 Strawberry Road
  • 7 When I Fall
  • 8 Same Changes
  • 9 Black Sky
  • 10 Fighting With Fire
  • 11 I Need Love
  • 12 Wheel of the Broken Voice
  • 13 Gimme Some Truth