Sisters Of Mercy Lyrics

Serena Ryder


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Leonard Cohen
album: Track 1 in album If Your Memory Serves You Well
release date: 2006-11-14
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length: 3:41
engineer: John Bailey
producer: Steven MacKinnon

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O the sisters of mercy they are not
Departed or gone,
They were waiting for me when I thought
That I just cant go on,
And they brought me their comfort
And later they brought me this song.
O I hope you run into them
You who've been traveling so long.

Yes, you who must leave everything
That you cannot control,
It begins with your family,
But soon it comes round to your soul.
Well, Ive been where you're hanging
I think I can see how you're pinned.
When you're not feeling holy,
Your loneliness says that you've sinned.

Well they lay down beside me
I made my confession to them.
They touched both my eyes
And I touched the dew on their hem.
If your life is a leaf
That the seasons tear off and condemn
They will bind you with love
That is graceful and green as a stem.

When I left they were sleeping,
I hope you run into them soon.
Don't turn on the light
You can read their address by the moon,
And you wont make me jealous
If I hear that they sweeten your night
We weren't lovers like that
And besides it would still be all right
We weren't lovers like that
And besides it would still be all right.

Track Listing

  • 1 Sisters Of Mercy
  • 2 Good Morning Starshine
  • 3 This Wheel's On Fire
  • 4 My Heart Cries For You
  • 5 Some Of These Days
  • 6 Quand Les Hommes Vivront D'amour
  • 7 It Doesn't Matter Anymore
  • 8 (Take Me For A Walk) In The Morning Dew
  • 9 Boo Hoo
  • 10 Coconut Grove
  • 11 You Were On My Mind
  • 12 Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream
  • 13 Weak In The Knees
  • 14 Out Of The Blue
  • 15 Just Another Day