Consider Me Gone Lyrics


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Gordon Sumner
album: No. 7 track in album The Dream of the Blue Turtles
release date: 1985-6-1
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length: 4:21
engineer: Jim Scott, Pete Smith
drums: Omar Hakim
synclavier: Danny Quatrochi
bass: Darryl Jones
additional instrument: Danny Quatrochi
congas: Eddy Grant
keyboard: Kenny Kirkland
guitar: Sting
saxophone: Branford Marsalis
producer: Sting, Pete Smith
background vocals: Janice Pendarvis, Dolette McDonald
vocal: Sting

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There were rooms of forgiveness
In the house that we share
But the space has been emptied
Of whatever was there
There were cupboards of patience
There were shelf loads of care
But whoever came calling
Found nobody there
After today consider me gone

Roses have thorns and shining waters mud
And cancer lurks deep in the sweetest bud
Clouds and eclipses stain the moon and the sun
And history reeks of the wrongs we have done
After today, consider me gone

I've spent too many years at war with myself
The doctor has told me it's no good for my health
To search for perfection is all very well
But to look for heaven is to live here in hell

After today, consider me gone

Track Listing

  • 1 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
  • 2 Love Is the Seventh Wave
  • 3 Russians
  • 4 Children's Crusade
  • 5 Shadows in the Rain
  • 6 We Work the Black Seam
  • 7 Consider Me Gone
  • 8 The Dream of the Blue Turtles
  • 9 Moon Over Bourbon Street
  • 10 Fortress Around Your Heart