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North was somewhere years ago and cold:
Ice locked the people's hearts and made them old.
South was birth to pleasant lands, but dry:
I walked the waters' depths and played my mind.
East was dawn, coming alive in the golden sun:
The winds came, gently, several heads became one
In the summertime, though August people sneered;
We were at peace, and we cheered.

We walked alone, sometimes hand in hand,
Between the thin lines marking sea and sand;
Smiling very peacefully,
We began to notice that we could be free,
And we moved together to the West.

Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Darkness (11/11)
  • 2 Refugees
  • 3 White Hammer
  • 4 Whatever Would Robert Have Said?
  • 5 Out of My Book
  • 6 After the Flood

  • credits

    writers: Peter Hammill, Peter Joseph Andrew Hammill
    album: Track 2 in album The Least We Can Do Is Wave to Each Other
    release date: 1970-2
    popularity : 495 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Art Rock/Prog Rock
    length: 6:23
    producer: John Anthony
    composer: Peter Hammill
    lyricist: Peter Hammill

    Album Information

    label: Probe Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin