Manfred Mann’s Earth Band Eyes of Nostradamus Lyrics

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At night - they will think they have seen the sunWhen they see the mad half pig manAt night - screams, battles seen fought in the skyAnd beasts will be heard to speak
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Man, man your time is sandYour ways are lives upon the seaI am the Eyes of NostradamusAll your ways are known to me
Driven back - the eagle back around the tentsWill be chased by the other birdsDriven back - with the sound of cymbals and bellsWill give sense to the senseless world
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Think upon it - all of you who may read this verseListen and listen wellThink upon it - barbarians, idiots, fools stay far away
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Oh, I had a dreamI thought I was aloneAnd the veil of all the yearsFell from my eyes like a stone
From the ground the seven year childAnd a fire will come to the earthFrom the sky at forty-five degreesAnd the stone will crack with the force
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Oh, I had a dreamI thought I was aloneAnd the veil of all the yearsFell from my eyes like a stone
Al Stewart (c) 1973 Gwyneth Music Ltd.
Somewhere in Afrika Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Demolition Man
  • 2 Runner
  • 3 Rebel
  • 4 Eyes of Nostradamus
  • 5 Third World Service
  • 6 Somewhere in Africa
  • 7 Tribal Statistics
  • 8 Lalela
  • 9 Redemption Song (No Kwazulu)
  • 10 Africa Suite: Brothers and Sisters of Africa / To Bantustan? / Koze Kobenini? (How Long Must We Wait?) / Brothers and Sisters of Azania
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