Lay Down

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Melanie

Melanie is a feminine given name derived from the Greek μελανία (melania), "blackness" and that from μέλας (melas), meaning "dark". Borne in its Latin form by two saints: Melania the Elder and her grand-daughter Melania the Younger, the name was introduced to England by the Normans in i… more »

Lay down lay down, let it all down 
Let your white birds smile up at the 
Ones who stand and frown 
Lay down lay down, let it all down 
Let your white birds smile up at the 
Ones who stand and frown 

We were so close, there was no room 
We bled inside each others wounds 
We all had caught the same disease 
And we all sang the songs of peace 

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So raise the candles high cause if you 
Don't we could stay black against the night 
Oh raise them higher again and if you 
Do we could stay dry against the rain 

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We were so close, there was no room 
We bled inside each others wounds 
We all had caught the same disease 
And we all sang the songs of peace 
Some came to sing, some came to pray 
Some came to keep the dark away 

So raise the candles high 
Cause if you don't we could stay 
Black against the sky 
Oh oh raise them higher again 
And if you do we could stay dry against the rain 

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Written by: OBIE TRICE, MARSHALL B. III MATHERS, LUIS EDGARDO RESTO

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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