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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are a British New Wave group formed in 1978, whose founding members, Andy McCluskey (vocals, bass guitar) and Paul Humphreys (keyboards, vocals), are originally from the Wirral Peninsula, England. The band rose to fame with their fourth single "Enola Gay", wh… more »

As the sun descends too quickly  Behind the distant city
She will ride under the water 
She will leave her son and daughter  Reduced to lying naked
To feed those she holds sacred
She is bare of clothes and beauty 
On disply in her nudity 
If someone calls her name out
All she ever hears are cars
 Through the window in the bathroom  Through the broken glass and bars
 Seeking comfort in the wallet  Where she placed eighty dollars 
When the last one has departed 
She can slide into the darkness 
And slowly down the river 
The current pulls her under 
And it bathes her in its splendor 
Is unmoved by her surrender 
And faint through the water 
The lights like brittle stars
 Someone called her name out
She no longer hears the cars


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