Lilac Wine

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Jeff Buckley

Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scotty Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was the son of Tim Buckley, also a musician. After a decade as a session guitarist in Los Angeles, Buckley amassed a following in the early 1990s by play… more »

I lost myself on a cool damp night I gave myself in that misty light
Was hypnotized by a strange delight Under a lilac tree

I made wine from the lilac tree
Put my heart in its recipe It makes me see what I want to see
And be what I want to be

When I think more than I want to think I do things I never should do
I drink much more that I ought to drink Because it brings me back you
 Lilac wine is sweet and heady, like my love Lilac wine, I feel unsteady, like my love Listen to me, I cannot see clearly Isn't that she, coming to me nearly here?
 Lilac wine is sweet and heady where's my love? Lilac wine, I feel unsteady, where's my love? Listen to me, why is everything so hazy?
Isn't that she, or am I just going crazy, dear?
 Lilac wine, I feel unready for my love
Feel unready for my love

Written by: JAMES H. SHELTON

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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