Back Door Man

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Sarah McLachlan

Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian musician, singer, and songwriter. Known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range, as of 2009, she has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. McLachlan's best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two G… more »

You open your eyes  look around 
You feel the earth it wanders  
Out  from under your feet  the ground 
Is not firm but soft and weak  like skin 
 Under the touch  cannot stop to falter 
Now  the damage is done the certainties gone 
The spirits altered 

And now the angry morning 
 Gives the early signs of warning 
You must face alone the plans you make 
 Decisions they will try to break 

Our hands are tied on the table 
 Maybe you can try at the back door man 
 While the helpless line up on the doorsteps 
'Cause its all they can do to try to get through 
All of your life you've lived in a world as pure 
As Eden's sixth day now all you've been allowed 
Is taken away they will not let you be so proud 
And you have felt the fear growing inside 
 Protest follows far and wide they'll see how long 
It will take 'till you fall from so much denied 

Your soul it aches relentless from the fear 
That they will never guess so unfair they 
They can make you feel so small 
And the fear you know is real 



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