Evaporation

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Shriekback are an English rock band formed in 1981 in Kentish Town by Barry Andrews, formerly of XTC and League of Gentlemen (keyboards/synthesizers/vocals), and Dave Allen, formerly of the Gang of Four (bass), with Carl Marsh, formerly of Out On Blue Six (guitars/vocals) soon added to the line-up.… more »

Direct light - nothing we can see by
In turn we live by touch  Blind as our first moments
All white and flame  Become the darkness see too much

And what glows warm behind us
 Casts a shadow limp as sleep 
It goes on forever 
Or it seems that way
The words unspoken the line uncrossed 

 Those dark eyes conceal their life within them
 Buried secrets - the flesh won't keep
Only motion makes him
And he grows more still 
A stronger impulse sinks more deep

And the sky grows white above us
Our love a fact
Like any other 
Like a muscle pulsing in a seabird's wing
 These welcoming doors close above us

Written by: BARRY ANDREWS, CARL MARSH, DAVID ALLEN

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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Evaporation