Hallucinations

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Timothy Charles Buckley III (February 14, 1947 – June 29, 1975) was an American singer and musician. His music and style changed considerably through the years; his first album (1966) was mostly folk oriented, but over time his music incorporated jazz, psychedelia, funk, soul, avant-garde and an evolving "voice as instrument," sound. He died aged 28, leaving behind wife Judy and son Taylor, and son Jeff Buckley from his marriage to Mary Guibert. more »

I saw you walking
Only yesterday
When I ran to catch you
You disappeared
And the street was gray 

The candle died
Now you are gone
For the flame was too bright
Now you are gone 

I heard you laughing
With your laugh of gold
When I called out to you
Silence returned
And the air was cold 

The castle fell
Now you are gone 

No more rings the bell
Now you are gone
I found a letter 
On the day it rained
When I tore it open
There in my hands
Only ash remained 

The castle fell 
Now you are gone
No more rings the bell
Now you are gone 

I felt you breathing
As I fell asleep
When I reached out to touch you
No one was there
And the night was deep 

The candle died
Now you are gone
For the flame was too bright
Now you are gone 

I saw you walking
Only yesterday
When I ran to catch you
You disappeared
And the street was gray 

The castle fell
Now you are gone
No more rings the bell
Now you are gone

Written by: BECKETT BUCKLEY

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