Dark as the Grave

by Steve Hackett

Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist. He gained prominence as a member of the British progressive rock group Genesis, which he joined in 1970 and left in 1977 to pursue a solo career. Hackett contributed to six Genesis studio albums, three liv…




Dark as night 
Dark as the grave 
Dark wherein my friend is laid 
Sleepwalkers fill the boulevards 
Pretty girls and backward boys 
All the voices can be heard 
An opera of the absurd 

Dark as night 
Dark as the grave 
Dark wherein my friend is laid 
We welcome you 
We welcome you 
The world of chaos far away 
As the crowd of mourners said 
Tragedy is nothing new 

Dark as night

Written by: ARON ISAAC FRIEDMAN, STEPHEN RICHARD HACKETT

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