Sarah Slean

The Baroness

album.baronessMarch 11th, 2008 (Warner Music Canada)
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TRACKS

1. Hopeful Hearts
2. Get Home
3. Euphoria
4. Goodnight Trouble
5. Notes from the Underground
6. Sound of Water
7. No Place at All
8. Please be Good to Me
9. Willow
10. So Many Miles
11. Shadowland
12. Looking for Someone


Hopeful Hearts

So, we take the path not taken
Down into the fields of war
Sword alone, the shield foresaken
This is the right we’re fighting for.
Hopeful hearts are moving targets
I don’t know how I survive
We go out like birthday candles
Then, like suns, we rise
We rise.
Oh, struggle is right
What’s black is white
The moment you fall
You fly!
Give us your dead,
They live again in
Our hopeful hearts.
Fiends and devils in the garden
Take their fill and leave me scarred,
But I still have my secret weapon
This, my brave and hopeful heart.
Oh, struggle is right
What’s black is white
The moment you fall
You fly!
Give us your dead
They live again in,
They live again!
Oh, struggle is right
What’s black is white
The moment you fall
You fly!
Give us your dead
They live again in,
Our hopeful hearts.

Get Home

You can stay the night
You can look me in the eye
You can fake your way to the finish line
But don’t you dare profess to love me
When you’re lying to another
That’s not love, that’s just wishing
Wish and love are not the same thing, yeah
Get home, get home
Take a look at her
You know, you know
That you love her…
Mister Masquerade,
You’re getting good at this charade
Go on, fool yourself with talk of poetry
But don’t you dare pretend you’re sorry,
To me you’re just a tourist
You’ve got to stand next to the real ones
‘Cause you know you’ll never be one, yeah
Get home, get home
Nothing more to say
You know, you know
That you’ll never change
Oh you’ll never change
And I don’t play the game
With liars and cowards
Liars and cowards
With liars and cowards like you
Get home, get home
Nothing more to say
You know, you know
That you’ll never change
Oh you’ll never change
And I don’t play the game
With liars and cowards
Liars and cowards
With liars and cowards like you
With liars and cowards
Liars and cowards
Liars and cowards like you

Euphoria

Take me, love me, invade the portions of me
that are dark and warm and deep
Hero or zero, I’m glad that you are here so
take your love and take your leave
Now how will I fall asleep?
I’m on to ya
Euphoria
You built the maze
In my lover’s face
I’m on to ya
Euphoria
This state of grace
I could have held him, but alas the dawn compelled
him
to walk into the street
His arms are swinging, and maybe he is singing
with those lips that now taste like me
How am I supposed to fall asleep?
I’m on to ya
Euphoria
You built the maze
In my lover’s face
I’m on to ya
Euphoria
I’m on to ya
Euphoria
You built the maze
In my lover’s face
I’m on to ya
Euphoria
This state of grace

Goodnight Trouble

I watched late night planes
Leave cool, white trails
And my trouble took flight
Goodnight trouble, goodnight.
I kissed my friend
He took my hand
And my trouble took flight
Goodnight trouble, goodnight
Goodnight
Goodnight, goodnight.
Goodnight.
Free-falling now
In my place among the clouds
Yeah my trouble, it took flight
Goodnight trouble, goodnight
Goodnight, goodnight
My trouble, goodnight, goodnight.

Notes from the Underground

Notes from the underground
We’re the mice who must write our lives down
In the night I hear you calling out to say
It’s all right love, you’re in good hands
Tears on a borrowed bed
Between walls that are painted somebody else’s red
If you hear me cry I’m calling out to say
It’s all right love, you’re in good hands
I’m still out on the roof
Howling at the moon
Exile,
Another exile in the kingdom
Still out on the roof
But all I need is you
Exile,
Oh we are exiles,
We two.
Love with the love they hide.
Dream with the dream they cast aside
Oh the truth will form and fall apart again
It’s all right love, you’re in good hands.
Still out on the roof
Howling at the moon
Exile
Another exile in the kingdom
Still out on the roof
All I need is you
Exile
Oh we are exiles
We two.
They don’t trust the likes of you and I
They kick our verses aside
But we know the road is wide
That’s why…
I’m still out on the roof
Howling on the moon
Exile
Another exile in the kingdom
Still out on the roof
I’m a dreamer too
Exiles
We are exiles
We two

Sound of Water

Just to hear the sound of water
Just to put the fire on ice
I am lying down in the shower
Oh mercy, loosen the vice
Sometimes the sword is so heavy
And the pain has a ravenous mouth
In the pits of my own making
Sometimes I don’t think I’ll ever get out
All the world stroking their comas
And the madmen making the news,
Bent over like a beggar
I was saying “it’s no use”
This ain’t the world for intelligent women
Unless you like swimming
In your own dark sea
These are times for urgent rhymes
But where the poetry?
When the light,
The light is hard to find
And you’re walking blind,
You only need to change your mind!
Your mind…
Wide awake and hope infected
I became a glittering queen,
Every light in my direction
Was a bright, magnificent green!
Adorned with invisible riches
I saw my stitches glowing so bright
No, the burden was not heavy,
For the master it was light!
When the light
Light is hard to find
And you’re walking blind,
You only need to change your mind!
You only need to change your mind!
Your…
When the light
The light is hard to find
And you’re walking, walking blind
Oh the light
The light is hard to find
And you’re walking blind,
You only need to change your mind
You only need to change your mind!
Your mind…

No Place At All

No place at all to call my own
Still wandering the world
And friends of mine all moving on
Getting comfortable cars, getting married
In someone else’s neighbourhood
I hear a telephone
Who lives in those well-lighted homes?
With their windows aglow in evening
Look at me crying in my sleep
No one’s comin’ to rescue me
I’m no place at all
The sun goes down beyond the trees
No sound, no trace of wind
The world is calm and beautiful
But it’s breaking my heart completely
Look at me crying in my sleep
No one’s comin’ to rescue me
It’s plain to see
I am no place at all
I am no place at all
No place
No place
At all
Look at me crying in my sleep
No one comes to rescue me
It’s plain to see
Could it be I’m following this reverie
To nowhere and to nobody
To no place at all
To no place at all?

Please Be Good to Me

I carried my heart unbuttoned
Across the lonely stage
Where all the fools and actors
Circle like birds of prey
But careful with the rose, she knows
Every word in every scene
O Please be good to me
I let the liar have me
The forger and the cheat
Love is the legal tender
They try to steal from me
But tell me how you lose, what you
Want to give away for free?
O Please be good to me
When love’s light’s shining elsewhere
The cold is hard to shake
But when it’s shining on you
The winter melts away
I don’t want to know, how so
I just want to feel the heat
O Please be good to me

Willow

Willow tree by the sea
Where the gods lie
How I love to look at you
With all my aching eye
Winter comes winter kills
Let it go by
There’ll be better days
Willow, don’t cry
Little star, shine afar
in the dark sky
You’re the one I’m wishing on
With all my weary might
Tell the trees if you please
That it’s alright
There’ll be better days
Willow, don’t cry
River bend, river sigh
River so wide
Wash away the worry from
My lonely heart tonight
Lover comes, lover goes
Let him go by
There’ll be better days
Willow, don’t cry

So Many Miles

These feet have walked so many miles
And on so many continents
Still this heart is beating wild
As yet of no great consequence
But oh when the rhythm is right
I catch a wind and fly
Far beyond these Paris nights
Into another consciousness
The fortune-teller isn’t right
It’s scary, but it’s glorious
And oh I know this time
I’ll catch a wind and fly
So many miles, those days are gone!
You’re still alive, and after so,
So many miles
So many miles
I open up my weary eyes
To gaze upon the firmament
Again I’m under foreign skies
But longing’s all that’s permanent
Oh I know this time
I’ll catch a wind and fly
So many miles, those days are gone!
You’re still alive, and after so
So many miles
So many miles
And oh I know this time
I’ll catch the wind and fly
So many miles, those days are gone
You’re still alive and after so
So many miles
So many miles

Shadowland

I have been to the shadowland
I heard the empty call
Hatred, anorexia
Misery and alcohol
By their hearths I warmed myself
To escape from the winter years
until I saw in the window,
Myself, crying fire coloured tears
Love the only alchemy
Love the killer of despair
Love the patient samurai
Love the armour angels wear
Love
They turned away the prophet
Because she was young and full of longing
Instead they turned to the magistrate
Who was busying yawning
And they tried the sell me holy books
But I can see their eyes are wild
I caught them pouring shame and fear
Into the perfect vessel of a child
But, love’s the only alchemy
Love the killer of despair
Love the true nobility
Love the armour angels wear
Love
Love will make your eyes clear
The order of the universe
The only reason we are here

Looking For Someone

I’ve been looking for someone
But I don’t know his name
All the faces before me
They all look the same
But there’s got to be one face
And one pair of eyes
That will light me on fire
When they’re looking in mine
Oh, I’m looking for someone
Oh, I’m looking for someone
For many good years now
I’ve been walking alone
But I know when I find him
It will feel like home
When the wedding is over
I’ll be able to say
I’m so glad that I waited for this day
Oh, I’m looking for someone
Oh, I’m looking for someone
Oh, I’m looking for someone
Who’s looking for me.
When the wedding is over
I’ll be able to say
I am so glad that I waited for this day
Oh, looking for someone
Oh, looking for someone
Oh, looking for someone
Who’s looking for me.

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