Back-Door Angels


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1974 War Child

Testo Della Canzone

Back-Door Angels di Jethro Tull

War Child
  1. WarChild
  2. Queen and Country
  3. Ladies
  4. Back-Door Angels
  5. SeaLion
  6. Skating Away on the Thin Ice of the New Day
  7. Bungle in the Jungle
  8. Only Solitaire
  9. The Third Hoorah
  10. Two Fingers

  1. Warchild Waltz
  2. Quartet
  3. Paradise Steakhouse
  4. Sealion 2
  5. Rainbow Blues
  6. Glory Row
  7. Saturation
In and out of the front door,
ran twelve back-door angels.
Their hair was a golden-brown
they didn’t see me wink my eye.
`Tis said they put we men to sleep
with just a whisper,
And touch the heads of dying dogs
and make them linger.
They carry their candles high
and they light the dark hours.
And sweep all the country clean
with pressed and scented wild-flowers.

They grow all their roses red,
and paint our skies blue
drop one penny in every second bowl
make half the beggars lose,
why do the faithful have such a will
to believe in something?
And call it the name they choose,
having chosen nothing.

Think I’ll sit down and invent some fool
some Grand Court Jester.
And next time the die is cast,
he’ll throw a six or two.
In and out of the back-door ran
one front-door angel,
Her hair was a golden-brown
she smiled and I think she winked her eye.

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