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Leonard Cohen - The guests

  • Artist: Leonard Cohen ( Leonard Norman Cohen)
  • Also performed by: Antony & The Johnsons
  • Translations: Russian
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The guests

One by one, the guests arrive
The guests are coming through
The open-hearted many
The broken-hearted few
 
[chorus]
No one knows where the night is going
No one knows why the wine is flowing
Oh love i need you
I need you
I need you
I need you
Oh . . . I need you now
 
And those who dance, begin to dance
Those who weep begin
And "welcome, welcome" cries a voice
"let all my guests come in."
 
[chorus]
 
And all go stumbling through that house
In lonely secrecy
Saying "do reveal yourself"
Or "why has thou forsaken me?"
 
[chorus]
 
All at once the torches flare
The inner door flies open
One by one they enter there
In every style of passion
 
[chorus]
 
And here they take their sweet repast
While house and grounds dissolve
And one by one the guests are cast
Beyond the garden wall
 
[chorus]
 
Those who dance, begin to dance
Those who weep begin
And those who earnestly are lost
Are lost and lost again
 
[chorus]
 
One by the guests arrive
The guests are coming through
The broken-hearted many
The open-hearted few
 
[chorus]
 
Submitted by SarasvatiSarasvati on Mon, 29/07/2019 - 15:37
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