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The Pretty Things - Bridge Of God lyrics

Hide in the shadows, German shepherds are near,
Heart double beating in a bright cage of fear,
Something he wanted, but the price was too dear,
His spirit's starting to float,
The Bridge of God is his hope.

Choir voices calling as a priest reads the news,
Congregation falling, but incredible views,
Long ago a mason earnt a new pair of shoes
Building his bridge to the sky,
Teaching the granite to fly.

Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge
Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge

With chisels of steel,
He carved out the wheel
To carry you high,
With nail through bone,
They laid the first stone
That crosses the sky.

Stooped to the soil, bitter harvest passed by,
Dining on hunger, as his crops slowly die,
A distant church spire points the way to the sky.
His pain is starting to melt,
Beneath the bridges he's knelt.

Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge, yeah yeah
Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge, cross the bridge
Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge
Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge

Ave, Ave Maria
Ave, Ave Maria

Old man is waiting for the end to arrive,
Grey Monday morning with the washing line skies,
Then without warning he just closes his eyes,
He knows he hasn't a care, he knows the bridges are there.

Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge
Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge

All his memories sold,
He's releasing his hold
To be carried on high.
With the juice of the past,
And the dust in the hearth
It's an easy goodbye.

Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge
Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge
Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge
Cross the Bridge of God, cross the Bridge