The Empty World (2:37)

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As stiff as toys and tall as men
And swaying like the wind torn trees
She talked about the empty world
With eyes like poisoned birds

MetroLyrics Full lyrics at MetroLyrics


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  • prominence_la

    Awesome. Love the flute!

    21 Sep 2011 Reply
  • mgpixlab


    28 Apr 2011 Reply
  • from_the_edge

    thumbs up

    21 Jun 2010 Reply
  • Zytrock

    Reminds me of pirates. yarr! [3]

    12 Apr 2010 Reply
  • honkynut

    I've loved this song for a long time. I can't see the pirate reference but I can see marching soldiers with a leading drummer & piper/flautist from the 18/19th Century. Combine this with the lyrical imagery.. wow.. All this and the fact one of my favourite teenage novels from some years preiously was "Empty World" by John Christopher

    31 Oct 2009 Reply
  • aneasthesia

    I definitely need to listen to the Top more 'carefully'. Always overlooked this. But it's great, diffferent, extraordinary.

    15 Sep 2009 Reply
  • Ackibear

    Reminds me of pirates. yarr! [2]

    19 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Moondog0611

    magic melancholic_special for me

    17 Apr 2009 Reply
  • tercat

    This is a woefully underrated album.

    9 Sep 2008 Reply
  • Charlee92

    (: Love it.

    9 Feb 2008 Reply
  • team-cure

    Hehe it's great xD

    30 Aug 2007 Reply
  • Skooma714

    Reminds me of pirates. yarr!

    19 Aug 2007 Reply
  • egon_beeblebrox

    Stiff as Toys and Tall As Men... And swaying like the windtorn trees.

    29 Jun 2007 Reply

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