Leonard Cohen - Tower Of Song
Related Leonard Cohen Links Leonard Cohen Tower Of Song

LEONARD COHEN


Tower Of Song Lyrics

Songwriters: Cohen, Leonard;

Well my friends are gone and my hair is gray
I ache in the places where I used to play
And I'm crazy for love but I'm not coming on
I'm just paying my rent every day in the tower of song

I said to Hank Williams, "How lonely does it get?"
Hank Williams hasn't answered yet
But I hear him coughing all night long
Oh, a hundred floors above me in the tower of song

I was born like this, I had no choice
I was born with the gift of a golden voice
And twenty-seven angels from the great beyond
They tied me to this table right here in the tower of song

So you can stick your little pins in that voodoo doll
I'm very sorry, baby, doesn't look like me at all
I'm standing by the window where the light is strong
Ah they don't let a woman kill you not in the tower of song

Now you can say that I've grown bitter but of this you may be sure
The rich have got their channels in the bedrooms of the poor
And there's a mighty judgment coming, but I may be wrong
You see, you hear these funny voices in the tower of song

I see you standing on the other side
I don't know how the river got so wide
I loved you baby, way back when
And all the bridges are burning that we might have crossed
But I feel so close to everything that we lost
We'll never, we'll never have to lose it again

Now I bid you farewell, I don't know when I'll be back
They're moving us tomorrow to that tower down the track
But you'll be hearing from me baby, long after I'm gone
I'll be speaking to you sweetly from a window in the tower of song

Yeah, my friends are gone and my head is gray
I ache in the places where I used to play
And I'm crazy for love but I'm not coming on
I'm just paying my rent every day in the tower of song

© LEONARD COHEN STRANGER MUSIC INC;

Correct these lyrics

these lyrics are submitted by mta_mta

Songwriter(s): Leonard Cohen
Copyright: Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Stranger Music Inc.
Official lyrics powered by

Rate this song (current rating: 9.11)
12345678910
Meaning to "Tower Of Song" (2 meanings)
bondy 11/25/11,15:46
0

real deep lyrics, as a musician, hank williams is 100 floors above me, but im just plodding on makeing my own music and hoping one day until im old il get noticed for the songs i write,ijustpaymyrent.
Lucy from Camp Sunshine 10/23/10,02:17
0

the summer of 1950,. Co-counselors in a cabin of 7-8 yr. old boys. Isn't this the DA Doo-dah Dum-dum Song?
(*) required
(*) required

Characters count : (*) min. 100 characters required