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Artist/Band: David Byrne
Lyrics for Song: Lighthouse
Lyrics for Album: Other Songs - David Byrne



I'll build a house- of water

I'm searching high- and low

Underneath the waves

Where they hit the rocky shore

Out by the lighthouse



Heard nature say

"I'm sorry-

for stones and trees down below

for those who tumble in Gods name

to an early grave

into the sea and foam

like ships tossed in a storm"

and I'm standing all alone

out by the lighthouse



I'll build a house- of paper

Covered with words I can read

She had to teach me what to say

And every year we stayed

Out by the lighthouse



I'll build a house- so level

With 7 walls- long and true

The day we raised that roof up high

Unto the fading light

We sang the whole night through

& no one needed proof

& I could see the moon

out by the lighthouse


Album Lyrics: Other Songs - David Byrne


David Byrne
"Other Songs - David Byrne"


1. A Self Made Man
2. Astronaut
3. Big Blue Plymouth
4. Big Business
5. Carnival Eyes
6. Come With Us
7. Dirty Old Town (Mapeye)
8. Don't Fence Me In
9. Don't Want to be Part of Your World (Samba)
10. Dreamworld - Marco De Canaveses
11. Eggs in a Briar Patch
12. Everything That Happens
13. Fall With Me
14. Finite = Alright
15. Glad
16. Glass, Concrete And Pain
17. Good & Evil
18. His Wife Refused
19. Home
20. I Feel My Stuff
21. I Know Sometimes a Man is Wrong
22. I've Tried [Things to Do] [Knee Play 9]
23. In The Future [Knee Play 12]
24. Independence Day
25. Lazy (X-Press 2 Feat. David Byrne)
26. Lie to Me
27. Life Is Long
28. Lighthouse
29. Like Humans Do (Radio Version)
30. Loco De Amor
31. Make Believe Mambo
32. My Big Hands
33. My Fair Lady
34. Office Cowboy
35. One Fine Day
36. Poison
37. Poor Boy
38. Princess
39. Ready for This World
40. River
41. The Call of The Wild
42. The Dream Police
43. The Great Western Road
44. The Heart's A Lonely Hunter
45. The People Tree
46. The Rose Tattoo
47. The Sound of Business [Knee Play 3]
48. Tree (Today is an Important Occasion) [Knee Play 1]
49. Two Soldiers
50. Un Di Felice, Eterea
51. Under Heavy Manners
52. Unknown
53. Wanted for Life
54. Waters Of March
55. Where The Sun Never Goes Down. [Knee Play 5]
56. Women vs. Men (Bolero)
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