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



She was just a blue eyed Boston girl

Her voice was low with pain

I'll do your bidding comrade mine

If I ride back again



But if you ride back and I am dead

You'll do as much for me

Mother, you know, must hear the news

So write her tenderly



She's awaiting at home like a patient saint

Her fallen face paled with woe

Her heart would be broken when I am gone

I'll see her soon, I know



Just then the order came to charge

For an instant hand touched hand

They said, aye and away they rode

That brave and devoted band



Straight was the course to the top of the hill

And the rebels they shot and shelled

Plowed furrows of death through the toiling ranks

And guarded them as they fell



There soon was a horrible dying yell

From heights that they could not gain

And those who doom and death had spared

Rode slowly back again



But among the dead that were left on the hill

Was the girl with the curly hair

The tall dark man who'd fought by her side

Lay dead beside her there



There was was no one to write the green-eyed girl

The words that her lover had said

While mother at home is awaiting her girl

She'll only know she is dead



She'll only know she's dead

She'll only know she's dead


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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