We've updated our Terms of Use. You can review the changes here.

Devil's Lullaby

from Circe by And Tears Fell

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $1 USD  or more

     

about

Recorded late in 1989 after the Sidhe album release, this track was to lead off the second And Tears Fell album, most of which was recorded in the spring and summer of 1990 at The Keep on the Borderlands, Sunnyvale, CA.

lyrics

Devil’s Lullaby
(T. Downing/S. Downing)

Please don’t ask for consolation
I cannot help you anymore
It seems a hopeless situation
A sad reality

You never asked for my opinion
You never spoke when I was there
You were held by three chameleons
Blowing smoke rings in the air

Hold me, come hold me now
Enfold me in the sky
Let me hear the evening song
The devil’s lullaby
And should you fall
One winter’s day
The angels and devils around us surround us
And take your soul away

How many times did I tell you
I could not love you anymore?
Now memories compile upon memories
I find I’m missing you

But you were cold and introspective
And didn’t care enough to smile
And on your back, the three chameleons
That kept you naked, like a child

(chorus)

credits

from Circe, released August 15, 1990
Samantha Downing - vocals
Todd Downing - rhythms, keyboards, bass
Greg Hines - guitars

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

And Tears Fell Seattle, Washington

And Tears Fell was an eclectic art-rock recording project founded by Todd & Samantha Downing in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1988. Twenty years, a move to Seattle and five albums later, Todd put the project to bed for good. The REQUIEM album is a tribute to Samantha, who lost her battle with cancer in 2005. ... more

contact / help

Contact And Tears Fell

Streaming and
Download help

Report this track or account

If you like And Tears Fell, you may also like: