Don't Know when but a Day is Gonna Come - Bright Eyes

Was it true what I heard about the son of God?
Did he come to save?
did he come at all?
And if I dried his feet with my dirty hair would he make me clean again?

They say they don't know when but a day's gonna come
When there won't be a moon and there won't be a sun
It will just go black, it will just go back
To the way it was before

I knew a lovely girl with such pretty pride
And every man wanted her, yeah, and so did I, yeah, and so did I
But she up and died in a fit of vanity

Now men with purple hearts carry silver guns and they'll kill a man for what his father's done
But what my father did, no, it don't mean sh_t, I'm not him

And you think I need some discipline well, I have my share
Nah I've been sent to my room I've been sat in a chair
And I held my tongue, I didn't plug my ears, no, I got a good talking to

And I don't know why, but I still try to smile when they talk at me like I'm just a child
Well I'm not a child, no I am much younger than that

But now I've read some books and I've grown quite brave
If I could just speak up I think I would say that there is no truth
There is only you and what you make the truth

So, I'll just sing my songs and I'll pass a hat
And then I'll leave your town and I'll never look back
No, and don't look back because the road is clear and laid out ahead of me

And I'll get home I'll meet my friends at our favorite bar
We'll get some lighter heads for our heavy hearts
And we'll share a drink, yeah we'll share our fears
And they'll know how I love them
They will know how I love, they will know how I love them
I'm nothing without their love

Now I don't know when but day's gonna come
When there won't be a moon and there won't be a sun
It will all go black, it will all go back to the way it's supposed to be

Is it true what they say about the son of God?
Did he die for us?
did he die at all?
If I sold my soul, for a bag of gold to you which one of us would be the foolish one?
Which one of us would be the fool? Which one of us would be the foolish one?
Which one of us would be the fool?

Could you please start explaining? You know I need some understanding
Could you please start explaining? You know I need some understanding
Could you please start explaining? You know I need understand
Could you just start explaining? You dont understand

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