Sunday Song Lyrics: The Song of Bernadette by Jennifer Warnes

Songs like this haunt me; bringing tears; wasted life; crushed dreams rushing in.

Someday, oh to say “And every now and then we try
To mend the damage that we’ve done
Tonight, tonight I just can’t rest
I’ve got this joy inside my breast
To think that I did not forget that child
That song of Bernadette”


uneven sound

digitally re-mastered for Famous Blue Raincoat, 20th Anniversary Re-release.

There was a child named Bernadette
I heard the story long ago
She saw the queen of heaven once
And kept the vision in her soul
No one believed what she had seen
No one believed what she heard
But there were sorrows to be here
And mercy, mercy in this world
So many hearts I find, broke like yours and mine
Torn by what we’ve done and can’t undo
I just wanna hold you, come on let me hold you
Like Bernadette would do
We’ve been around, we fall, we fly
We mostly fall, we mostly run
And every now and then we try
To mend the damage that we’ve done
Tonight, tonight I just can’t rest
I’ve got this joy inside my breast
To think that I did not forget that child
That song of Bernadette
So many hearts I find, broke like yours and mine
Torn by what we’ve done and can’t undo
I just wanna hold you, won’t let me hold you
Like Bernadette would do
I just wanna hold you, come on let me hold you
Like Bernadette would do

 (Leonard Cohen, Jennifer Warnes, Bill Elliott: writers; lyricsmode.com)


 movie trailer: Song of Bernadette

 

For Song Lyrics Sunday hosted by Helen @ this life one word at time

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