|Performed By:||Elton John|
|Copyright:||© 1992 Big Pig Music Limited|
Church bells ring out morning glory when summer bends to the winter's rage. Emily walks through the cemetery. Passed a dog in an unmarked grave. The old girl hobbles, nylons sagging. Talks to her sisters in the ground I saw a lie in the mirror this morning. I heard a prophecy all around. And Emily - they come and go. The shadows - and the distant sounds. But Emily - don't be afraid. When the weight of angels weighs you down. Emily prays to a faded hero in a little frame clutched to her gown. Hears the voice of promise in his memory. Tonight's the night they let the ladder down. In a cage sits a gold canary by a wicker chair and a rosewood loom. As a soul ascends aboard the evening, Canary sings to an empty room. And Emily - they come and go. The shadows - and the distant sounds. But Emily - don't be afraid. When the weight of angels weighs you down.
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