Letras



UP THE DOWNSTAIR

1993

What You Are Listening To...
[Written by Steven Wilson] [Instrumental]
 
Synesthesia
[Written by Steven Wilson]

I'm sending you a letter
Because I don't think there's much time
Time to lear the cobwebs
Time to bear the crime

It's only a number
It's only a death
Another soldier died in action
The telegram regrets

I'm lying on a stretcher
They're lyring to my face
There's no-one left to help me
I'm just a waste of space

It's a matter of moments
I'll be dead before you've read
There's blood on the table
And my back is full of lead

 
Monuments Burn Into Moments
[Written by Steven Wilson] [Instrumental]
 
Always Never
[Lyrics - Alan Duffy / Music - Steven Wilson]

I feel no pain
Cos I'm an island
I will remain
In the deafness of your silence

I love you sometimes

 
Up the Downstair
[Written by Steven Wilson]

Sleep
Until the colours dissolve
Leave the dream to rain-soak forever
In blessed moments
Viewed from trains of half-truths

Monuments burn into moments
Up into other worlds
Other ascensions
Without deep sorrow to endure

Black Sunday of sleep
Open for small angel escapes
Moved by buildings to tears
They week in the rain
Am I at home?
Am I in heaven?
Gentle Architecture

 
Not Beautiful Anymore
[Written by Steven Wilson] [Instrumental]
 
Siren
[Written by Steven Wilson] [Instrumental]
 
Small Fish
[Lyrics - Alan Duffy / Music - Steven Wilson]

The first thing that I saw as,
the fisherman smiled at me
Were empty people dressed in grey,
floating out to sea
The rain lashed down in darkness
A lizard blinked an eye
And time stopped in the silence
The small fish gave a cry

The next thing that I saw as,
things were fading fast
Were dreams of children's laughter,
smouldering to dust
The rain lashed down in darkness
A lizard blinked an eye
And time stopped in the silence
The small fish gave a cry

The last thing that I saw as, my life passed by
Were fields of empty people, laying down to die
The rain lashed down in darkness
A lizard blinked an eye
And time stopped in the silence
To watch the burning sky

 
Burning Sky
[Written by Steven Wilson] [Instrumental]
 
Fadeaway
[Lyrics - Alan Duffy / Music - Steven Wilson]

I sat in the room with a view
The girl in the photograph knew
Can't you see?
Why is she laughing at me?

I stumbled through the dark unaware
The face in the hall isn't there
Tomorrow has gone
Where do the voices come from?

Watching the leaves as they blew
Lost in the room with a view
Climb the walls
You did not know me at all

I fell through a hole in the floor
The audience cried out for more