Harbour of Birds

from by Left Passage



Composed in september 2007 and introduced into the band in 2009 and recorded 2011, this song remained practically unchanged since it was written. It has the typical "intro - verse - chorus - bridge" song structure.


Tonight in the darkest hour
In the wake of my weary eyes
I imagine what it feels like
When the astronaut should die
Cold, alone, away from the light
The shiver, the black, climbing up my spine
Caught here upon the window sill
In a web of veins with adrenaline

Free me from the chains of fate
Drawn back from the waning sate
Free me from the break of day
As it falls - dawn at night’s decay

Tonight I saw the face of the moon
So pale, so bright it shines into the room
A mirage, an idea in a Platonic world
A sign, a guess the stars alight above
I’m cold, alone, a neurotic state
The shiver, the black, the love, the hate
Caught here upon the window sill,
I face the stars, the wind lays still

[Harbour, Harbour of birds in the East will rise]
[Harbour, Harbour of birds in the East will rise]


from The EP, released August 10, 2011
Joris Schelfaut; Tim Verheyden; Koen Struyven



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Left Passage : quartet from Louvain, Belgium since 2005.

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