“…She pictures a soul With no leak at the seam
Let’s take the boat out Wait until darkness
Let’s take the boat out Wait until darkness comes…”
This entry was posted on November 16, 2014 by anelegantmystery. It was filed under music and was tagged with Anne Sexton, Mercy Street, Peter Gabriel.
Absolutely beautiful. Found myself so deeply caught up in the rhythm and lyrics – very emotional and meaningful. Thank you for this – much appreciated.
November 16, 2014 at 5:38 pm
Hey Don. You’re welcome. PG touches something deeply personal with this song, that is not just about Anne Sexton.
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November 16, 2014 at 5:44 pm
A wonderful version of Mercy Street that I had not heard before. This is from my favorite Peter Gabriel album! One of the few that I can still listen to repeatedly.
Thanks a bunch!
November 16, 2014 at 9:20 pm
I’m glad it still resonates with you. For me this is one of the most moving songs he has ever written.
November 17, 2014 at 2:13 am
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