Rufus Wainwright Memphis Skyline cover

Memphis Skyline
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Lyrics and Meaning


Album
Released
September 23, 2003
Genre
Rock
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Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Never thought of Hades
Under the Mississippi
But still I've come to sing for him
So southern furies
Prepare to walk for my harp
I have strung, and I will leave with him
Relax the cogs of rhyme
Over the Memphis sky
Turn back the wheels of time
Under the Memphis skyline
always hated him for the way he looked
In the gaslight of the morning
Then came hallelujah sounding like Ophelia
for me in my room living
So kiss me, my darling stay with me till morning
Turn back and you will stay
Under the Memphis Skyline

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