Patti Smith - Wave
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Patti Smith proves that her talent has not faded with time
- Jun 1, 2012
Carnegie Hall, New York Wednesday, March 11
- Mar 30, 2009
- Apr 18, 2007
Follow up to first memoir will focus on music and marriage
The punk performer is currently adapting her memoir for the big screen
The punk icon joins Grandaddy, Tindersticks and Grizzly Bear on the line-up
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Nodding though, the lamp's lit low, nod for passers underground
To and fro, she's darning and the land is weeping red and pale
Weeping yarn from Algiers, weeping yarn from Algiers
I was nothing, it didn't matter to me
There were tags all over my sleeve
There was water outside the windows
And children in the streets are throwing rats with tags of a liar
A fire of unknown origin took my baby away.
Fire of unknown origin took my baby away.
Swept her up and off my wavelength.
Swallowed her up like the ocean in a fire thick and gray.
When I am troubled in the night
He comes to comfort me
He wills me through the darkness
And the empty child is free
I feel upset
Let's do some celebrating
Come on honey
Don't hesitate now
I've got seven ways of going, seven wheres to be
Seven sweet disguises, seven ways of serving Thee
Lord, I do extol Thee, for Thou has lifted me
Hi, hi, I was running after you for a long time
I, I was watching you for, actually, I've watched you for a long time
I like to watch you when you're walking back and forth on the beach
And the way you, the way your cloth looks, I like