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CALLING THE MOON
Dar Williams


The moon wanted more of my night

I turned off the engine and the headlights

The trees appeared as they'd never been gone

I promised the fields I'd return from now on

And the moon kept on rising

I had no more to say

I put my roadmaps away

And surrendered the day


And I know you'll be calling me soon

And if I don't answer I'm calling the moon

Calling the moon

I was calling her then

I'm wondering will she take me again

Oh, I am calling the moon


When I called the moon back to me

I thought she wanted my beauty

I shone in the best that vanity buys

I covered the path where my life turned to lies

And the moon kept on rising

But I felt nothing at all

She comes when the empire falls

And shines on crumbling walls


Calling the moon

By the name that she chose

As Tennessee wandered in moth-eaten robes

Oh, I am calling the moon

Calling the moon

Oh I'm calling the moon


Oh, make sense of me, night

I can see so much from this cold height

The moon said oh darkness my work is done

I've poured this bottle of light from the sun

But their anger keeps on rising

And they don't understand

I've shown them all that I can

That the world is at hand


And I know they'll be calling me soon

And if I don't answer I'm only the moon

I can see by her light

This one's going out to the moon tonight

Oh, I am calling the moon


Calling the moon

'Cause I know what it's worth

To tug at the seas and illumine the earth

Oh, I am calling the moon

Oh, I am calling the moon


DAR WILLIAMS

American singer-songwriter Dar Williams lives at the intersection of pop and folk. She fuses many genres (blues, rock, jazz), resulting in a rather organic sound. She has been making music for over a decade.

Her studio album My Better Self finds Dar at an unequivocally brazen crossroads. Reflecting on American politics, the disillusionment and apathy of youth, and the female experience, Dar makes no apology for her outspoken beliefs.

Her 2008 album, entitled Promised Land. ... Read More