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I SAW A BIRD FLY AWAY
Dar Williams


I asked the habitual party goer just how high she thought she'd get,

And I asked the ethereal girls if they were floating yet


And so I asked the light of the day, what's this rush for heaven,

Then I saw a bird fly away, and I could not ask again.


The tabloid tainted actress knows the myth of higher ground.

The thing she got from playing a nun she got from sleeping around.


And so I asked the light of the day, what's this rush for heaven,

Then I saw a bird fly away, and I could not ask again.


And I've been running uphill, panting, punching at the air,

Fighting what's been pushing me down, as if it's really there.


And so I asked the light of the day, what's this rush for heaven,

Then I saw a bird fly away, and I could not ask again.


And I saw all this climbing, climbing, just as far from heaven,

Then I saw a bird fly away, and I started climbing again.


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