Very quick post, we’re off to a gig soon – alternative rockers, New Model Army. I've grown up/old with these guys, and their music plays a big part in my life. They inspire a die hard fan base and tonight promises to be very special, the last gig in the 25th anniversary tour! One of the best live gigs I was ever at was their 20th anniversary gig, where we stood still and in silence, 2,000 of us ~ shoulder to shoulder, chest to back ~ through the first track. Then the guitars started and we let rip, the crowd moved as one and many times my feet weren’t touching the floor. Woohoo!
Will be meeting up with friends too, so it promises to be fun. When I recover, I’ll post ;-) Meanwhile, have some lovely lyrics from one of my favourites...
QUEEN OF MY HEART
To the Queen of my Heart, from the King of Nowhere
I have watched you arming, and how you wave your sword in the air;
always fighting the shadows as they move behind you,
and the beating wings that hover around you . . .
To the queen of my heart, from the king of nowhere
It's a shallow sky that holds us in; you can reach right out
and touch the edge with just one outstretched hand and feel
the dark come closing in.
And there's nowhere far enough away from here;
the ringing ears and the closing air, and the cities and deserts all beat the same;
the radio waves crackle and phase, the satellites spinning slowly round.
The radar towers search and call
to the Queen of my Heart, from the King of Nowhere . . .
This is the great world calling to the last crusader;
In the rush of the lifeblood coming out of the sunrise . . .
And you're the Queen of my Heart . . . and I'm the King of Nowhere.
Published by Attack Attack Music/Warner Chappell Music Ltd