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The Marrow

from Man On The Sun by Marc Farre



shelburne farms, vermont, june 20, 1999


for days and lives i did wander alone
‘neath broken skies and cold as stone
until the time when my poor heart lost its mind
to find the marrow of your bones

what would it be like not to ever have known
not seen that light so wild and pure and strong
i don't care, i don't ever want to know
i love the marrow of your bones

sailing, sailing, we’re sailing out to sea
sailing, sailing, on wings of mystery

come the hail, come the arrows and stones
i love you to the marrow of your bones

so here we are at last, under this canopy of love
free from all the past, flying high, flying fast above
hand in hand, along the narrow road to home
that leads to the marrow of the bone

yes i love the very marrow of your bones


from Man On The Sun, released September 11, 2000
marc - singing, guitar, fake flute
deni bonet - 1st and 2nd violins, viola
michelle kinney - cello
whynot jansveld - bass
tom curiano - drums, percussion
dave unger - string arrangement


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Marc Farre Sebastopol, California

“In the company of European-influenced musicians like Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed, and Nick Cave. A throaty voice, highly poetic lyrics and a kinetic band behind him. Compelling.”

— William Ruhlmann, All Music Guide

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