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Miracle Row

Candlelight

Janis Ian

* Also recorded by Barbara Cook

Don't let the sun go down on me
I do not want to be alone tonight
We'll be right, you'll see

Night is a shadow on the soul
and if you want to set me wholly free,
stay by me tonight

‘cause I've been afraid of love,
knowing I need you to stay
I've been ashamed of love,
knowing you're leaving me
day after day,
I'm begging you, pleading

I like you best
when night runs a shadow on the soul
No more empty hands to hold

Don't let the evening sun go down
I haven't found a way to trade the night
Sheer delight
Burning bright, candlelight

Lay me own - astound me
Not a sound - surround me
Skies unbound, I'm unwound
Lay me down

I've been afraid to love
but this is no time to hesitate
I've been ashamed to love
but lay me down, I just can't wait

I like you best
when night is a pleasure you can give
Lay me down, now I know how to
Lay me down, now I know how to
Lay me down
Now I know how to live

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