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God if I saw her now

One of Anthony Phillips's short little masterpieces with a beautiful flute bridge. This song has haunted me for years because it so melancholy and powerful.

It's from his 1978 "Geese and the Ghost" album with guest vocalist Phil Collins....

God If I saw her now

"Rest your head my love;
Rest your tired limbs;
Leave your mind at peace, at peace, at peace
What are you thinking now?"

"Thinking of a girl
As golden as the sun
She loved me not like you, like you, like you"
"Pray do you love me more?"

"It's hard to say for sure
A child, sixteen, was I
Both virgins did we buy, we buy, we buy"
"You loved her more than me"

"She left me one dark night
She took my heart for free
I've seen her not since then, since then, since then
God if I saw her now."



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