Ending the Alphabet


Hail and Farewell, Gothenburg




the Mountain Goats



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Ending the Alphabet is the eighth song on the unreleased album Hail and Farewell, Gothenburg.


We got the brightest skylight
Like a vision of heaven on the evening sky
And a clock tower two blocks from the spot
Where I'm standing tonight

The avenues are throbbing with people
And the late sunlight makes them all look like angels
And the transformation is seamless
They are unbearably bright
I can almost hear their voices
As I walk past them all toward the water
What is there left in a city like this
When everyone you know has gone
I saw the wind wash them all away
And I was freezing

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