Dream Away

 

Written By:  P. Williams

Written By:  J. Williams

Arranged By:  Don Costa

From the Album:  Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back  (1973)

From the Film:  The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

Label:  Reprise Records

Recorded:  August 20, 1973

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Dream away, child; let your dreams run wild

Or a lifetime of worries might claim you.

Dream away, child; let your dreams run wild

Or the years and the tears shed might claim you.

 

For the last time we have tasted

love's sweet tears by the fire's glow.

If our hearts are strong there'll be

no long good-byes when it's time to go.

But the strongest torch is sometimes broken

As the deepest vows aren't always spoken,

And the greatest wounds, we hide inside ourselves

Where they never show.

 

Dream away, child, let your dreams run wild.

Or a lifetime of worries might claim you.

Dream away, child; let your dreams run wild

Or the years and the tears shed might claim you.

 

When the Winter weds the Northern Wind

The child they bear is snow.

And the branches bow like worried bridesmaids

But the trees will grow.

Sun and Earth in time will come together,

God will give us back our summer weather,

But the mem'ries of that first sweet

Taste of love pass away so slow.

 

Dream away, child; let your dreams run wild

Or a lifetime of worries might claim you.

Dream away, child; let your dreams run wild

Or the years and the tears shed might claim you.

 

When there's no room left to live inside ourselves

Do we dream away.