My October Symphony: track 6, album Behaviour from 1990

So much confusion
When autumn comes around
What to do about October
How to smile behind a frown?
It’s hard to settle down

It’s so bemusing
Will they cancel the parade?
We marched each October
Now they say we were never even saved
We must be very brave

Shall I rewrite or revise
My October symphony?
Or as an indication
Change the dedication
From revolution to revelation?

So we’re all drinking
As leaves fall to the ground
Because we’ve been thinking
How October’s let us down
Then and now

Shall we remember
December instead?
Or worry about February?
Mourn our war-torn dead
Never seeing red?

Shall I rewrite or revise
My October symphony?
Or as an indication
Change the dedication
From revolution to revelation?

20 COMMENTS

  1. Its October so this is the song that always comes to mind. I listen to this every October. It's unforgettable. If your here you have great taste in music. Thank you.

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