Mumford & Sons - Ghosts That We Knew Lyrics




You saw my pain washed out in the rain
Broken glass, saw the blood run from my veins
But you saw no fault, no cracks in my heart
And you knelt beside my hope torn apart

But the ghosts that we knew will flicker from view
We'll live a long life

So give me hope in the darkness that I will see the light
'Cause oh that gave me such a fright
But I will hold as long as you like
Just promise me we'll be alright

So lead me back, turn south from that place
And close my eyes to my recent disgrace
'Cause you know my call
And we'll share my all
And our children come and they will hear me roar

So give me hope in the darkness that I will see the light
'Cause oh that gave me such a fright
But I will hold as long as you like
Just promise me we'll be alright

But hold me still, bury my heart on the coals
But hold me still, bury my heart on the coals [Live and US versions say "And hold me still, bury my heart next to yours"]

So give me hope in the darkness that I will see the light
'Cause oh that gave me such a fright
But I will hold on as long as you like [Live and US versions say "But I will hold on with all of my might"]
Just promise me we'll be alright

[Live and US versions' additional lines:
"But the ghosts that we knew made us black and all blue
But we'll live a long life"]

And the ghosts that we knew will flicker from view
And we'll live a long life





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  1. V.... A....

    🌬️❄️☄️💙

  2. p.... r....

    I love this song and then that violin...

  3. D.... H....

    That's why music has been created for. What a masterpiece !

  4. J.... R....

    What a fucking beautiful song. Got me through my darkest days!

    And I'll never forget One Love Manchester I was in bits and all of a sudden Up pops Marcus I nearly had a nervous breakdown I was inconsolable 😂😍

  5. A.... B....

    The Mumford and Sons that I miss 💖

    A.... B....

    Andrea B you can say that again.

  6. C.... A....

    This is what music is all about

  7. J.... D....

    Marcus is inside that song, with all his little gestures. Mesmerising.

  8. S.... L....

    Crazy how this song is still one of the most beautiful songs I've ever listened to, it's a true masterpiece of a song 👌👌

  9. K.... H....

    "The Legend that is Ross Holmes" xxx

  10. J.... F....

    This performance will live on forever.

  11. T.... ....

    Absolute genius

  12. B.... B....

    You saw my pain, washed out in the rain
    Broken glass, saw the blood run from my veins
    But you saw no fault no cracks in my heart
    And you knelt beside my hope torn apart
    But the ghosts that we knew will flicker from you
    And we'll live a long life
    So give me hope in the darkness that I will see the light
    'Cause oh that gave me such a fright
    But I will hold as long as you like
    Just promise me we'll be alright

    So lead me back
    Turn south from that place
    And close my eyes from my recent disgrace
    'Cause you know my call
    We'll share my all
    Now children come and they will hear me roar
    So give me hope in the darkness that I will see the light
    'Cause oh that gave me such a fright
    But I will hold as long as you like
    Just promise me we'll be alright

    But hold me still bury my heart on the cold
    And hold me still bury my heart next to yours

    So give me hope in the darkness and I will see the light
    'Cause oh that gave me such a fright
    But I will hold on as long as you like
    Just promise me we'll be alright

    But the ghosts that we knew made us blackened or blue
    But we'll live a long life

    And the ghosts that we knew will flicker from the view
    And we'll live a long life

  13. F.... G....

    What a beaut.

  14. P.... J....

    Perfection

    P.... J....

    Perfection. This is the shit that the word perfection was made to describe. Fucking unreal.

  15. T.... S....

    I always think of Arthur and John when I hear this beautiful song .. RIP guys

  16. E.... ....

    Rarely that I am so emotional, but with this song come tears from me.
    Thats really great!

  17. J.... M....

    You can feel it

  18. d.... ....

    ...promise me We'll be alright....

    d.... ....

    danlariv there’s always a tomorrow

  19. b.... E....

    for my mam , my 2 brothers desy n Christopher Departure from us has broken us .... just Bury my heart next to yours " my love reverence u all hold :'-( ♡♡♡♡ ♡♡♡

    b.... E....

    Gets me... That line Bury my heart next to yours, my Mum... Powerful

    b.... E....

    @andrew armstrong so sorry for ur wee mam R.I.P andrew Armstrong ♡ this song says it all its so beautiful ♡

    b.... E....

    @bella E ....think I've worn the track out ...track 8 on the Pretoria live album. ..Thank you 😉

    b.... E....

    @andrew armstrong so have I ... its so deep and emotionally throws everything around u away ♡

  20. N.... H....

    I want them to take the thoughts in my head and write a song.

  21. j.... s....

    Favorite song ever made

  22. C.... S....

    Cade o show completo? o Youtube bloqueou?

    C.... S....

    Sim, eles bloqueiam meus vídeos por direitos autorais

    C.... S....

    Nossa q pena, vc tem esse show inteiro? queria muito o link de dowload ^-^

  23. B.... D....

    "Thunderbolt and lightening, very, very frightening me!" [Galileo and Freddie, how did you guys get here?!]

  24. r.... ....

    Such a great live performance.. Well done mumford and sons.. Well done

  25. C.... C....

    July 2018... and still captivated and highly entertained and entranced by Mumford and Sons. 😊👍👏😍

  26. A.... G....

    What a amazing band and magnificent voice
    Marcus mumford!!

    A.... G....

    Albert Garcia ..totally agree

  27. M.... E....

    NEW FAAAAAAN! Holy Avocado on Ezekiel toast with tomato basil feta!!

  28. C.... C....

    I don't know how anyone could not enjoy this.

    C.... C....

    So true

  29. T.... D....

    best performance of this song by far!

    T.... D....

    I disagree. This is amazing, but there performance of this song at outside lands in 2015 is unmatched.

    T.... D....

    Lollapalooza Chicago 2013. Trust me

    T.... D....

    I’ve never seen them live. I hope I will one day. They are my favorite band.

  30. J.... W....

    I love this song and it is very beautiful and I like Mumford and sons

  31. J.... W....

    BEAUTIFUL!!!

  32. E.... Z....

    Linda Música!!!!