Prefab Sprout - Green Isaac II Lyrics

It's hard to act so simply
It's easy to make noise
I worship the silence that sings like a bird
I long for the moon as it looks from the earth
But to have and to hold it I'd only suggest

You take one step, Green Isaac, one step away
You take one step, Green Isaac, one step away

Stella mater
Light is failing
Making such a fool of thee
When you'd love to be someone

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Prefab Sprout Green Isaac II Comments
  1. Paul Roseen

    Bon mot after bon mont

  2. Isaac Santella

    what does it mean

    Lue Blobster

    It's about you

  3. Seth Reynolds

    Yeah this album will take off within the next 12 months. Said it here first. Exponential growth.

  4. Natasha Baldrian

    best harmonies ever, just gorgeous

  5. W D Clarke

    I've learnt today, while falling apart, the most eloquent way
    to speak or to pray, is straight from the heart

    Sanjay Srikonda

    +W D Clarke but to shine like joan of arc is to be prepared to burn.

    This and 42 makes sense

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  7. Dead Deer

    Chords please anyone?

  8. IsaC T

    Favourite lines:
    'Isaac's a soft name
    It sounds like a pocketful of rain'
    Great songwriting

  9. maaya111mk

    GGGGreen Isaaaaaaaac <3
    Their 1st & 2nd is the best.

  10. scodee

    Increadable song .. From an Increadable album !!

  11. Arthur Adamson

    Just love this song. Thoughout my life I have listened to, and enjoyed many other artsits. But no matter what I get into, I always seem to come back to this album again and again. Paddy McAloon is simply out on his own when it comes to totally orginal song writing. There is simply nothing like this then or now. Unique !

  12. Dave Hall

    I hear you're all still wet behind the ears?

    James Beattie

    Yea int it lovely, just as long as you have a pocket full of rain.

  13. lonegroover

    @Bustin5Knots yes, the reason being the Format nicked the opening lines to Green Isaac, which was released over twenty years earlier.

  14. Jackson Vose

    @Bustin5Knots or other way around

  15. Jackson Vose

    is there any reason they took a few lines from the format song "pick me up?"

    Dan Harper

    Jackson Vose - oh the ignorance of youth, The Format stole this from Prefab Sprout
    , this came out twenty years before them