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Song for Mary (2015) - single

by The Black Atlantic

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This song was written for the Songs for Mary recording project.
Watch a mini-documentary about the writing of the song here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg3Uo...


Song for Mary

How did this all come to pass?
That a mother should see her son's death
I now know the cruelty of men is a bottomless well
To be filled with blood

I know your pain isn't mine
But, I feel the cut is still alive
Like an endless river cascading
Upon the cold, hard ground

Oh Maria
Yes, we carry on
Yes, we carry through

For all other days to go by
I am sure of nothing except this:
That what we call love
Is as much a blessing as a curse

Oh Maria
Yes, we carry on
Yes, we carry through


released December 21, 2015
Music and lyrics by Geert van der Velde
Recorded, mixed by Dan Lucas @ Anchor Baby Recording Co. on December 18th, 2015
Mastered by Wessel Oltheten
Artwork by Joost Stokhof / thethingsweare.com


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The Black Atlantic is a band formed around singer and songwriter Geert van der Velde, from the Netherlands.

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