Musings From A Musical Mind

Below is my favorite Abba song – and I love this rendition from the movie “Mamma Mia”  – it gives me chills every time I hear it.  Take a listen – you’ll see what I mean – the lyrics are awesome!

Here’s to us one more toast and then we’ll pay the bill
Deep inside both of us can feel the autumn chill
Birds of passage, you and me
We fly instinctively
When the summer’s over and the dark clouds hide the sun
Neither you nor I’m to blame when all is said and done

It’s been there in my dreams the scene i see unfold
Who at last flesh and blood to cherish and hold
Jealous fools will suffer yes i know and i confess
once i lost my way when something good had just began
lesson learned its history all is said and done

In our lives we have walked some strange and lonely treks
Slightly worn but dignified and not too old for sex
We’re still striving for the sky
No taste for humble pie
Thanks for all your generous love and thanks for all the fun
Neither you nor I’m to blame when all is said and done

It’s so strange when you’re down and lying on the floor
How you rise, shake your head, get up and ask for more
Clear-headed and open-eyed
With nothing left to try
Standing calmly at the crossroads,no desire to run
There’s no hurry any more when all is said and done

Standing calmly at the crossroads,no desire to run
There’s no hurry any more when all is said and done

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Comments on: "When All Is Said And Done" (2)

  1. Is this nostalgia week? I loved Abba too…still do. Great music…great lyrics. So many of them deal with the bigger questions of life. Don’t hear that too much today in the music being produced. It’s mostly got a narcissistic message.

    • Yes – you guessed it. It’s national “Cindy nostalgia week” stick around my friend – I have them most of the time if you haven’t noticed. I’m extremely sentimental and love the music of the 70’s – there just isn’t music like that anymore – you’re right – the music of the day is different – it DOES have a narcissistic message!!

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