Days of the Waltz

(Brel-Holt)


On the first time we went waltzing
We were young and you gave me your hand
On the first time we went waltzing
All the time we spent waltzing was grand

And the candles were all burning
And the chandeliers glimmered and shone
On the first time we went waltzing
We were young and no longer alone

And we had all the time
And we had all the time
And we had all the time
To take our pleasure
Love is made for leisure
Time that's how we measure time
And as we twirled around
As we twirled around
Time must whirl around and
Now the time has found us
Time has wound its silken
Web around and bound tight and everywhere
Time is everywhere
Time is everywhere in every looking glass
And every space we pass
I see appear the sudden face of time
The sudden face of time
The sudden face of time is everywhere
And time was in the air
And time is here and there

On the next time we went waltzing
And those days of the waltzes have blurred
On the next time we went waltzing
A love song was all that we heard

And the candles burning brightly
And the chandeliers glittered and gleamed
On the next time we went waltzing
We kept time by the dreams that we dreamed

And have we all the time
And have we all the time
And have we all the time to take our pleasure
Love was made for measure
Time that's how we measure time
And as we twirled around
As we twirled around
Time must whirl around
And now that time has found
Us time has wound its silken web
Around us, bound us tight and everywhere
Time is everywhere
Time is everywhere
In every looking glass
In every space I pass
My dear, I see appear the sudden face of time
The sudden face of time
The sudden face of time is everywhere
And time is in the air
And time is here and there

On the last time we went waltzing
When the days of the waltz was at hand
On the last time we went waltzing
All I heard was the blare of the band

And the candles flickered lightly
And the chandelier's glitter was wan
On the last time we went waltzing
Then the days of the waltz had all gone

And there is no more time
And there is no more time
And there is no more time to take our pleasure
Love is made for leisure
Time that's how we measure time
And as we twirl around
As we twirl around
Time must whirl around
The time has found us now
The time has wound its silken web around
And bound us tight and everywhere
Time is everywhere
Time is everywhere
Time is everywhere
In every looking glass
In every space I pass
I near I suddenly see appear
The sudden face of time
The sudden face of time
The sudden face of time is everywhere
And time is in the air
And time is here and there
And time is everywhere
And everywhere we turn
Everywhere we turn
Everywhere we turn
And every candle's burning out
And can see my love is learning
Never put your trust and faith in time
Never trust in time
Never trust in time
Will call you false
And then one day it halts
The tempo of the waltz

On the first time we went waltzing
You were young and you gave me your hand
On the first time we went waltzing
Ah, the days of the waltzing was grand
And the candles flickered lightly...


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