A Prince's Shadow

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The lyrics for this song were written by Alisha Ruiss, music by Jon Davis


Prince’s shadow, lost and lean
Last in some hazy forest seen
Devils chased him through the fog
Snorting grey and reddish smog

Where are you?

Then the prince stumbled from his dream
To a too quiet place with strangled screams
Slumped awake, stranded in between
The city and the forest green

Where are you?

The King took the Prince to himself
Breathed onto him the warmth of health
Oh, clean the cobwebs off the shelf (line by Jon Davis)
He’s comin’ home, He’s comin’ home (line by Jon Davis)

And all the demons, having quelled
He mounted his horse, the trumpets swelled
Ring the healing Sunday bells
He’s comin’ home

He’s comin home, he’s comin’ home
Prepare the feast prepare his robes
He’s comin’ home, he’s comin’ home


from Open Shore, released April 26, 2013
Produced by Tim Gowdy, Matt Tomlinson and Jon Davis

All words and music by Jon Davis except track 5 lyrics by Alisha Ruiss, track 7 lyrics by Jon Davis, Matt Tomlinson and Tim Gowdy, and track 10 lyrics by Irish poet Thomas Moore (1779-1852).
© 2013 Jon Davis Music. All rights reserved.


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