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Secure Yourself

This song is by Indigo Girls and appears on the album Indigo Girls (1989).

Secure yourself to heaven hold on tight the night has come
Fasten up your earthly burdens, you have just begun

In the ink of the night I saw you bleed, through the thunder I could hear you scream
Solid to the air I breathe, open-eyed and fast asleep
Falling softly as the rain, no footsteps ringing in your ear
Ragged down worn to the skin, warrior raging have no fear

Secure yourself to heaven hold on tight the night has come
Fasten up your earthly burdens, you have just begun

I'm kneeling down with broken prayers hearts and bones from days of youth
Restless with an angel's wing I dig a grave to bury you
No feet to fall you need no ground, allowed to glide right through the sun
Released from circles guarded tight, now we all are chosen ones

Secure yourself to heaven hold on tight the night has come
Fasten up your earthly burdens, you have just begun

Secure yourself to heaven hold on tight the night has come
Fasten up your earthly burdens, you have just begun

In the ink of the night I saw you bleed through the thunder I could hear you scream
Solid to the air I breathe, open-eyed and fast asleep
Falling softly as the rain, no footsteps ringing in your ears
Ragged down worn to the skin, warrior raging have no fear

Secure yourself to heaven hold on tight the night has come
Fasten up your earthly burdens, you have just begun

Amy:
Secure yourself to heaven
Hold on tight the night has come
Fasten up your earthly burdens
You have just begun
Secure yourself to heaven
Hold on tight the night has come
Fasten up your earthly burdens
You have just begun
Now we all are chosen ones
Allowed to glide right through the sun
Released from circles guarded tight
Now we all are chosen ones

Emily:
In the ink of the night I saw you bleed
Through the thunder I could hear you scream
Solid to the air I breathe
Open-eyed and fast asleep
No feet to fall you need no ground
Allowed to glide right through the sun
Released from circles guarded tight
Now we all are chosen ones
Secure yourself to heaven
Hold on tight the night has come
Fasten up your earthy burdens
Now we all are chosen ones

Written by:

Amy Ray
Hammond organ: Liam Ó'Maonlai
Mandolin: Peter O'Toole
Bass: Dede Vogt
12 string electric: Emily Saliers

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