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​The Secret Marriage

This song is by Sting and appears on the album ...Nothing Like the Sun (1987) and on the compilation album My Funny Valentine: At The Movies (2005).

Original video
No earthly church has ever blessed our union
No state has ever granted us permission
No family bond has ever made us two
No company has ever earned commission

No debt was paid, no dowry to be gained
No treaty over border, land, or power
No semblance of the world outside remained
To stain the beauty of this nuptial hour

The secret marriage vow is never spoken
The secret marriage never can be broken

No flowers on the altar
No white veil in your hair
No maiden dress to alter
No Bible oath to swear

The secret marriage vow is never spoken
The secret marriage never can be broken

Written by:

Sting, Hanns Eisler Wikipedia16