Skating Away

Jethro Tull

Mean while back in the year one,
 When you belonged to no one.
 You didnt stand a chance,son,
 If your plans were undone.
 Cause you were bred for humanity and sold to society,
One day you'll wake up in the present day,
A million generations removed from expectations
 Of being who you really want to be.

Skating away, skating away, skating away,
On the thin ice of the new day, ay e ay ay ay ! Ay ay ay ay !
 So as you push off from the shore,
won't you turn your head once more, and make your peace with

 For those who choose to stay,
will live just one more day, to do the things they should've done.
 And as you cross the wilderness, suspended in your emptiness,
you feel you have to pray.
 Looking for a sign that the universal minds
 That's written you into their passion play.
 And as you cross the circle line while the ice world sheets behind,
you're a rabbit on the run.
 And the silver splinters fly in the corner of your eye

shining in the setting sun
Well, do you ever get the feeling that the story's too damn real and in
the present tense.
Or that everybody's on the stage, and it seems like you're the
only,person sitting in the audience.

Skating away, skating away, skating away.
Jethro Tull



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jets60 (report comment to admin):
Truly one of my favorite Tull songs....
Staramouche (report comment to admin):
Sounds more correct when you Capo 3d fret;

em chord sounds odd so I leave it out