The Witch's Son

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The Witch's Son

I'm walking on a thin line, mother
and I'm not coming home
I'm running in the fields now, mother
and I'm not coming home
I'm going down to town tomorrow
they'll listen to my song in sorrow
and from tears their son won't rise
but they'll find you home

I am the witch's son
And here i have come
to shed my dark light
on your sleepless night

I am the witch's son
you had a son too
he didn't get lost in the woods
in the old well, he didn't fall

the wolves didn't find him
the lightning didn't strike him
he wasn't poisoned by the viper's fangs
but I saw him coming home

I'm walking on a thin line, mother
I'm standing in the fields now,
Tonight I'm so alone
I'm coming home.

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from Statuettes, released May 6, 2013

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Jacques, a robin Bristol, UK

Jacques, a robin is an alter ego of Italian songwriter Davide Ariasso. Jacques appeared in Davide's life with an urgency to sing songs of melancholy and hope, all guided by an underlining transcendence and ecstasy.

Active as live performer in Bristol since 2007, Jacques has released his debut album 'Statuettes' in 2011, with 16 guest musicians, and is working at an EP about hearts and children
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