As letras da canção Firth of Fifth (1973)

(Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks)
The path is clear
Though no eyes can see
The course laid down long before.
And so with gods and men
The sheep remain inside their pen,
Though many times they've seen the way to leave.
He rides majestic
Past homes of men
Who care not or gaze with joy,
To see reflected there
The trees, the sky, the lily fair,
The scene of death is lying just below.
The mountain cuts off the town from view,
Like a cancer growth is removed by skill.
Let it be revealed.
A waterfall, his madrigal.
An inland sea, his symphony.
Undinal songs
Urge the sailors on
Till lured by sirens' cry.
Now as the river dissolves in sea,
So Neptune has claimed another soul.
And so with gods and men
The sheep remain inside their pen,
Until the Shepherd leads his flock away.
The sands of time were eroded by
The river of constant change.

Versões oficiais

Selling England by the Pound (Álbun, 1973)
Posição no disco: 3
Duração: 9:34

Seconds Out (Álbun, 1977)
Posição no disco: 5
Duração: 8:57
Versão: Live

Turn it on Again - Best Of `81-`83 (Álbun, 1991)
Posição no disco: 13
Duração: 9:22
Versão: Live At The Savoy
Mesma versão também em:
  • That`s All/Firth of Fifth (Live) (Single, 1983 - #2)

    The Way We Walk - The Longs (Álbun, 1993)
    Posição no disco: 4
    Duração: 4:29
    Versão: Live, Old Medley

    Archive 1967-1975 (Box, 1998)
    Posição no disco: 25
    Duração: 8:28
    Versão: Live