Light Like The Darkness

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This must fade, my heart, it must. Don't let it grow again. Its thirst will never be quenched. This is liquid fire.

Put out the light, my God. It is the cause, its name is known. Don't leave me alone. Please put out the light.

My dear, your fading heart is true. You must be strong. One choice leads only to cruel tears, but I won't let go, I won't.

This blinding light consumes my heart, but you will lead me away, away. This blinding light consumes my heart, but I know you'll lead me if I will follow. I'll follow. I'll follow you.

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from Red Hands, released September 9, 2009
Lyrics by Jackie Roche, with lines from William Shakespeare's "Othello", Act V, Scene II (circa 1603). Music by Matt LeFevers.

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Your Forgotten Love Phoenix, Arizona

Your Forgotten Love was born out of a fusion of literature and music. In 2003, a college Shakespeare assignment led vocalist Jackie Roche to recruit instrumental jack-of-all-trades Matt LeFevers for a musical adaptation of the bard's 97th sonnet. The resulting song, a sweeping piano ballad dubbed "Winter's Near", went far beyond anyone's expectations, and ignited Your Forgotten Love. ... more

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