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Al Stewart - The Palace of Versailles lyrics with translation (on click)

The Palace of Versailles - Al Stewart

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The wands of smoke are rising

From the walls of the Bastille

And through the streets of Paris

Runs a sense of the unreal

The Kings have all departed

Their servants are nowhere

We burned out all their mansions

In the name of Robespierre

And still we wait

To see the day begin

Our time is wasting in the wind

Wondering why

Wondering why, it echoes

Through the lonely palace of Versailles

Inside the midnight councils

The lamps are burning low

On you sit and talk all through the night