Death by a cappella

Story Behind The Song

This was inspired by the Danny Elfman music in the Tim Burton films, particularly "Corpse Bride" and "The Nightmare Before Christmas".

Song Description

This is a lighthearted look at death, with maybe a hint of truth, who knows?

Song Length 1:52 Genre Unique - Unclassified, Unique - General
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Peaceful, Cheerful Subject Spirituality, Life
Language English Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

There's no need to be afraid
Death is just a step we take
If you're feeling all alone
Just think of it as going home

(Home, home, home, going home, home, going home)

When the time to leave arrives
You will see it with your eyes
Like a tunnel filled with light
Warm inviting and so bright

(Bright, bright, bright, oh so warm and inviting, very, very bright)

When the angels come to take you
You will gladly go
Flying high above the world below

(Flying high above the world below, flying high above the world below)

When you reach the other side
Memories will fade and die
You will rest a while and then
Start the cycle once,
(Start the cycle once, start the cycle once, start the cycle once)
Again
Start the cycle once again.

Lyrics Sally Elsey Music Sally Elsey
Performance Sally Elsey
This track is on 2 Member Playlists
Playlist Creator Playlist Name Date Added
Roy Elkins Founder UNIQUE 4/19/2009
Hit Zone/Bureau of Music My Top Songs 4/18/2009
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