Silje's songs




music and lyrics: Joni Mitchell (CrazyCrow Music, 1982)
arrangements: Vince Mendoza

in pre-release appearances or as a demo

release info




All lyrics are property of their owners and are strictly for educational use only!

notes from Silje to sing this song at the concert in april 2008

Altough I speak in tongue of men and angels
I'm just sounding brass
And tinkling cymbals without love.

Love suffers long
Love is kind!
Enduring all things
Hoping all things
Love has no evil in mind.

If I had the gift of prophecy
And all knowledge
And the faith to move the mountains
Even if I understood all the mysteries
And I didn't have love
I'd be nothing.

Love-never looks for love
Love's not puffed up
Or envious
Or touchy
Because it rejoices in the truth
Not in iniquity.
Love sees like a child sees.

As a child I spoke as a child
I thought and I understood as a child.
But when I became a woman
I put away childish things
And began to see through a glass darkly.

Where, as a child, I saw it face to face
Now, I only know it in part.
Fractions in me
Of faith and hope and love
And of these great three
Love's the greatest beauty.