8 The Piper

Written by: (B. Andersson / B. Ulvaeus)

They came from the hills
and they came from
the valleys and the plains
they struggled in the cold
in the heat and the snow
and in the rain
came to hear him play
play their minds away

We’re all following
a strange melody
we’re all summoned
by a tune
we’re following the piper
and we dance beneath the moon

We’re following the piper
and we dance beneath the moon for him
and we dance beneath the moon

Sub luna saltamus

They came from the south
from the west and the north
and from the east
they waited for the man
like a parish is waiting
for the priest
longed to hear him play
play their minds away

We’re all following
a strange melody
we’re all summoned
by a tune
we’re following the piper
and we dance beneath the moon

We’re following the piper
and we dance beneath the moon for him
and we dance beneath the moon

Sub luna saltamus

He gave them a dream
he seduced everybody
in the land
the fire in his eyes
and the fear
was a weapon
in his hand
so they let him play
play their minds away

We’re all following
a strange melody
we’re all summoned
by a tune
we’re following the piper
and we dance beneath the moon

We’re following the piper
and we dance beneath the moon for him
and we dance beneath the moon

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