Into My Arms

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Ruth McCrae: lead vocal. James Hill: Mya-Moe 8 string ukulele. Mark: uBass and backing vocals. Jane: baritone ukulele and backing vocals.

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Verse 1
I don't believe in an interventionist God
But I know darling, that you do
But if I did I would kneel down and ask him
Not to intervene when it came to you
Oh, not to touch a hair on your head
Leave you as you are
If he felt he had to direct you
Then direct you into my arms

CHORUS
Into my arms, oh Lord
Into my arms, oh Lord
Into my arms, oh Lord
Into my arms

Verse 2
And I don't believe in the existence of angels
But looking at you I wonder if that's true
But if I did I would summon them together
And ask them to watch over you
And to each burn a candle for you
To make bright and clear your path
And to walk, like Christ, in grace and love
And guide you into my arms

CHORUS

Verse 3
But I believe in love
And I know that you do too
And I believe in some kind of path
That we can walk down, me and you
So keep your candles burning
And make her journey bright and pure
That she will keep returning
Always and evermore

CHORUS

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from Jack n Jel, released September 8, 2016
(C) Nick Cave

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Jack n Jel Newcastle, Australia

Jack n Jel is the creative project of renowned Newcastle ukestra leaders Mark Jackson and Jane Jelbart. Lots of ukulele, but also guitar, trumpet, banjo, piano, vocals, and collaborations with other artists including James Hill from Canada. Jack n Jel have toured in the US and Canada to much acclaim. ... more

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