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Battlestar Galactica : Gaeta’s Lament May 19, 2008

Posted by showmescifi in scifi.
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The song that Felix Gaeta sings after he loses his leg in the last episode of Battlestar Galactica 4×7 is one of the most stunning and haunting songs in modern scifi history.

Now the dude that wrote the sheet music and the lyrics for the song – Gaeta’s Lament –  Bear McCreary has blogged extensively about the song, how he put it together and what it all means.

* Alone she sleeps in the shirt of man
* With my three wishes clutched in her hand
* The first that she be spared the pain
* That comes from a dark and laughing rain
When she finds love may it always stay true
* This I beg for the second wish I made too

* But wish no more
* My life you can take

* To have her please just one day wake


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2. rincewindx - January 29, 2009

Beautiful & impressive!!!
Thank You!

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