Chinese Sleep Chant LYRICS

moondance

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I just bought the guitar tab book for VLVODAAHF yesterday, and it contains Chinese Sleep Chant along with it's lyrics printed there, too. According to the book, they are:


Ah, sleep, I need
Sleep satisfies, sleep satisfies
Ah, sleep, I need
Sleep satisfies, sleep satisfies

Fall asleep, fall asleep
Sleep mystifies, sleep mystifies
Fall asleep, fall asleep
Sleep satisfies, sleep satisfies

Sleep (x5)
Sleep satisfies, sleep satisfies


That's all that's printed in the book, but I thought there was more than that being said...?
 

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It is!!! :confused:

That's a whole lot less than what the actual song says........ :\
 

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Chris REALLY does have trouble sleeping! He wrote a song about it!!hhaha
 

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I just bought the guitar tab book for VLVODAAHF yesterday, and it contains Chinese Sleep Chant along with it's lyrics printed there, too. According to the book, they are:


Ah, sleep, I need
Sleep satisfies, sleep satisfies
Ah, sleep, I need
Sleep satisfies, sleep satisfies

Fall asleep, fall asleep
Sleep mystifies, sleep mystifies
Fall asleep, fall asleep
Sleep satisfies, sleep satisfies

Sleep (x5)
Sleep satisfies, sleep satisfies


That's all that's printed in the book, but I thought there was more than that being said...?
Yeh, the Guy bit isn't there. :angry:
 

noonsun

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I'm pretty sure you aren't supposed to understand the lyrics... if you were, they might have been clearer. I think it's more of... (somewhat) random sounds with connotations you create yourself (obviously he says sleep alot, which has its own connotations) but depending on how you feel or what you think they are, they sound different. Like, if you read two different versions of the lyrics while you're listening to the song, your brain sort of fills in the unknown gaps and it sounds exactly like the lyrics either way (try it, this is also the case in some of those vids on YouTube with the music played backward and the lyrics of whatever the person thinks it is playing while you listen.) I think it's supposed to be ambiguous. This post didn't make much sense, sorry. Here's what I think it sounds like anyway:

Oohh, ooohh
Ooh

Fall asleep
Tryin to dream
Sleep satisfied
Sleep satisfied

Fallin asleep,
Fallin on me,
Sleep satisfied,
Sleep satisfied,

Sleep, sleep,
Sleep,

Sleep sleep,
Sleep satisfied,
Sleep satisfied,

Fallin asleep, (fallin asleep)
Fallin asleep, (fall, fallin asleep, deep)
Sleep, the best of night, (?)
Sleep, the best of night, (? again)

Fall, fallin asleep, (fallin asleep)
Fall, fallin asleep, (deep)
Sleep, the best of night, (?)
Sleep, the best of night, (?)

Fall, fallin asleep, (sleep)
Fall, fallin asleep, (deep)
Sleep satisfied,
Sleep satisfied,

Sleep, sleep,
Sleep

Sleep, sleep,
Sleep satisfied,
Sleep satisfied

(Ooh)

like I said, I think it's supposed to be ambiguous though.
 

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In the lyrics I hear sleep satisfies and sleep satisfied and also sleep crucified.. I think it coould be about so many of us listening to them last thing before sleeping .. finding yourself lying eyes wide open sometimes.
Chris said in a interview that csc is the result of the session they did under hypnose.
I also hear the words "Sleep, satisfied." It also sounds as if Chris is singing, "It's true..."

Also, I'm 52 and equally, if not more obsessed than the younger fans.

I've found this song to be stimulating, not a good song to go to sleep with, ironically. It's like a morning cup of coffee or tea.
 

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amusing lyrics versions
well... but the second line is anyway "driving me" :rolleyes:
 

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Okie dokie, here goes, from the official sheet music:

Ah, sleep, I need.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.

Ah, sleep, I need.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.

Sleep. Sleep. Sleep.

Sleep. Sleep.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.

Fall asleep. Fall asleep.
Sleep mystifies.
Sleep mystifies.

Fall asleep. Fall asleep.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.

Sleep. Sleep. Sleep.

Sleep. Sleep.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.
 

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^ :laugh3:
Well, then tell the boys they need to give me my money back for the album's sheet music book.
 

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Okie dokie, here goes, from the official sheet music:

Ah, sleep, I need.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.

Ah, sleep, I need.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.

Sleep. Sleep. Sleep.

Sleep. Sleep.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.

Fall asleep. Fall asleep.
Sleep mystifies.
Sleep mystifies.

Fall asleep. Fall asleep.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.

Sleep. Sleep. Sleep.

Sleep. Sleep.
Sleep satisfies.
Sleep satisfies.
What's the song about?
 

Macintosh

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^ :laugh3:
Well, then tell the boys they need to give me my money back for the album's sheet music book.
Sure! you should buy my Coldplay album's sheet music book. A lot of lyrics would be big surpise for you! :lol:
 
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