-- Homme Brûlant ("Burning Man") --
8 March 1977. Quebec.

Found on:

Circles In The Stream (1977) [live album]

On attends
Quelque chose
Peut etre le vent
Ou l'ouverture d'une rose
Moi je suis en courant
En courant

La cite
Semble de boire
La voie lactee
Moi je suis un homme brûlant
Homme brulant

Et dans la lueur
Tu m'appele
Des arcs en ciel
Et je brule

Vert de mer
Je deviens
Une riviere
Et toi
Tu es l'ocean que je cherche
Que je cherche.

TRANSLATION: "Burning Man"
They're waiting
For something
Maybe the wind
Or the opening of a rose
Me, I'm flowing,

The city
Seems to be drinking
The milky way
Me, I'm a burning man
Burning man

And in the glow
You call me
Dressed in
And I'm burning

Sea green
I become
A river
And you,
You are the ocean I'm seeking
I'm seeking.

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