The Stars

Music: Benny Andersson
Lyrics: Björn Ulvaeus

The stars are so luminous and numerous tonight
Stirring that sense of wonder deep in me
A sky of blue velvet sprinkled lavishly with light
The stars – the eternal wells of mystery

I can see the ancient Greeks
In total awe like you and I
Trying to read it – the starry sky

The bear of Ursa Major and the hunter of Orion
And Hydra – the serpent and Leo – the lion
Their stories have been told as long as humans have been watching
The Stars

The stars tell us stories and tonight they speak of love
I see them shining bright in your blue eyes
And I’ve always felt our love descended from above
Like rain it was falling from the starry skies

The old Greeks and the Egyptians
Saw the same as you and me
We see the image we want to see

The mighty horse of Pegasus is towering before us
The bull and the maiden of Virgo and Taurus
They all come out at night along with Jupiter and Venus and Mars

The bear of Ursa Major and the hunter of Orion
And Hydra – the serpent and Leo – the lion
Their stories have been told as long as humans have been watching
The Stars

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