What Will You Say
Cowritten by Jeff Buckley/Chris Dowd/C. Azar
Live Released
Lyrics:
It's been such a long time
And I was just a child then
What will you say
When you see my face?
Time feels like it's flown away
The days just pass and fade away
What will you say
When they take my place?

It's funny now
I just don't feel like a man
What will you say
When you see my face?
My face...

Mother dear, the world's gone cold
No one cares about love anymore
What will you say
When you see my face?

Father do you hear me?
Do you know me?
Do you even care?
What will you say
When they take my place?

My heart can't take this anymore
What will you say
When you see my face?
When you see my,
See my face...

I can feel your time crawling
To a slow end
I can feel my time crawling
To a slow end...

Mother dear, the world's gone cold
No one cares about love anymore
What will you say
When you see my face?

Father do you hear me?
Do you know me?
Did you even care?
What will you say
When you take my place?

Well it's so funny now
I just don't feel like I'm a man
What will you say?
Notes:
About Chris Dowd's feelings towards his father, who had abandoned him. Something Jeff could probably relate to quite strongly, being in exactly the same situation.

'A song I helped my friend Chris write.' -- Jeff Buckley (JC Dobbs, Washington DC, USA, 1994-12-13)
Known Performances: (showing 10 of 90 results)
94-08-03 Chicago House, Austin, Texas, America
94-09-01 The Garage, Finsbury Park, London, England
94-09-11 The Loft, Berlin, , Germany
94-09-14 Nachtleban, Frankfurt, , Germany
94-09-20 The Milky Way, Amsterdam, , Netherlands
94-09-21 Pacific Club, Antwerp, , Belgium
94-10-25 Club Soda, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
94-10-28 Trinity Center Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
94-11-09 The Green Mill, Chicago, Illinois, America
94-11-20 Noe Valley Ministry, San Francisco, California, America