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Captain Bateman

Artist:Sting  Album:The Bridge (Deluxe)  Writer:Sting  Composer:Sting  Release Year:2021 

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Lord Bateman was a noble lord A noble lord of high degree Imprisoned in some foreign country To spend his life in captivity He is a captain in the King's own Navy He'd spent his life upon the cold grey sea What would he give now for a plate of meat and gravy Or for an angel to appear and set him free Full seven years he lives on bread and dirty water A single candle in his prison room for light Into the cell will walk the pretty jailer's daughter The cloak she's wearing is as black as any night She is a creature of captivating beauty As this bold captain's hungry eyes would ever see She looks upon him with the eye of love's desire And so he begs her, "Lady, will ye set me free?" "What can you offer if you gain your freedom? I'll lose my heart if I should ever set you free I have the keys if you'll deliver me a promise Should I release you,

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