Until You've Sown The Seed

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'Until You've Sown The Seed' is the final of four songs included on Alan Wilder's 1984 "Some Great Reward" Demo Tape. The song is unique as it lacks an official title and as a result is known by several fan-given titles. It is occasionally listed as 'Cliché' due to the song's tongue-in-cheek lyrics, and is also commonly mislabeled as 'Until You Saw The Sea' on some bootleg releases. This title does not make sense when considering the context of the lyrics, and is presumably the result of a misheard lyric which translated to a mislabeled song title on bootleg releases. This scenario is likely, as the song was only available as a poor quality recording prior for some time. 'Until You've Sown The Seed' does not appear on any official release and has never been performed live.

You can stream the entire track below, or download the entire four-track demo tape here.

Lyrics


Until You've Sown The Seed

Remember Rome wasn't built in a day

Where there's a will, there must be a way

Or maybe it's like trying to find a needle in the hay


Remember two wrongs won't make a right

So don't give up without a fight

Cause we're just like ships that go bump in the night


And you won't reap the harvest

Until you've sown the seed


So don't start to run until you can walk

Try to look me in the eye when you talk

Cause we're about as similar as cheese and chalk


What comes from within can come from above

Like an iron hand in a velvet glove

Cause love is all, and all you need is love


And you won't reap the harvest

Until you've sown the seed


And you won't reap the harvest

Until you've sown the seed


And you won't reap the harvest

Until you've sown the seed


And you won't reap the harvest

Until you've sown the seed


Songwriter: Alan Wilder
Publishing Information: No publishing information available.

Dates where Until You've Sown The Seed was played

Until You've Sown The Seed has never been played live.