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A Love Before Time

if the sky opened up for me
and the mountains disappeared
if the seas ran dry, turned to dust
and the sun refused to rise
I would still find my way
by the light I see in your eyes
the world I know fades away
but you stay

[as the earth reclaims its due]
[and the cycle starts anew]
[we'll stay, always]
in the love that we have shared before time

if the years take away
every memory that I have
I would still know the way
that would lead me back to your side

the north star may die
but the light that I see in your eyes
will burn there always
lit by the love we have shared before time

[when the forest turns to jade]
[and the stories that we've made]
[dissolve away]
one shining light will still remain

[when we shed our earthly skin]
[and when our real life begins]
[there'll be no shame]
just the love that we have made before time

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
end title song (English version)
performed by Coco Lee
lyrics by James Schamus
music by Jorge Calandrelli & Tan Dun

**  for the Chinese version of the song, go to Moonlight Lover