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Make Them Hear You (a Diora fanmix) front cover; a young woman kneeling in front of a samisen with flames in the background    List of tracks; a lake with autumn trees on the shore and a pavilion on a hill

(streaming on 8tracks.com)

01. Bells for Her / Tori Amos

So they went, years and years,
like sisters. Blanket girls,
always there through that and this.
"There's nothing we cannot ever fix," I said.

02. There Is No Other Way / Stephen Sondheim

The word stops, the heart dies.
The wind counts the lost goodbyes.
There is no other way.

03. The Crane Wife 3 / The Decemberists

And under the boughs unbowed,
All clothed in a snowy shroud,
She had no heart so hardened.

04. All Because of You / Grey Eye Glances

In a silence so deep,
There's a secret that I keep--
All because of you.

05. Make Them Hear You / Flaherty & Ahrens

And I could not put down my sword
When justice was my right.
Make them hear you.

06. Pacing the Cage / Bruce Cockburn

Powers chatter in high places,
Stir up eddies in the dust of rage,
Set me to pacing the cage.

07. Drought / Vienna Teng

And the taste of dried-up hopes in my mouth,
And the landscape of merry and desperate drought.
How much longer, dear angels?
Come break me with ice;
Let the water of calm trickle over my doubts.

08. A Gate into the Stars / Somei Satoh

(Instrumental)

09. Adventures in Solitude / The New Pornographers

Sleeping for years, pick through what is left--
Through the pieces that fell and rose from the depth,
From the rainwater well deep as a secret nobody knows.

10. The Verdant Mile / Tracy Grammer

I didn't want to burn like this, so close to the bone;
no muscle left to carry it, this black bag of stones.
It's a black bag.

11. Fingernail Moon / Annie Lennox

There's something unsettling under my skin.
I don't know the reason or where to begin,
Caught in the circles I've found myself in,
But I want to reach out and touch you.

12. After All / Dar Williams

'cause for every price
And every penance that I could think of,
It's better to have fallen in love
Than never to have fallen at all.

13. Learning to Be Human / Allison Lonsdale

Hold on--we go back to the beginning;
Hold out--we continue to the end.
Hold up the burden of your worthiness;
Hold fast, and you will come home again.

(streaming on 8tracks.com)