River Lea

  • Everybody tells me it's 'bout time that I moved on
    And I need to learn to lighten up and learn how to be young
    But my heart is a valley, it's so shallow and man made
    I'm scared to death if I let you in that you'll see I'm just a fake
    Sometimes I feel lonely in the arms of your touch
    But I know that's just me, 'cause nothing ever is enough
    When I was a child I grew up by the River Lea
    There was something in the water, now that something's in me
    Oh I can't go back, but the reeds are growing out of my fingertips
    I can't go back to the river

    But it's in my roots, it's in my veins
    It's in my blood and I stain every heart that I use to heal the pain

    But it's in my roots, it's in my veins
    It's in my blood and I stain every heart that I use to heal the pain
    So I blame it on the River Lea, the River Lea, the River Lea
    Yeah, I blame it on the River Lea, the River Lea, the River Lea

    I should probably tell you now before it's way too late
    That I never meant to hurt you or lie straight to your face
    Consider this my apology, I know it's years in advance
    But I'd rather say it now in case I never get the chance
    No, I can't go back, but the reeds are growing out of my fingertips
    I can't go back to the river

    But it's in my roots, it's in my veins
    It's in my blood and I stain every heart that I use to heal the pain

    It's in my roots, it's in my veins
    It's in my blood and I stain every heart that I use to heal the pain

    So I blame it on the River Lea, the River Lea, the River Lea
    Yeah I blame it on the River Lea, the River Lea, the River Lea

    So I blame it on the River Lea, the River Lea, the River Lea
    Yeah, I blame it on the River Lea, the River Lea, the River Lea Writer/s: Adele Adkins, Brian Burton
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
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