When Mermaids Cry

Album: Desireless (1998)
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  • She was drowned in suicide
    Faithless lover cast aside
    This is how she came to be
    Lorelei of the sea
    Hopes destroyed, she wanted to find
    Certain death peace of mind
    Now you wonder who is she, Lorelei of the sea
    Many tales I´ve been told of sailors having died
    After seeing a mermaid known
    Known as Lorelei
    Faithless lover that is me
    And she siren of the sea
    So next time that the seagulls fly
    Don´t you cry sweet Lorelei

    Seagulls fly
    When mermaids cry
    Those tears won´t dry
    For Lorelei

    The guilt is mine I was untrue
    The question is what am I to do
    All I know is I got to try
    Try to find sweet Lorelei
    Make amends for what´s been done
    ´Cause I believe that she´s the one
    And I will go where seagulls fly
    Try to find sweet Lorelei

    Seagulls fly
    When mermaids cry
    Those tears won´t dry
    For Lorelei

    There she is I hear her cry
    She´s asking me if I will die
    There ain´t nothing I won´t do
    For you Lorelei

    Seagulls fly
    When mermaids cry
    Those tears won´t dry
    For Lorelei Writer/s: EAGLE-EYE CHERRY
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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