What the Water Gave Me

Album: Ceremonials (2011)
Charted: 24 91
  • Time it took us
    To where the water was
    That's what the water gave me
    And time goes quicker
    Between the two of us
    Oh, my love, don't forsake me
    Take what the water gave me

    Lay me down
    Let the only sound
    Be the overflow
    Pockets full of stones

    Lay me down
    Let the only sound
    Be the overflow

    And oh, poor Atlas
    The world's a beast of a burden
    You've been holding on a long time
    And all this longing
    And the ships are left to rust
    That's what the water gave us

    So lay me down
    Let the only sound
    Be the overflow
    Pockets full of stones
    Lay me down
    Let the only sound
    Be the overflow

    'Cause they took your loved ones
    But returned them in exchange for you
    But would you have it any other way?
    Would you have it any other way?
    You could have it any other way

    'Cause she's a cruel mistress
    And the bargain must be made
    But oh, my love, don't forget me
    When I let the water take me

    So, lay me down
    Let the only sound
    Be the over flow
    Pockets full of stones

    Lay me down
    Let the only sound
    Be the overflow

    Lay me down
    Let the only sound
    Be the overflow
    Pockets full of stones

    Lay me down
    Let the only sound
    Be the overflow Writer/s: FRANCIS EG WHITE, FLORENCE WELCH
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
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