Ships

Album: You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic (1979)
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  • We walked to the sea, just my father 'n' me
    And the dogs played around on the sand
    Winter cold cut the air, hangin' still ev'rywhere
    Dressed in gray, did he say hold my hand
    I said love's easier when it's far away
    We sat 'n watched a distant light

    We're two ships that pass in the night
    We both smile and we say it's alright
    We're still here, it's just that we're out of sight
    Like those ships that pass in the night

    There's a boat on the line where the sea meets the sky
    There's another that rides far behind
    And it seems you and I are like strangers a wide ways apart
    As we drift on through time
    He said it's harder now we're far away
    We only read you when you write

    We're two ships that pass in the night
    And we smile when we say it's alright
    We're still here, it's just that we're out of sight
    Like those ships that pass in the night

    We're ships that pass in the night
    And we smile when we say it's alright
    We're still here, it's just that we're out of sight
    Like those ships that pass in the night

    We're ships that pass in the night
    And we smile when we say it's alright
    We're still here, it's just that we're out of sight Writer/s: IAN HUNTER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 4

  • Andy S. from MinnesotaHunters 1979 Album was my favorite album of the entire 70’s, with the possible exception of The Band’s “The Last Waltz” soundtrack. Ian once said in an interview that rather than England, he’s always felt like a guy from Alabama who’d rather be driving a Ford Pickup. He’s always been underrated by the general populus, but in the music world - they know he’s always been a genius..all the greats revere him, and see him as the genius he his.
  • Scott from OhioIan Hunter always was highly underrated.
  • Johnny from Boston, MaThat's wild! I thought it was the other way around! It is so very Manilow-esque!

    I've been telling the whole story backwards all this time...
  • Paul from Rothesay, Nb, CanadaHow crazy is it that Barry Manilow would cover a song by Ian Hunter!
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