Why Walk When You Can Run

Album: 22 Dreams (2008)
  • My son runs to the shore
    To the world that lies before
    He can't hear my sound
    He's much to in tune with the ground

    He sees only the tide
    And the surf and the sea
    He's oblivious to me calling

    In years to come
    I will still call him son
    But he'll have no time to wait
    He must see beyond his fate

    He sees only the sun
    And the wind make it free
    His only defense will always be

    Why walk when you can run?

    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind my son

    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind my son

    Through sheets of time
    Are the wings of a bird
    He'll come to the edge
    To look life in the eyes

    Is he holding the keys
    To the world and his dreams?
    His strongest defense will always be

    Why walk when you can run?
    Why walk when you can run?

    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind my son

    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Don't turn your back, no giving in
    Run like the wind, run like the wind
    Run like the wind my son
    Writer/s: PAUL JOHN WELLER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Ian from Cardiff, United KingdomThis song has genuine depth.As a father I recall the child in me as well as my own son's joy and therefore 'sheets of time' are woven together. Five years ago I lost my 32-year-old brother-in-law (he died in a car crash). He was a sprinter and personal trainer and so there is another more poinant layer to this song to me. tears of joy and tears of sadness-now that is a SONG!
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