Album: Ten (1991)
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  • Hold on to the thread
    The currents will shift
    Glide me towards you
    know something's left
    And we're all allowed
    To dream of the next
    oh the next, time we touch

    Uh huh, uh huh
    Uh huh, uh huh

    You don't have to stray
    The oceans away
    Waves roll in my thoughts
    Hold tight the ring
    The sea will rise
    Please stand by the shore
    Oh, oh, oh, I will be
    I will be there once more

    Uh huh, uh huh
    Uh huh, uh huh
    Uh huh, uh huh
    Uh huh, uh huh
    Uh huh, uh huh
    Uh huh, uh huh Writer/s: Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Takae from London, United KingdomIt's weird that this song literally saved a friend's life. Her dad was annoyed when he heard this song on loop in her bedroom upstairs. He went upstairs to tell her to switch to another song. He found her lying on floor next to her bed and she wasn't breathing. He was a former medic so he easily went into action. He got her breathing just enough to allow him time to call an ambulance. She stopped breathing like five times and he restarted her heart each time, before the ambulance finally arrived. All the while, this song was still playing on loop, which he used to encourage her to sing along to keep her awake. She recovered after a long stay at hospital, where they found a problem with her heart. Her dad named his new dog "Ocean" (singular) after this song as a kind of ironic thank-you gesture for saving her life.
  • Erin from Tulsa, OkI love this song so much. :) The fact that it's for Beth makes it that much better. You can clearly hear him saying at the end of some live versions, "oh, Beth..".
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