Saltwater Heart

Album: Fading West (2014)
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  • Talking with myself in a land-locked parking lot
    Cough drop dripping from my mouth like a long shot
    My writer's blocking oh oh oh
    Sick of all the small talk, dripping non-stop
    From the open-mouth graves of the faux hawk cinder block malls
    My blood clot pen oh oh oh

    Oh maybe I could break clean
    Yeah, maybe I could break clean

    We're on your shore again
    I can feel the ocean
    I can feel your open arms
    That pure emotion
    I'm finally free again
    By my own explosion
    We're on your shore again
    I can feel the ocean

    Saltwater running through my veins like a blind spot
    Like I got caught, saltwater like a teardrop
    With a saltwater heart oh oh oh
    Now it's an abstract thought but I've been thinking non-stop
    'Bout the fact that my body's made most out of raindrops
    With a saltwater heart oh oh oh

    Oh maybe I could wash clean
    Yeah maybe I could believe

    We're on your shore again
    I can feel the ocean
    I can feel your open arms
    That pure emotion
    I'm finally free again
    By my own explosion
    We're on your shore again
    I can feel the ocean

    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh

    Maybe I could wash clean
    Yeah maybe I could wash clean
    All my land-locked dreams
    And maybe I could believe

    We're on your shore again
    I can feel the ocean
    I can feel your open arms
    That pure emotion
    I'm finally free again
    Like my own explosion
    We're on your shore again
    I can feel the ocean, yeah

    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    I can feel the ocean, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh
    Woah, oh Writer/s: JON FOREMAN, TIM FOREMAN
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Ashley from UsaI've stood on that same cliff that Jon and the other stood on--physically and figuratively. I've wanted to be home, to have somewhere to even *call* home. Something about Bali makes you feel both far, far away from your usual routine & reality, and at the same time at home with the great conglomeration of other cultures and tourists from countries you've never heard of. The traditional Balinese instruments in the song bring me back to those days when I'd spend the whole day in the ocean, and I believe that I'll find where I belong someday.
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