Down By The Water

Album: The King Is Dead (2010)
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  • See this ancient riverbed
    See where all the follies are led
    Down by the water and down by the old main drag

    I was just some tow-head teen
    Feeling 'round for fingers to get in between
    Down by the water and down by the old main drag

    The season rubs me wrong
    The summer swells anon
    So knock me down, tear me up
    But I would bear it all broken just to fill my cup
    Down by the water and down by the old main drag

    Sweet descend this rabble round
    The pretty little patter of a seaport town
    Rolling in the water and rolling down the old main drag

    All dolled up in gabardine
    The lash-flashing Leda of Pier nineteen
    Queen of the water and queen of the old main drag

    The season rubs me wrong
    The summer swells anon
    So knock me down, tear me up
    But I would bear it all broken just to fill my cup
    Down by the water and down by the old main drag

    The season rubs me wrong
    The summer swells anon
    So knock me down, tear me up
    But I would bear it all broken just to fill my cup
    Down by the water and down by the old main drag

    Down by the water and down by the old main drag
    Down by the water and down by the old main drag Writer/s: COLIN MELOY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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