Back To The River

Album: Who Are You Selling For (2016)
  • There's blue skies all around me
    And the world looks just the same
    It's hard to be criminal
    When you all know my name
    Sometimes I wonder
    Sometimes I wanna be free
    Well, you can be king of me
    And I'll be, the queen

    No one listens to me
    The words I have to say
    There ain't no doubt about it
    I'm just trying to get away
    I'm going back to the river
    Where no one will find me
    I'm going back to the river
    Back to the sea

    When I was just a baby
    My mama taught me
    "Girl, you best believe in Jesus
    If you'll make it in the world"
    I'm going back to the river
    Where no one knows my name
    I'm going back to the river
    Back to the Seine
    Here we go

    There's blue skies all around me
    And the world looks just the same
    It's hard to be criminal
    When they all know your name
    Sometimes I wonder
    Sometimes I wanna be free
    Well, you can be king of me
    And I'll be, the queen

    No one listens to me
    The words I have to say
    There ain't no doubt about it
    I'm just fading into gray
    I'm going back to the river
    Where the devil can't find me
    I'm going back to the river
    Back to the sea Writer/s: TAYLOR MOMSEN, BEN PHILLIPS
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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