This Is The Sea

Album: This Is The Sea (1985)
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  • These things you keep
    You'd better throw them away
    You wanna turn your back
    On your soulless days
    Once you were tethered
    And now you are free
    Once you were tethered
    Well now you are free
    That was the river
    This is the sea!

    Now if you're feelin' weary
    If you've been alone too long
    Maybe you've been suffering from
    A few too many
    Plans that have gone wrong
    And you're trying to remember
    How fine your life used to be
    Running around banging your drum
    Like it's 1973
    Well that was the river
    This is the sea!

    Now you say you've got trouble
    You say you've got pain
    You say've got nothing left to believe in
    Nothing to hold on to
    Nothing to trust
    Nothing but chains
    You're scouring your conscience
    Raking through your memories
    Scouring your conscience
    Raking through your memories
    But that was the river
    This is the sea yeah!

    Now I can see you wavering
    As you try to decide
    You've got a war in your head
    And it's tearing you up inside
    You're trying to make sense
    Of something that you just can't see
    Trying to make sense now
    And you know you once held the key
    But that was the river
    And this is the sea!
    Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah!

    Now I hear there's a train
    It's coming on down the line
    It's yours if you hurry
    You've got still enough time
    And you don't need no ticket
    And you don't pay no fee
    No you don't need no ticket
    You don't pay no fee
    Because that was the river
    And this is the sea!

    Behold the sea! Writer/s: Michael Scott
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • David George from UsaHow did Face 2 Face perform it live in Boston in 1983 if it wasn't released by the Waterboys until 1985?
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