On A Bus To St. Cloud

Album: Thinkin' About You (1995)
Charted: 59
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  • On a bus to St. Cloud, Minnesota
    I thought I saw you there
    With the snow falling down around you
    Like a silent prayer
    And once on a street in New York City
    With the jazz and the sin in the air
    And once on a cold L.A. freeway
    Going nowhere
    And it's strange, but it's true
    I was sure it was you
    Just a face in the crowd
    On a bus to St. Cloud

    In a church in downtown New Orleans
    I got down on my knees and prayed
    And I wept in the arms of Jesus
    For the choice you made
    We were just gettin' to the good part
    Just gettin' past the mystery
    Oh, and it's just like you, it's just like you
    To disagree
    And it's strange but it's true
    You just slipped out of view
    Like a face in the crowd
    On a bus to St. Cloud

    And you chase me like a shadow
    And you haunt me like a ghost
    And I hate you some, and I love you some
    But I miss you most

    On a bus to St. Cloud, Minnesota
    I thought I saw you there
    With the snow falling down around you
    Like a silent prayer Writer/s: GRETCHEN PETERS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 2

  • Zachheart from Dallas, AzerbaijanTrisha Yearwood has been and remains one of my "all Time" favorite Female vocalist. Not just country! All time period.
    This song just moves me to tears. Like Trisha Yearwood, I had no idea it was about suicide. I interpreted it as a ghost of a failed relationship.
    She has given this song such power. It touches every emotion inside of me, everytime I hear it. It is, and will always be one of my favorite songs. I don't even think anyone else could come close to singing this song or given it the emotion behind it.
    Thank you Gretchen Peters for writing such a beautiful song. Thank you Trisha for singing it!
  • Kate from Minneapolis, MnMy father completely a suicide nearly 5 years ago and due to the nature of it, we were unable to have an open casket funeral. Some people have told me that is all for the best, and think that I may have only had that image seared into my brain when I think of my father, but on the downside I never got the closure of knowing that he was dead, and I always expected to see him somewhere, and continued to look for him for years after his death. I like that someone wrote a song about this.
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