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Publisher: Opium (Arts) Ltd./10 Music Ltd.

Length: 4:18

Date: March 1, 1991

Copyright: Virgin Records Ltd.


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Music written by R.T.C.
Computer programming: Steve Jansen
Keyboard programming: Richard Barbieri, David Sylvian

Lyrics

I hold you in
A sea of silence
On the borderline of truth
Open violence
I see no sign
I see no place I've loved
Depending on the signs
To fine the road

Blackwater take me with you
To the place that I have spoken
Come lead me through the darkness
To the light that I long to see again

I walk with you
But sleep beside her
The summer came and went
It passes us over

I see her cry
I see the face I have loved
Depending on the blind
To find the road

Blackwater take me with you
To the place that I have spoken
Come lead me through the morning
For the land that I long to see again

Artists related to this track

Steve Jansen - copyright Dirk Tholenaar for davidsylvian.net
Steve Jansen (performer)
2011 copyright Samadhisound
David Sylvian (performer)
2011 copyright Samadhisound
David Sylvian (lyrics)
Photo credits: Douglas Brothers
Mick Karn (performer)
Richard Barbieri
Richard Barbieri (performer)
Bill Nelson
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#1 authorname 2006-01-02 18:58
Lovely song, great vocals. It always captures me, especially when longing for something...
 

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