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lyrics

I fought my way back from the Georgia Strait
Cause I've been where horizon meets the day
I found this place where the Devil has a face
And no whiskey's gonna wipe away my dreams

So come on and lay with me
While I'm here in the empty
And I sing "Come on and save me from this song with no ending"
Out of fire and into water
Don't you cry o'er my hunger
Cause you know I'll lie with you one more day

For half my life and most of yours too
I've been sailing this broke down ship
From here to where I can't have you
It's not killing me, only me of a lesser degree
Would forsake what they left back in the country

If only waves could carry thoughts and praise
They'd roll across the ocean till they splash into your lonely face
But don't stare too long at the blue so tall and strong
Just know I'll be coming before too long

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from The Broken Boats Band, released May 18, 2012
Athena McKown - harmony vocals

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The Broken Boats Band Vancouver, British Columbia

As relative newcomers to the city’s music scene, The Broken Boats Band produces a unique, but natural mix of Americana, Country and Folk music. It’s the kind of music that mixes perfectly amongst the sound of friends laughing, drinks pouring and feet stomping in your smokey living room or on your front porch. ... more

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