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    Beautiful South / Lyrics

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    "The River" Lyrics

    Beautiful South

    Love takes time we all agree
    and time's not the easiest to cheat
    The water changes one degree
    When will the shiver
    of this river
    turn to sea

    The river does no good, no harm
    Tempts us like pirates to its calm
    Lover's shanty, devil's psalm
    Goddamn this river
    and its shiver

    and its charm

    If you've got love's A to Z
    Don't go dredging river bed
    Use your fins and use your head
    This river's hooked the floating dead

    Our lives go bounding down the strewn
    When will we realise minnow dreams
    The frustration eating you and me
    Our only wish
    to be the fish
    that meets the sea

    We cannot tell a he or she
    But us fish can tell a we
    We know the seed we know the tree
    When will my conker
    conquer thee

    The cheaper woman and myself
    We've both got ladders in our tights
    When you've been left on the top shelf
    You've got those ladders in your sights
    This song was submitted on August 15th, 2005 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Dave Rotheray, Paul Heaton.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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