"Christopher's River" as written by and Simon Neil....
You and me, always you held my head above the waves
Paddling around pretending that it was not too cold
It was but when you were there

our shadows softly on the grass
Day would break we'd have our last
Our shirt-tails in the wind
Seems like yesterday my friend
I know that we were scared
Hurt because you were not there
I know I want it all
Wish the sky would fall on me

you and me, always
Always

our shadows softly on the grass
Day would break we'd have our last
Our shirt-tails in the wind
Seems like yesterday my friend
I know that we were scared
Hurt because you were not there
I know I want it all
Wish the sky would fall on me

I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through

I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through
I'm not through






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"Christopher's River" as written by Simon Neil

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    General Commentquite sunny day real estate.
    juvenilecokefiendon September 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhen i listen to this i feel like im suffocating. cause i cant work out what it ,means. but i love it!
    scarlet_egoon March 08, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFor me, this is the best song for relaxing in summer.

    "Our shadows softly on the grass, day would break we'd have out laughs, Our shirt tails in the wind..."
    darkmongooseon June 05, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI saw them play it on an acoustic set in a Virgin store, 'twas rather good.
    Captain__Anarchyon June 08, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song it's one of my favourite Biffy songs. I can;t figure out what it means though but it sounds as if it could be about him growing apart from someone or something like that.
    SoCo_Girlon June 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAmazing song - it's my current choice to be played at my funeral. Hope that doesn't sound morbid, just something I've thought about.
    Rennieon October 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me think of a father/son relationship. The singer is the son, and is dependant on the father to hold his 'head above the waves'.

    'our shadows softly on the grass
    day would break we'd have our laughs
    our shirt-tails in the wind
    seems like yesterday my friend'
    This could be the son's fond memories of spending time with his father. The father is gone, perhaps passed away, and the son is feeling a great sense of loss- 'wish the sky would fall on me'.

    Anyways, its a great song :o)
    convexconcaveon November 13, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think its about a friendship thats fallen apart as they have grown older and now in a difficult time in his life he wishes he still had his friend to help him through it, the memeries of his friend are of an easier time in his life, his childhood
    Gelaon November 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentumm what album is this from? i love biffy!
    chickensRULEon March 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's from "blackened sky".
    I agree with Gela, the whole friendship thing. He's remembering all the fun he had in the summer playing with his friends and now he's lost touch.
    SilverCrowon May 31, 2005   Link

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