Cold, cold water surrounds me now
And all I've got is your hand
Lord, can you hear me now?
Lord, can you hear me now?
Lord, can you hear me now?
Or am I lost?

Love one's daughter
Allow me that
And I can't let go of your hand
Lord, can you hear me now?
Lord, can you hear me now?
Lord, can you hear me now?
Or am I lost?
Cold, cold water surrounds me now
And all I've got is your hand
Lord, can you hear me now?
Lord, can you hear me now?
Lord, can you hear me now?
Or am I lost?



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"Cold Water" as written by Damien George Rice

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    General Comment:youtube.com/…

    He answers all your questions in this interview.
    ashleyncox032on June 04, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Memory:I was looking at songs with my dance teacher and I heard this song as a possability to do a dance to a while ago. I didn't listen very closely,but the other night i heard it in my dreams so I youtube-ed it and listened closely to the lyrics and had shivers come down my spine......truly beautiful
    MusicalMind04on June 25, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:though it is hard to really decide, this may be the most powerful song on "o" or at least to me it is. "and all i've got is your hand" is such a great line said with such faith, yet hopelessness. magnifiscent.
    one*name*famouson April 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:when the chanting comes in it says
    don't you know i love you
    and i always have
    hallelujah
    will you come to me

    is that the voice of the Lord? is this an old testament song? i think it is.
    battaryacidon May 04, 2004   Link
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    General Comment:by far one of the most powerful songs on the album i'd say too, his voice is just so amazing and mindblowing.. i love how the girl also sings in this one i love her voice too there great to see live..
    light_up_light_upon May 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i cant listen to thiss song with out feelin just alittle bit sad! i love this song
    cookie_lauren2on May 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:when i first heard this song i thought he said "all i've got is your hat" as in she was there, and then she was gone, and all she left was her hat. i thought it somewhat silly.
    battaryacidon November 14, 2004   Link
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    General Comment:The first time I heard this was on headphones outside- cold & alone -while looking up at the stars. Wow. I would highly reccommend that.
    anikaoconnoron December 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:the first time i heard this song, i was in my basement doing laundry, and it was playing on national public radio.....i stopped what i was doing and just listened. the first part, where he is singing really softly, sent chills thru my body. -when the girl joined in, i started getting teary, but after the chanting came and went and Damien started singing again, i broke down and started bawling like a baby! this song is SO beautiful!
    Miss Darkkon December 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Possibly the most haunting track on the album. The lyrics aren't the bands best but the feeling in this song is greater that on any other track. This is possibly one of the most emotional songs I have ever heard.
    forallofthison December 31, 2004   Link

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