Hey you, talking sideways.
I know you better than that.
We got nothing to prove so we got nothing to lose when the sand sinks straight to the bottom and you forget that I don't have all the answers.

Well it's now or never - this train won't wait forever.
You see me, I'm laughing,
But it's not for fun.

And it feels like both boats are sinking and I've got one foot in each.
Should I abandon the plan?
Would every man understand?
And would I even make land if I swam or just wash up on the beach?
It's always just out of reach.

My smile is fragile
My heart is held together with string and sellotape,
Be gentle.
Please remember, with string and sellotape.

I don't bleed,
I don't bruise,
It's always good news.
I can't lose.


Lyrics submitted by Harry_Manback

Moving To Blackwater song meanings
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    General Comment"Blackwater is a tiny, horrible place between Camberley and Yateley." (courtesy of wordsfromreuben.com)
    Harry_Manbackon November 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWhat I get from this, is that whoever it's about feels so empty, and worthless, that he doesn't deserve to live in a nice house in a nice place. Hence he's 'moving to blackwater'

    "And it feels like both boats are sinking and I've got one foot in each." is about how he feels that no matter what he does, it's wrong."

    Good song, not as good as some of Reuben's other stuff, but sill quality stuff.
    Rapscallionon May 16, 2005   Link

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