"The waves" as written by and Cordozar C/long Broadus....
I’ll get away, get in the car
I’ll reach the shore before sunrise
And I’ll watch the moon and stars
I’ll tell them everything about us

I left last night
I reached the shore
Trying to find everything I lost
In a thousand waves
A million waves
Still, somewhere I am sure

That I will see your face
I will see you there

Morning sun
Before you will rise
Before you’ll come and shine again on us
Let me find, let me find, let me find

Some comfort in the night
Cause I didn’t find what I’ve lost
I’ve reached the shore
And nothing ever changed
In a thousand waves
A million waves
Oh still I look for love

And all I see is your face
So I come back home to you

I bleed but I’m choosing you again
I’m done but I’m ready to begin





Lyrics submitted by AgathaKavka

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    General CommentThis song is classic, not only in the way that it is composed, but also when concerning what it stands for. The narrator is looking for something else; she thinks she may be able to find something else if she sees the world, whatever it may be. But at the end of the day, after all is said and done, she comes back to him, because he is the only one she wants.
    tutumanon May 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWhy haven't more people commented on this? It's gorgeous! Elisa is incredibly talented.
    lostlittleangelon February 09, 2008   Link
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    General Commentit's not 'cause i didn’t find what i've lost'
    but 'i don't mind what i've lost'
    icouldon April 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentElisa's voice is miraculous.
    I could listen to her all day.

    -I beleive the song is saying that she is searching for her past, and everything she's lost. She is wondering how she ended up with the person she's with. She searches and searches for what her life could've been like, but all she sees is the person she's withs face. She can't imagine her life any different, as much as she trys to.
    AMillionWaveson September 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commentsuch a beautiful song.

    i think she is looking for something new, something that is more familiar, something she lost over time. but then she gets to the shore and realizes that she can't imagine herself anywhere but with the person she is with, exactly how she is right at that moment.
    haleyxxmuchoon October 18, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationOk, so once again I find my life in her lyrics haha.
    It could be about a guy, most likely, but it can also be interpreted a different way.
    If this was a soundtrack to my life, it'd be about me going away next year far away from home (I want to go near the ocean). I can foresee myself thinking the first night (and I'll watch the moon and stars. I'll tell them everything about us) about my life back home and my family.

    I want to get away so badly, to try something new and maybe find something that I've lost. I know I'll miss my family and it will be hard. I just hope I don't have the same ending where I go back home like the song.
    holamuchachoon July 23, 2010   Link

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