"Sea Lion Woman" as written by Leslie Feist, Nina Simone and George Bass....
Sea lion woman
She drink coffee
Sea lion woman
She drink tea
And a rooster crows

Sea lion woman
She drink coffee
She drink tea
And a rooster crows

Sea lion woman
Dressed in red
Smile at the man
When you wake up in his bed

Sea lion woman
Dressed in black
Wink at the man
Then stab him in his back

Sea lion woman
She drink coffee
She drink tea
And a rooster crows

Sea lion woman
Dressed in white
Marry the man
And you�ll spend a long sweet life

Sea lion woman
Dressed in green
Silver lining and golden seams

Sea lion woman
Dressed in blue
Call on the man
And hope he knows what he can do

Sea lion�

Sea lion woman
She drink coffee
She drink tea
And a rooster crows

Sea lion woman
She drink coffee
She drink tea
And a rooster crows

Sea lion woman
Dressed in the blue
Call on the man
And hope he knows what he can do

Sea lion woman
Dressed in red
Smile at the man
When you wake up in his bed

Sea lion woman....


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    General CommentI love this. A lot.

    I kind of think that the sea lion woman is longing for real love, but is promiscuous instead, and it does not satisfy her. Like a sea lion lives in water, a sea lion woman would be in the air and not get what it needs to thrive. The sea lion woman should drink water but her thirst is not quenched because she drinks tea and coffee? I'm kind of stabbing in the dark. :/
    UncleGibbon May 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSea Lion Woman is alternatively named See the lyin' woman. Sounds like it if you want it to. C:
    Tsuppion May 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's alternately named See-line Woman, actually, but that definitely makes a lot of sense. I have wondered about this often. "See the lyin'."

    :)
    midnitevultureson May 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti loooove this.
    lots and lots.

    i think this is possibly about a woman who doesn't know what she wants or who she wants to be?
    she drinks coffee AND she drinks tea
    she changes the outfits... changes "character"
    ?
    kailapantson May 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is a very interesting take on Nina Simone's "See-Line Woman" (songmeanings.net/…)

    The original seems to be about a certain woman, or a certain kind of woman: promiscuous, lascivious, lecherous.

    Feist's take seems to express many different women, or the many facets of womanhood.
    botono9on July 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYes, oh god yes.
    issgonrainon August 11, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentstages, maybe?
    seductress --> jaded --> bridal --> mother --> old&depressed?

    or just different kinds of women. or a woman who changes all the time trying to be happy, being all different kinds of women, but it still doesn't work.
    ms.cellophaneon September 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanyone know the time signature? i can't tell whether it's 8/8 or 7/8
    itsameta4on September 25, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about the wild nature in women - however she looks and acts in the civilised world - drinking coffee and tea and in relationship with various men - she's still wild underneath
    roxanenora1on October 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think the song is about women's self-betrayal, the denial of their wild nature. The rooster crows seems to refer to the gospel story of Peter denying knowing Jesus three times before the cock crows (matches in with slight gospel-ly feel of the chorus). by living the civilised veneer of drinking coffee and tea and living false relationships where she pretends to be compliant and sweet, women who are truly wild and fierce at heart betray themselves - but the wildness comes out - stabbing the man in the back.
    roxanenora1on October 04, 2007   Link

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