"Teardrop (Massive Attack cover)" as written by Robert Del Naja, Grantley Marshall, Andrew Lee Isaac Vowles and Elizabeth Fraser....
Love, love is a verb
Love is a doing word
Feathers on my breath
Gentle impulsion
Shakes me makes me lighter
Feathers on my breath

Teardrop on the fire of a confession
Feathers on my breath

Night, nights of matter
Black flowers blossom
Feathers on my breath
Black flowers blossom
Feathers on my breath

Water is my eye
Most faithful mirror
Feathers on my breath
Teardrop on the fire of a confession
Feathers on my breath
Most faithful mirror
Feathers on my breath

Teardrop on the fire
Feathers on my breath

You're stumbling into all
You're stumbling into all.


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"Teardrop" as written by Robert Del Naja Elizabeth Fraser

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    General CommentWhat a gorgeous cover.
    genetruon December 19, 2006   Link
  • +2
    My OpinionJose did a beautiful awe-inspiring cover of Massive Attack's song, Teardrop. I absolutely love playing his songs on my acoustic with nylon strings.. But this is one of my favourites to play, along with The Nest, How Low.. well, pretty much every song to be honest. He's great.

    Elizabeth Fraser (singer of the Cocteau Twins, who sang on Massive Attack's Teardrop,) sings "fearless" and not "feathers." And also at the end, she sings "Stumbling a little". I do like the quirks when people cover songs and change the words, for example another cover of this song (Newton's cover) he ends with "You're stumbling in the dark, Stumbling in the dark."

    So for others' interpretations on the meanings of this song, check out the Massive Attack one: songmeanings.net/songs/view/44600/

    And of course the other covers for even more opinions. Watch the original music video, that will give you great insight.. a fetus in the womb, singing. That's far out.
    Phaoenixon February 13, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti was at his Boston concert... that was just magic. this song was the last one he played.. awesome.
    Xtina34on October 04, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is perfection
    johannsenon November 18, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentbeautiful
    adeleineeon December 01, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe video sucks, but the most beautiful song ever....
    Soma_et_Espirituon December 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOk... correction from the official booklet of In our nature - José González:

    Love, love is a verb
    Love is a doing word
    Feathers on my breath
    Gentle impulsion
    Shakes me makes me lighter
    Feathers on my breath

    Teardrop on the fire of a confession
    Feathers on my breath

    Night, nights of matter
    Black flowers blossom
    Feathers on my breath
    Black flowers blossom
    Feathers on my breath

    Water is my eye
    Most faithful mirror
    Feathers on my breath
    Teardrop on the fire of a confession
    Feathers on my breath
    Most faithful mirror
    Feathers on my breath

    Teardrop on the fire
    Feathers on my breath

    You're stumbling into all
    You're stumbling into all
    Christiaan33on February 14, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti used to love this. but then newton faulkner did a version of it aswell, and just completely ruined it for me :( lol
    hi_tomorrowon April 10, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat cover! And the video is very enigmatic. but anybody has said what it´s about...
    beatakeshion November 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTypo: It's "Fearless on my breath", not feathers. :) beautiful song. amazing lyrics, I prefer this version to the Massive Attack one.
    eightgateslate65on December 04, 2013   Link

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