"Geraldine" as written by and James Allan....
When your sparkle evades your soul
I'll be at your side to console
When your standing on the window ledge
I'll talk you back from the edge
I will turn your tide
Be your Shepard and your guide
When your lost in the deep and darkest place around
May my words walk you home safe and sound

When you say that I'm no good and you feel like walking
I need to make sure you know that's just the Prescription talking
When your feet decide to walk you on the wayward side
Up upon the stairs and down the downward slide
I will, I will turn your tide
Do all that I can to heal you inside
I'll be the angel on your shoulder
My name is Geraldine, I'm your social worker

I see you need me
I know you do


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"Geraldine" as written by James Allan

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    General CommentThe songwriter wrote a heartfelt song from the point of view of Geraldine. The listeners can then apply the song's words to their own lives by substituting their loved ones for Geraldine. In this way, listening to the song is almost like getting a touching message of love and support from your loved one. That's what I get from it anyway. Your mileage may vary.
    tommygon April 09, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe social worker and their client has been used as a simile.
    In an Interveiw James said that that the song geraldine is about how how romance isnt dead in the world and that there are still good people in the world, so there is always somebody thier for you when you need them.
    The realationship could be between anybody; boyfriend & girlfreind; two freinds; father & son etc...
    LiaM!..on September 09, 2008   Link
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    General Commentgeraldine is a women who used to wrok with the lead singers sister, both his siter and geraldine were social workers. geraldine know works on the merchanside stall at glasvegas gigs. cant wait to see them in december, the album is amazing
    inalonelyplaceon October 03, 2008   Link
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    My Opinioneven before i knew what geraldine was about, this song just makes me want to cry, it's so beautiful.

    heh, his accent's so thick, i just realized he said, "my name is GERALDINE,".
    the meaning's amazing, by the way.
    it's clearly about one person saving the other; about them trying to make their life better.
    CallistoBrooklynon January 23, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationI never know how to analyze that last line, "My name is geraldine, I'm your social worker" Its almost anti-climactic, because I don't know if it's meant that this is her job and therefore she is not serious or that these feelings previously expressed are truely authentic. If it is true that the song is about how romance isn't dead in the world, perhaps the line isn't supposed to be taken literally as she is actually a social worker, but instead she is like a social worker in that she is there to look out for the person and help them.
    lingeronon August 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMindblowingly good song

    his thick Scottish accent is endearing
    dannycrispon June 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me this song is about obviously a social worker who goes so far out of their way for a person they don't even know.

    Amazing song
    Joshyg1on June 14, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me this song is about obviously a social worker who goes so far out of their way for a person they don't even know.

    Amazing song
    Joshyg1on June 14, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti can`t put into words how i feel about this song.

    it`s just so incredibly perfect,
    WithLoveSummeron July 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAcoustic version...bingo!
    Paddy674on July 10, 2008   Link

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