"Lovers" as written by and Fred/anderson Ball....
If love was lost at sea then mourn its passing carefully
Some day when your heart subsides
Then give into the open tide

I set you apart; you are a girl of mystery
I set you apart from time and history

Waiting all her life,
You have been spending your days all alone
Like a widow grieving
You hold onto the promise that you will see him again
Like lovers in the evening

Look softly into her eyes; a figure of bluish green
You are familiar as a lullaby,
or an actress on the silver screen

For the open and great unknown,
You're leaving your heart at home
Cruel and vast black waters,
You leave behind your daughters
He regrets all his memories
And his soul is left to haunt the breeze alone


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  • +2
    General CommentI've heard this song is about Charles's grandmother and how she had an affair after she was married and had to give up his mother to adoption. Not so sure how that fits in, but I guess it could if you really thought about it..
    rkfanatic101on August 01, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song! Not really sure what it means, something to do with losing somebody who you love, i guess. Its interesting how often the ocean is mentioned on this album.
    LiverShiveron September 06, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI think it means she is keeping to the promise of another-that they will be back again.
    As the days grow longer she wishes more desperately for his return and grows sad and frustrated.
    The singer says forget about him and when her hope dies for his return along with her love for him, then give into me. The singer has watched and would never forget her like this guy did. The guy probably regrets his memories of this girl he promised love and will forever feel guilty of leaving her all alone. What hurts this girl is that his presence still lingers with reminders of what they had so she could not forget.
    Arrhraahzooon December 31, 2008   Link
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    General Commentcool opening guitars, but there is little else to this band.
    the bleeding alarm was much better. besides s&a uses too many ocean metaphors and analogies
    yeerk86on January 24, 2009   Link
  • -3
    General CommentYEa they do use a buttload of ocean metaphors. gets old. This is probably anout a girl he lost or somethin. they also always sing about losing girls to.
    playsdabass57on April 28, 2009   Link

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