"Learned to Surf" as written by Laura Jane Ballance, James August Wilbur, Jonathan Patrick Wurster and Ralph Lee Mccaughan....
If I seem out of it
I've just gone to find you, Ill be back in a bit
Circles close up but(?) circles are wide
We'll be wearing wigs and costumes, won't need any hole to hide

When I learned to walk, you know humans roamed the earth
I can't hold my breath anymore, I stopped sinking and learned to surf
When I learned to talk, I found words that weren't worth dirt
I can't hold my breath anymore, I stopped swimming and learned to surf

If I drift out in channels way too deep
Its cause I can't stand the shifting sand and shells under our feet
Put your suitcase down, and leave your shoes
Gently by the door, in a puddle with your blues

When I learned to walk, you know humans roamed the earth
I can't hold my breath anymore, I stopped sinking and learned to surf
When I learned to talk, I found words that weren't worth dirt
I can't hold my breath anymore, I stopped swimming and learned to surf

When I learned to walk you know humans roamed the earth
I can't hold my breath anymore, I stopped swimming and learned to surf
When I learned to talk, I found words that weren't worth dirt
Heavy like the rocks we carry, I stopped sinking and learned to surf

I stopped swimming and learned to surf
Stopped swimming, learned to surf
I learned to surf
I learned to surf


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"Learned to Surf" as written by Jonathan Patrick Wurster James August Wilbur

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    General Commentwell i don't know what the song is about but i think the lyric "i can't hold my breath anymore, i stopped sinking and learned to surf" means making the best out of a bad situation. when you;re tired of drowning in sorrow, learn to surf, or make the best of it. idk that's all i got from this song... don't even know if that's right. BUT i do know that the guitar is awesome and it has a really good melody and rhythm. :)
    sexibabe123on November 05, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think this is a metaphor about control. The ocean is so huge and powerful, swimming against the current is a futile exercise so why not use its force to your advantage?
    wetdog2on May 02, 2012   Link

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