Loving you is easy
I can do it in my sleep
I dream of you so often
It's like you never leave
But you're gone below the border
With a nightmare in between
I'm sending the coyote
To bring you back to me

Where there's a fancy hotel waiting
In south San Gabriel
Where the movie madams sunbathe
The playboys para-sail
And I know you think I'm crazy
But most people they can't tell
So I'll meet you there tomorrow
If I can have you to myself

Inside the time I tried to occupy or waste
Since you've been away
It's hard our plans are stalled on calling cards
I can't see your poker face
While your voice is sounding so brave

Our Lady Guadalupe
In plaster on the wall
Joseph Smith saw Jesus in America
Well I don't know much about it
It doesn't matter much at all
Just keep your head down lady
As you travel through the dark

And if I should seem distracted
By the color of the sky
As a copper wire sunset plays a lullaby
It's just to know they've stolen
Another day from you and I
It gets me feeling low down
When the moon is fulling high

They bait the route
To take the place that's safe
That you might wait a day

A lonesome broken dawn
That finally comes
Just as I was losing faith
You keep every promise you make

Loving you is easy
I can do it in my sleep
I dream of you so often
It's like you never leave
But you're gone below the border
With a nightmare in between
So I'm sending the coyote
To bring you back to me
Yes I'm sending the coyote
To bring you back to me


Lyrics submitted by Kashika

Coyote Song song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentI love this song. It somehow singlehandedly captures the joy of being in love, and the frustration with not being able to see that person. It's a very accessible tune to anyone, but still manages to stay on topic with the sound strike it was written for.
    DontMakeItBadon November 08, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionI mean...
    Loving you is easy- I can do it in my sleep.
    I dream of you so often it's like you never leave.
    But you're gone below the border with a nightmare in between.
    I'm sending the coyote to bring you back to me.

    There's a fancy hotel waiting In south San Gabriel
    Where the movie madams sunbathe, the playboys parasail.
    And I know you think I'm crazy, but most people they can't tell.
    So I'll meet you there tomorrow, If I can have you to myself.

    Inside the time I tried to occupy or waste since you've been away,
    It's hard. Our plan's are stalled. On calling cards, I can't see your
    Poker face, while your voice is sounding so brave.

    Our Lady Guadalupe in plaster on the wall,
    Joseph Smith saw Jesus in America.
    Well I don't know much about it. It doesn't matter much at all.
    Just keep your head down lady as you travel through the dark.

    If I should seem distracted by the color of the sky as a copper wire sunset plays a lullaby.
    It's just to know they've stolen another day from you and I.
    It gets me feeling low down when the moon is full and high.

    They bait the route to take the place that's safe that you might wait a day.
    The lonesome broken dawn, it finally comes just as I was losing faith,
    You keep every promise you make.

    Loving you is easy- I can do it in my sleep.
    I dream of you so often it's like you never leave.
    But you're gone below the border with a nightmare in between.
    So I'm sending the coyote to bring you back to me.
    Yes, I'm sending the coyote to bring you back to me.
    I think these lyrics are slightly more correct, although I wouldn't have submitted them, if Kashika hadn't done such an excellent job in the first place.
    Jacknighfon November 10, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"coyote" is the term used for a guide that is hired to lead someone safely across the us/mex border.
    elilhuon January 07, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA few corrections

    South san Gabriel

    Copper wire sunset

    And the last chorus seems kind of out of wack

    Been fake
    We're out to take
    A place that's safe
    That you might wait a day

    A lonesome broken dawn
    That finally comes
    Just as I was losing faith
    You keep every promise you make



    Other than that, awesome job :) High five!
    NeedleInTheHay1990on August 04, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionHey, nice job! I think the line is "Joseph Smith saw Jesus in America. "

    From the BBC Religions website:

    "Mormons believe that the resurrected Jesus ministered to the Nephites in America. He appeared before a congregation in their temple, and allowed them to feel the wounds in his hands and feet.

    He stayed with them for several days, teaching and healing.

    He called and ordained twelve disciples, and gave the people various commandments and the gift of the Holy Ghost.

    Jesus Christ also appeared to Joseph Smith in New York State in 1820 in what is known as the First Vision. He appeared to Joseph Smith on several other occasions.

    Jesus Christ has appeared to other Church leaders, for example in 1898 and in 1918."
    arsonmadeeasyon August 11, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Loving you is easy, I can do it in my sleep."

    I wish I had come up with that, so that I could use it and not feel like a cheap, personality-less rip off.
    Way_AEon October 01, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is so melodically and lyrically perfect, I've been listening to it on repeat all day...the pedal steel just blows me away.

    I have very high hopes for the new album <3
    klaveon October 01, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionLoving you is easy- I can do it in my sleep.
    I dream of you so often it's like you never leave.
    But you're gone below the border with a nightmare in between.
    I'm sending the coyote to bring you back to me.

    There's a fancy hotel waiting In south San Gabriel
    Where the movie madams sunbathe, the playboys parasail.
    And I know you think I'm crazy, but most people they can't tell.
    So I'll meet you there tomorrow, If I can have you to myself.

    Inside the time I tried to occupy or waste since you've been away,
    It's hard. Our plan's are stalled. On calling cards, I can't see your
    Poker face, while your voice is sounding so brave.

    Our Lady Guadalupe in plaster on the wall,
    Joseph Smith saw Jesus in America.
    Well I don't know much about it. It doesn't matter much at all.
    Just keep your head down lady as you travel through the dark.

    If I should seem distracted by the color of the sky as a copper wire sunset plays a lullaby.
    It's just to know they've stolen another day from you and I.
    It gets me feeling low down when the moon is full and high.

    They bait the route to take the place that's safe that you might wait a day.
    The lonesome broken dawn, it finally comes just as I was losing faith.
    You keep every promise you make.

    Loving you is easy- I can do it in my sleep.
    I dream of you so often it's like you never leave.
    But you're gone below the border with a nightmare in between.
    So I'm sending the coyote to bring you back to me.
    Yes, I'm sending the coyote to bring you back to me.
    Jacknighfon November 10, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI know that this song is obviously trying to drive a point home about immigration reform. Yet, I feel that it can translate into any long-distance relationship. The line "it's hard our plans are stalled on calling cards" sums up the main point of the song for me. The speaker has to hold onto the faith of their partner while they can't even see their face.
    uglymugon December 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery beautiful song, despite how sad it is. I have a friend who is being forced to go back to her country for three years before trying to get a new visa. It's a ridiculous situation, as her lawyer is the one who messed things up, and I relate to how Conor feels.
    Maelglonon January 19, 2011   Link

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