"Arrival in Nara" as written by and Joe Newman Thomas Green....
As she submarines
The rope loops 'round her feeble feet
Before the dawn
Breaks on her sorry grasp

In a blink and in one motion
Rope constricts
Rips her towards the ocean

She never finds her bearings
Sucking splash into her lungs

Ooh ooh
Ooh ooh
Though I cannot see
I can hear her smile as she sings

And though I cannot see
I can hear her smile as she sings

Oh ooh

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"Arrival in Nara" as written by Joe Newman Augustus Unger Hamilton

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    General CommentThis is one of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard. What this song is trying to describe is a girl drowning herself. She's slowly sinking with a rope around her ankles, weighing her down. She's being pushed around by the waves, but can't swim back up. At the end she's smiling, because she's happy to leave.
    dannytreson May 31, 2015   Link

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