"Ariel" as written by and Robert James Smith....
My name is Ariel
And I want to be free
It is your sorrow
That has made a slave of me
Forgive me
Forgive me
But you are all I know
Forgive me for leaving

The day is breaking now
It's time to go away
I'm so afraid to leave
But more afraid to stay
Forgive me
For leaving
The sadness in your eyes
Forgive me

Let the wind and ocean water
Wash across your hands
Wash away a thousand footsteps
Wash us all away
Like sand

The sky has fallen
Now the earth is dry and torn
I know you're tired
From the violence of the storm
I love you

I love you
But you are all I know
Forgive me, forgive me

Let the wind and ocean water
Wash across your hands
Wash away a thousand footsteps
Wash us all away

Let the wind and ocean water
Wash across your hands
Wash away a thousand memories
Wash us all away
Like sand

My name is Ariel


Lyrics submitted by TheMadJester

"Ariel" as written by Julie Flanders Emil Adler

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentOctober Project's vocals convey a lot more meaning than a reading of the lyrics reveal. Maybe there are not a lot of comments on their songs because the meanings are expressed so directly when read but hopefully you get the opportunity to hear them sung as that's where their talents lay.
    guisaron February 20, 2013   Link
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    Song Meaning*smacks self in head* It's from The Tempest. I can't believe this haunting song has been a small but significant of my life for so long without my making the connection, because OF COURSE Shakespeare is the kind of guy who's going to find his way to front and center of the lyrics of a band like this. So yeah, in case you were similarly afflicted: Ariel. Troubled enslaved spirit. Prospero and stuff.
    raffishtenanton December 03, 2016   Link

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