"Ship Of Fools" as written by Robert Plant and Philip Merriam Johnstone....
On waves of love my heart is breaking
And stranger still my self control
I can't rely on anymore
New tides surprise my world it's changing
Within this frame an ocean swells
Behind this smile I know it well
Beneath a lover's moon I'm waiting
I am the pilot of the storm
Adrift in pleasure I may drown
I built this ship it is my making
And furthermore my self control
I can't rely on anymore
I know why I know why
Crazy on a ship of fools
Crazy on a ship of fools
Turn this boat around back to my loving ground
Oh no, oh no
Who claims that no man is an island
While I land up in jeopardy
More distant from you by degrees
I walk this shore in isolation
And at my feet eternity tries ever sweeter plans for me
I know why I know why
Crazy on a ship of fools
Oh, crazy on a ship of fools
Turn this boat around back to my loving ground
Oh no, oh no
Ship of fools
Turn this boat around back to my loving ground
Oh no, oh
Crazy on a ship of fools
Oh, crazy on a ship of fools
Turn this boat around back to my loving ground
Oh no, oh no
Ship of fools


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"Ship of Fools" as written by Robert Plant Philip Merriam Johnstone

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    General CommentThis song is about being fulfilled by the spirit (of God) and yet realizing this world (ship) and people (fools) will drag you down off of your high, there is a constant struggle to get back to his loving ground. To Daily live life above reproach
    Into the mysticon January 25, 2013   Link
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    General CommentIt sounds like this song has to do with the movie sharing the same title.
    drew29on June 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commentvery atmospheric ... the lyrics are awesome ... seem like the work of a classic poet ... bulls eye!!! the way its recorded and produced ... can't get much better than this ... perfect ... 10/10 ...
    TheLastMessiahon March 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentRobert Plants voice is so cool. with Zeppelin or without. the guitar playing sounds like the guy from Dire Straits?
    dooglepopon May 08, 2011   Link

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