"Sleep Song" as written by Rolf U. Lovland and Brendan Graham....
By Graham Nash

When you were asleep
I was kissing your forehead
You gave a frown
So I kissed you again
You started waking
And put your arms round my waist
Just making sure I was there
Then you drifted away
Then you drifted away
And when I awoke
I found out I'd been dreaming
Some of my bed clothes were still on the floor
I looked around
Realized you were leaving me
I saw the back of your dress
As you slipped through the door
As you slipped through the door
And when I return
I will kiss your eyes open
Take off my clothes
And I'll lie by your side
Then I will wait
Till The sandman is done with you
And as you sleepily rise
You'll find I'll be there
You'll find I'll be there
There, there

Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocal & Paper & Comb: Graham Nash
Celli: Dorian Rudnytsky

Lyrics submitted by minttown1

"Sleep Song" as written by Rolf U. Lovland Brendan Graham

Lyrics © SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    My InterpretationThis song is gorgeous. Graham Nash is gifted at relaying identifiable feelings that are sometimes complex, using straight, simple and brief lyrics.

    I don't think there's much reading between the lines to be done here, save for the first like of the third verse, "When I return". I think he's probably talking about returning to the dream where the love between him and the person is singing about is uncomplicated and he can feel the same way he does in the first verse.
    iangustafsonon November 05, 2010   Link

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