"Footprints" as written by Steven John Wilson and Alan Duffy....
I saw her footprints on the sea
I knew her eyes were watching me
So I ventured further in my mind
In the hope that I would find:

"Tangerine trees and marmalade skies and
plasticine porters with looking glass ties"

My mind had formed a mental prison
I cried aloud no-one would listen
Then floating through the heavy mist
My vision took a sudden twist

Empty people stood in grey
Children laughing far away
An empty courtyard wept alone
Rain lashed down on darkened stone

A crystal glove points to the door
A threshold I had crossed before
On turning back all I could see
Were her footprints on the sea.

Lyrics submitted by Ministry

"Footprints" as written by Steven Wilson Alan Duffy

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    General CommentThe refrain is lifted from verses in the Beatles' "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds"
    Deezil13on October 24, 2006   Link

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