There is no one who will take me by that shore
Close to the smoke, far from the fires of your harbor
But if I am awake this time I'll know
All over your eyes, a storm is rolling over, rolling over

Oh you can take away the divine my dear
And comb your hair
And I won't mind at all
Even when the thought's behind
I came just to remind you
I love you so

There is no one who will take me by that shore
But the waves rushing down
The waves rushing down on your shoulders
And if I am awake this time I'll know
All over your eyes, a storm is nearly over
Nearly over

And you can take away the divine my dear
And comb your hair
And I won't mind at all
Even when the thought's behind
I came just to remind you
I love you so
I love you so
I love you so


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The Shore Lyrics as written by Basia Bulat

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    Lyric Correctionthere is no one who will take me by that shore
    close to the smoke, far from the fire of your harbour
    and if I am awake this time I'll know
    all over your eyes a storm is rolling over
    rolling over, rolling over

    you can take away the divine, my dear
    and comb your hair
    and I won't mind at all
    even though the thought's behind
    I came just to remind you I love you so
    I love you so

    there is no one who will take me by that shore
    but the waves washing down, the waves washing down on your shoulders
    and if I'm awake this time, this time I'll know
    all over your eyes the storm is nearly over
    nearly over

    and you can take away the divine, my dear
    and comb your hair
    and I won't mind at all
    even though the thought's behind
    I came just to remind you I love you so
    I love you so
    I love you so
    divoton November 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA wonderful song! There's a sense of wistfulness to it. The autoharp is an amazing instrument, and I'd love to see her play it live somewhere besides Youtube! Her performance of the Shore videotaped (and uploaded on YT) at Paris has a different feeling... I like it better than the album's version.

    Whatever the version, the song's most likely about acquiescing to love. I think.
    Tsuppion March 05, 2010   Link

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