"In the Shallows" as written by and Igor Alexandre Haefeli Elena Veronica Tonra....
Let the water rise,
Let the ground crack.
Let me fall inside,
lying on my back
lying on my back

Dry your smoke-stung eyes,
so you can see the light.
staring at the sky
watching stars collide
watching stars collide

If you leave,
When I go...
You'll find me,
in the shallows. (x2)

When the time comes,
on the last day...
when they start to come down,
will you just,
will you run away?
will you run away?

Let it all rain down,
from the blood stained clouds.
Come out, come out, to the sea my love...
and just,
drown with me...
drown with me...

If you leave,
When I go...
You'll find me,
in the shallows. (x2)

Lying on my back,
Lying on my back,
watching stars collide.


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    General Comment@radioplay, agree entirely with your interpretation, although I think that "watching stars collide" is an illustration of the 'thousand yard stare' or blank look of the eyes of a corpse that died with his/her eyes open. Hence the full image is her corpse floating in the shallows face-up with her eyes open, supposedly stargazing post-mortem.
    gembelindoon March 09, 2014   Link

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