"So. Central Rain" as written by and Patrick Buck Markus Binapfl....
Did you never call? I waited for your call
These rivers of suggestion are driving me away
The trees will bend, the cities wash away
The city on the river there is a girl without a dream

I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry

Eastern to Mountain, third party call, the lines are down
The wise man built his words upon the rocks
But I'm not bound to follow suit
The trees will bend, the conversation's dimmed
Go build yourself another home, this choice isn't mine

I'm sorry, I'm sorry
Did you never call? I waited for your call
These rivers of suggestion are driving me away
The ocean sang, the conversation's dimmed
Go build yourself another dream, this choice isn't mine

I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry


Lyrics submitted by Nelly, edited by epiwoosh

"So. Central Rain" as written by Peter Buck Michael Stipe

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    General Commentdriver08uk is spot on. It is about waiting for a phone call which is not coming because - unknown to the singer - a flood has washed the phone lines away so as the singer waits for the call he wonders why she is not calling and mentally pulls apart the relationship they have.
    michaelwoodon June 21, 2006   Link

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