"Come Away With Me" as written by and Norah Jones....
Come away with me in the night
Come away with me
And I will write you a song

Come away with me on a bus
Come away where they can't tempt us, with their lies

And I want to walk with you
On a cloudy day
In fields where the yellow grass grows knee-high
So won't you try to come

Come away with me and we'll kiss
On a mountaintop
Come away with me
And I'll never stop loving you

And I want to wake up with the rain
Falling on a tin roof
While I'm safe there in your arms
So all I ask is for you
To come away with me in the night
Come away with me

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"Come Away With Me" as written by Norah Jones

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  • +5
    General CommentI love this song, not only for its lyrics, but for its melodies and vocals. As for it's lyrics, I think its woman's way of telling her lover to mentally, emotionally, and maybe even physically escape from the world with her for the world always has it's expectations and criticisms. When left alone with love, the world is only a roaring wind, unable to touch them.
    Nightingale87on May 11, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Come away with me and we'll kiss
    On a mountaintop
    Come away with me
    And i'll never stop loving you"

    Great lyrics. One of my favorites on this album.
    anna118kon July 21, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis woman has the most beautiful voice I've ever heard. Ever. Anyway, I love the simplicity of the lyrics. I think they're pretty self-explanatory. I wonder if she is trying to pull her lover away amidst the chaos of everyday life, from the arguments and the petty disagreements to a place where they may love one another with no worries.
    Violaghoston December 23, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is one of my favorites. Basically, she's saying that she wants to be with him (whomever she's singing to) and she wants him to "come away with [her]".
    SiLLyHeADon May 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentnorah jones has the most beautiful voice. her whole cd is great. its one of those cd's that you can play throughout without stopping. rock on girl~
    i3rennaon May 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so beautiful and her voice makes it that much better
    weezerflyon May 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song.... her voice is just so beautiful... it's says love all over. when you listen to it, you just want to be with someone you love. great cd.
    misschelsealynnon May 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAlthough... that might be because I identify with them so much.
    anna118kon July 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI really identify with the lyrics and they make me think about love. This song is about wanting to be with someone you love, and asking them to "come away" with you.
    star4010on July 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenta beautiful voice with beautiful soul. finally a singer with jazz and blues in her heart. a great song which just begs u to smile softly
    softsmoothslowon August 14, 2002   Link

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