Peter Gabriel - Washing Of The Water Chords

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River, river, carry me on

Living river, carry me on

River, river, carry me on

To the place where I come from


So deep, so wide, will you take me on your back for a ride

If I should fall, would you swallow me deep inside

River, show me how to float, I feel like I'm sinking down

Thought that I could get along


But here in this water, my feet won't touch the ground

I need something to turn myself around


Going away, away toward the sea

River deep, can you lift up and carry me

Oh roll on through the heartland

'Til the sun has left the sky

River, river, carry me high


'Til the washing of the water, make it all alright

Let your waters reach me, like she reached me tonight


Letting go, it's so hard, the way it's hurting now

To get this love untied

So tough to stay with this thing, cos if I follow through

I face what I denied

I'll get those hooks out of me

And I'll take out the hooks that I sunk deep in your side

Kill that fear of emptiness, that loneliness I hide


River, oh river, river running deep

Bring me something that will let me get to sleep

In the washing of the water will you take it all away

Bring me something to take this pain away