FLORENCE & THE MACHINE


What The Water Gave Me Lyrics

Time it took us
To where the water was
That's what the water gave me
And time goes quicker
Between the two of us
Oh, my love, don't forsake me
Take what the water gave me

Lay me down
Let the only sound
Be the overflow
Pockets full of stones

Lay me down
Let the only sound
Be the overflow

And don't ___
The world's a beast of a burden
You've been holding on a long time
And all this longing(?)
And the shields are left to rust
That's what the water gave us

So lay me down
Let the only sound
Be the overflow
Pockets full of stones

Lay me down
Let the only sound
Be the overflow

'Cause they took your loved ones
But returned them in exchange for you
But would you have it any other way?
Would you have it any other way?
You could have had it any other way

'Cause she's a crueller mistress
And the bargain must be made
But oh, my love, don't forget me
I let the water take me

Lay me down
Let the only sound
Be the over flow
Pockets full of stones

Lay me down
Let the only sound
Be the overflow

Lay me down
Let the only sound
Be the overflow
Pockets full of stones

Lay me down
Let the only sound
Be the overflow

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Record Label(s): 2011 Universal Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited
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Meaning to "What The Water Gave Me" song lyrics (1 meaning)
flofan 07/18/12,16:07
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And oh poor Atlas it was a beast of a burden. You've been holding on for so long. And all this longing and the ships all left to rust.
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