Blood Red River Lyrics

Beth Orton


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Beth Orton
album: Track 9 in album Central Reservation
release date: 1999-3-9
popularity : 31 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/House/Lo-Fi/Downtempo
length: 4:16
producer: David Roback and Beth Orton
vocal: Beth Orton
mixer: David Roback
engineer: Giles Hall
recorded by: John Wood
guitar: Beth Orton
mastering: Tim Young
strings arranger: Oliver Kraus and Beki Doe
assistant engineer: Peter Hill
composer: Beth Orton
lyricist: Beth Orton

Album Information

label: Arista
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 078221903820
script: Latin

Cover Art

Beth Orton Central Reservation cover art


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Took a friend I found across some blood red river
Never did find my way home in time to forgive her
Why must people always want what they can't have?
Why must people always grab what they'd never grasp?

How did we get so far?
How do we move so fast away
From the lilac-lilied lake
I'm sure we used to stay?
Is it only a dream away?

Took a raft I found across some blood red river
Never did find my way home in time for my dinner
Why must people always want what they never have?
Why is it a crime to miss a part of you that's bled?


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Stolen Car
  • 2 Sweetest Decline
  • 3 Couldn't Cause Me Harm
  • 4 So Much More
  • 5 Pass in Time
  • 6 Central Reservation (original version)
  • 7 Stars All Seem to Weep
  • 8 Love Like Laughter
  • 9 Blood Red River
  • 10 Devil Song
  • 11 Feel to Believe
  • 12 Central Reservation (The Then Again version)