Sailing Away Lyrics

Chris de Burgh


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Chris De Burgh
album: Track 1 in album Flying Colours
release date: 1988-10-3
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producer: Chris de Burgh, Paul Hardiman

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Waiting at the water's edge,
Watching all the ships as they are heading for the harbor wall,
I was just a boy, I was just a boy,
Dreaming of the wide world, dreaming of the wide world;

Watching as they disappear,
Reading out the names of all the places I have never been,
Looking out to sea, staring out to sea,
Dreaming of a wide world, dreaming of the wide world;

I wish I was sailing away, sailing away,
Sailing away, with you tonight, with you tonight;

Walking down another street,
Underneath the red lights, I am watching where the shadows fall,
Looking at the girls, listening to the girls,
Dreaming of a new world, dreaming of that new world;

I wish I was sailing away, sailing away,
Sailing away, in your arms tonight,
In your arms tonight;

I wish I was sailing away, sailing away,
Sailing away, with you now, with you now

Track Listing

  • 1 Sailing Away
  • 2 Carry Me (Like a Fire in Your Heart)
  • 3 Tender Hands
  • 4 A Night on the River
  • 5 Leather on My Shoes
  • 6 Suddenly Love
  • 7 Simple Truth (A Child Is Born)
  • 8 Missing You
  • 9 I’m Not Scared Anymore
  • 10 Don’t Look Back
  • 11 Just a Word Away
  • 12 The Risen Lord
  • 13 The Last Time I Cried