Rain King Lyrics

Counting Crows

credits


publisher: ©IMAGEM U.S. LLC
writers: Adam Fredric Duritz, Ben G Mize, Charles Thomas Gillingham, Daniel John Vickrey, David Lynn Bryson, Matthew Mark Malley, Steve Bowman
album: Track 7 in album August and Everything After
release date: 1993-9-14
popularity : 35 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Alternative Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Indie Rock
length: 4:16
lyricist: Adam Duritz
composer: Adam Duritz, David Bryson

Album Information

label: DGC Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 720642452820
script: Latin

Cover Art

Counting Crows August and Everything After cover art

Lyrics

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When I think of heaven (Deliver me in a black-winged bird)
I think of flying down into a sea of pens and feathers
and all other instruments of faith and sex and God
In the belly of a black-winged bird
Don't try to feed me
I've been here before and I deserve a little more

I belong in the service of the Queen I belong anywhere but in between
She's been crying I've been thinking And I am the Rain King

Mama, why am I so alone?
I can't go outside
I'm scared I might not make it home
I'm alive but I'm sinking in
If there's anyone at home at your place

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Round Here
  • 2 Omaha
  • 3 Mr. Jones
  • 4 Perfect Blue Buildings
  • 5 Anna Begins
  • 6 Time and Time Again
  • 7 Rain King
  • 8 Sullivan Street
  • 9 Ghost Train
  • 10 Raining in Baltimore
  • 11 A Murder of One