Compass Lyrics

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young


album: Track 11 in album American Dream
release date: 1988-11-18
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length: 5:28

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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young American Dream cover art
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I have wasted ten years in a blind-fold,
Ten-fold more than I've invested now in sight.
I have traveled beveled mirrors in a fly crawl,
Losing the reflection of a fight.

But like a compass seeking north, (seeking north).
There lives in me a still, sure, spirit part.
Clouds of doubt are cut asunder (clouds of doubt).
By the lightning and the thunder
Shining from the compass of my heart (shining from my heart).

I have flown the frantic flight of the bat-wing
And only known the dark because of that
I have seized death's door-handle
Like a fish out of the water
Waiting for the mercy of the cat.

But like a compass seeking north, (seeking north).
There lives in me a still, sure, spirit part.
Clouds of doubt are cut asunder (clouds of doubt).
By the lightning and the thunder
Shining from the compass of my heart (shining from my heart).


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 American Dream
  • 2 Got It Made
  • 3 Name of Love
  • 4 Don’t Say Goodbye
  • 5 This Old House
  • 6 Nighttime for the Generals
  • 7 Shadowland
  • 8 Drivin’ Thunder
  • 9 Clear Blue Skies
  • 10 That Girl
  • 11 Compass
  • 12 Soldiers of Peace
  • 13 Feel Your Love
  • 14 Night Song