Love Will Come to You Lyrics

Indigo Girls


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Emily Ann Saliers
album: Track 10 in album Rites of Passage
release date: 1992-5-12
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length: 4:38
percussion: Talvin Singh, Jerry Marotta
bass: Sara Lee
drums: Jerry Marotta
acoustic bass guitar: Edgar Meyer
acoustic guitar: Amy Ray, Emily Saliers
guitar: Emily Saliers
mix: David Leonard
recording: Pat McCarthy
vocal: Amy Ray, Emily Saliers

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Guess I wasn't the best one to ask
Me myself with my face pressed
Up against love's glass
To see the shiny toy I've been hoping for
The one I never could afford
The wide world spins and spits turmoil
And the nations toil for peace
But the paws of fear upon your chest
Only love can soothe that beast
And my words are paper tigers
No match for the predators of pain inside her

I say love will come to you
Hoping just because I spoke the words that they're true
As if I offered up a crystal ball to look through
Where there's now one there will be two

I was born under the sign of cancer
(Love will come to you)
Like brushing cloth I smooth the wrinkles for an answer
(Love will come)
I'm always closing my eyes and wishing I'm fine
(I close my eyes and wish you fine)
Even though I know I'm not this time
(Even though I know your not this time)

I say love will come to you
Hoping just because I spoke the words that they're true
As if I offered up a crystal ball to look through
Where there's now one there will be two

Dodging your memories a field of knives
Always on the outside looking in on other's lives

I say love will come to you
Hoping just because I spoke the words that they're true
As if I offered up a crystal ball to look through
(I have offered up to you)
Where there's now one there will be two

And I wish her insight to battle love's blindness
Strength from the milk of human kindness
A safe place for all the pieces that scattered
Learn to pretend there's more than love that matters

Track Listing

  • 1 Three Hits
  • 2 Galileo
  • 3 Ghost
  • 4 Joking
  • 5 Jonas & Ezekial
  • 6 Love Will Come to You
  • 7 Romeo and Juliet
  • 8 Virginia Woolf
  • 9 Chickenman
  • 10 Airplane
  • 11 Nashville
  • 12 Let It Be Me
  • 13 Cedar Tree