Fountain of Sorrow Song Lyrics

Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne Late for the Sky cover art
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Looking through some photographs I found inside a drawer
I was taken by a photograph of you
There were one or two I know that you would have liked a little more
But they didn't show your spirit quite as true

You were turning 'round to see who was behind you
And I took your childish laughter by surprise
And at the moment that my camera happened to find you
There was just a trace of sorrow in your eyes

Now the things that I remember seem so distant and so small
Though it hasn't really been that long a time
What I was seeing wasn't what was happening at all
Although for a while, our path did seem to climb
When you see through love's illusions, there lies the danger

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Late for the Sky
  • 2 Fountain of Sorrow
  • 3 Farther On
  • 4 The Late Show
  • 5 The Road and the Sky
  • 6 For a Dancer
  • 7 Walking Slow
  • 8 Before the Deluge


  • credits


    publisher: ©Jackson Browne/Swallow Turn Music/Night Kitchen Music/Open Window Music
    writers: Jackson Browne
    album: Track 2 in album Late for the Sky
    release date: 1974-9
    popularity : 84 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 6:52
    producer: Al Schmitt and Jackson Browne
    drums: Larry Zack
    piano: Jai Winding
    lead vocals: Jackson Browne
    mixer: Al Schmidt and Al Schmitt
    electric guitar: David Lindley
    recorded by: Fritz Richmond
    background vocals: Doug Haywood
    acoustic guitar: Jackson Browne
    bass guitar: Doug Haywood
    composer: Jackson Browne
    lyricist: Jackson Browne

    Album Information

    label: Asylum Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin