Sit Down Lyrics

James


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Angie Stone, Elijah Harris
album: No. 20 track in album James
release date: 1991
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I sing myself to sleep
A song from the darkest hour
Secrets I can't keep
In sight of the day
Swing from high to deep
Extremes of sweet and sour
Hope that God exists
I hope, I pray

Drawn by the undertow
My life is out of control
I believe this wave will bear my weight
So let it flow

[Chorus]
Oh sit down
Oh sit down
Oh sit down
Sit down next to me
Sit down, down, down, down, down
In sympathy

Now I'm relieved to hear
That you've been to some far out places
It's hard to carry on
When you feel all alone

Now I've swung back down again
It's worse than it was before
If I hadn't seen such riches
I could live with being poor

[Chorus]

Those who feel the breath of sadness
Sit down next to me
Those who find they're touched by madness
Sit down next to me
Those who find themselves ridiculous
Sit down next to me

In love, in fear, in hate, in tears
In love, in fear, in hate, in tears
In love, in fear, in hate, in tears
In love, in fear, in hate

Down,
Down

[Chorus: x2]

Down

Track Listing

  • 1 Sit Down
  • 2 Come Home
  • 3 Government Walls
  • 4 God Only Knows
  • 5 You Can't Tell How Much Suffering (on a Face That's Always Smiling)
  • 6 How Was It for You
  • 7 Lose Control
  • 8 Walking the Ghost
  • 9 Gold Mother
  • 10 Top of the World