Sinkin' Soon Lyrics

Norah Jones

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Lee Alexander, Norah Jones
album: Track 2 in album Not Too Late
release date: 2006
popularity : 28 users have visited this page.
genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Contemporary Jazz
length: 4:38
piano: Norah Jones
vocal: M. Ward and Daru Oda
bass: Lee Alexander
mandolin: Kevin Breit
trombone: J. Walter Hawkes
drums & slit drum: Andrew Borger
banjitar: Jesse Harris
composer: Norah Jones, Lee Alexander
lyricist: Norah Jones, Lee Alexander

Album Information

label: BMG Direct Marketing, Inc.
country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Norah Jones Not Too Late cover art

Lyrics

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We're an oyster cracker on the stew
And the honey in the tea
We're the sugar cubes, one lump or two
In the black coffee
The golden crust on an apple pie
That shines in the sun at noon
We're a wheel of cheese high in the sky
But we're gonna be sinkin' soon

In a boat that's built of sticks and hay
We drifted from the shore
With a captain who's too proud to say
That he dropped the oar
Now a tiny hole has sprung a leak
In this cheap pontoon

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Wish I Could
  • 2 Sinkin’ Soon
  • 3 The Sun Doesn’t Like You
  • 4 Until the End
  • 5 Not My Friend
  • 6 Thinking About You
  • 7 Broken
  • 8 My Dear Country
  • 9 Wake Me Up
  • 10 Be My Somebody
  • 11 Little Room
  • 12 Rosie’s Lullaby
  • 13 Not Too Late