I Was Brought to My Senses Lyrics

Sting


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Gordon Sumner
album: Track in album Mercury Falling
release date: 1996-3-8
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Country Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock
length: 5:51
composer: Sting

Cover Art

Sting Mercury Falling cover art
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Alone with my thoughts this evening
I walked on the banks of Tyne
I wondered how I could win you
Or if I could make you mine
Or if I could make you mine
The wind it was so insistent
With tales of a stormy south
But when I spied two birds in a sycamore tree
There came a dryness in my mouth
Came a dryness in my mouth
For then without rhyme or reason
The two birds did rise up to fly
And where the two birds were flying
I swear I saw you and I
I swear I saw you and I
I walked out this morning
It was like a veil had been removed from before my eyes
For the first time I saw the work of heaven
In the line where the hills had been married to the sky
And all around me every blade of singing grass
Was calling out your name and that our love would always last
And inside every turning leaf
Is the pattern of an older tree
The shape of our future
The shape of all our history
And out of the confusion
Where the river meets the sea
Came things I'd never seen
Things I'd never seen
I was brought to my senses
I was blind but now that I can see
Every signpost in nature
Said you belong to me
I know it's true
It's written in a sky as blue
As blue as your eyes, as blue as your eyes
If nature's red in tooth and claw
Like winter's freeze and summer's thaw
The wounds she gave me
Were the wounds that would heal me
And we'd be like the moon and sun
And when our courtly dance had run
Its course across the sky
Then together we would lie
And out of the confusion
Where the river meets the sea
Something new would arrive
Something better would arrive
I was brought to my senses
I was blind but now that I can see
Every signpost in nature
Said you belong to me


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Hounds of Winter
  • 2 I Hung My Head
  • 3 Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot
  • 4 I Was Brought to My Senses
  • 5 You Still Touch Me
  • 6 I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying
  • 7 All Four Seasons
  • 8 Twenty Five to Midnight
  • 9 La Belle Dame sans regrets
  • 10 Valparaiso
  • 11 Lithium Sunset
    CD 2
  • 1 Mad About You (live)
  • 2 This Cowboy Song (single Reggae mix with Toast)
  • 3 Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot (A&G remix)
  • 4 I Was Brought to My Senses (Steve Lipson mix)
  • 5 The Soul Cages (live)