Fish Out of Water Song Lyrics

Tears for Fears


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Alan Griffiths, Roland Orzabal
album: Track 6 in album Elemental
release date: 1993-6-2
popularity : 58 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Pop
styles: Alternative Rock/Synth-pop
length: 5:11

Album Information

label: Mercury Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 731451487521
script: Latin

Cover Art

Tears For Fears Elemental cover art


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You always said you were the compassionate one
But now you're laughing at the sun
With all your high class friends you think you've got it made
The only thing you made was that tanned look on your face
With all your cigarettes and fancy cars
You ain't a clue who or what you are
You're dreaming your life away
Fish out of water
Go swim in the tide today
Fish out of water
We used to sit and talk about primal scream
To exorcise our past was our adolescent dream
But now it's sink or swim since your memory fails
Now in Neptune's kitchen you will be food for killer whales
And on the crucifix his mother made


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Elemental
  • 2 Cold
  • 3 Break It Down Again
  • 4 Mr. Pessimist
  • 5 Dog’s a Best Friend’s Dog
  • 6 Fish Out of Water
  • 7 Gas Giants
  • 8 Power
  • 9 Brian Wilson Said
  • 10 Goodnight Song