The River Song Lyrics

The Beautiful South

The Beautiful South Painting It Red cover art
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Love takes time we all agree
and time's not the easiest to cheat
The water changes one degree
When will the shiver
of this river
turn to sea

The river does no good, no harm
Tempts us like pirates to its calm
Lover's shanty, devil's psalm
Goddamn this river
and its shiver
and its charm

If you've got love's A to Z
Love takes time we all agree
and time's not the easiest to cheat
The water changes one degree
When will the shiver
of this river
turn to sea

The river does no good, no harm
Tempts us like pirates to its calm
Lover's shanty, devil's psalm
Goddamn this river
and its shiver
and its charm

If you've got love's A to Z

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Who's Gonna Tell?
  • 2 Closer Than Most
  • 3 Just Checkin'
  • 4 Hit Parade
  • 5 Masculine Eclipse
  • 6 'til You Can't Tuck It In
  • 7 If We Crawl
  • 8 Tupperware Queen
  • 9 Half-Hearted Get (Is Second Best)
  • 10 White Teeth
    CD 2
  • 1 The River
  • 2 Baby Please Go
  • 3 You Can Call Me Leisure
  • 4 Final Spark
  • 5 10,000 Feet
  • 6 Hot on the Heels of Heartbreak
  • 7 The Mediterranean
  • 8 A Little Piece of Advice
  • 9 Property Quiz
  • 10 Chicken Wings


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Dave Rotheray, Paul Heaton
    album: Track in album Painting It Red
    release date: 2000-10-9
    popularity : 76 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Alternative Rock/Pop Rock/Indie Rock
    length: 5:23
    producer: Paul Heaton and Jon Kelly
    mixer: John Brough, Jon Kelly and Paul Heaton
    engineer: John Brough
    composer: Dave Rotheray, Paul Heaton
    lyricist: Paul Heaton

    Album Information

    label: Mercury Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 731454826624
    script: Latin