Summersong Song Lyrics

The Decemberists

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Ramblin', where to begin
I taste the summer on your peppery skin
Been saved the warmer the waves
I felt a slip into a watery grave

My girl, linen and curls
Lips parting like a flag all unfurled
She's grand, the bend of her hand
Digging deep into the sweep of the sand

And summer arrives with a length of lights
And summer blows away
And quietly gets swallowed by a wave
It gets swallowed by a wave

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The Crane Wife 3
  • 2 The Island: Come and See / The Landlord’s Daughter / You’ll Not Feel the Drowning
  • 3 Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)
  • 4 O Valencia!
  • 5 The Perfect Crime #2
  • 6 When the War Came
  • 7 Shankill Butchers
  • 8 Summersong
  • 9 The Crane Wife 1 & 2
  • 10 Sons & Daughters

  • credits

    writers: Colin Meloy
    album: Track 8 in album The Crane Wife
    release date: 2006-10-3
    popularity : 71 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Indie Rock/Prog Rock
    length: 3:32
    producer: Chris Walla and Tucker Martine
    mixer: Chris Walla and Tucker Martine
    composer: Colin Meloy
    lyricist: Colin Meloy

    Album Information

    label: Capitol Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 094635398427
    script: Latin