Islands Lyrics

The xx


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Oliver David Sim, Romy Anna Madley Croft, James Thomas Smith, Baria Qureshi
album: Track 4 in album xx
release date: 2009-8-17
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length: 2:41
engineer: Rodaidh McDonald
bass guitar: Oliver Sim
drum machine: Jamie Smith
guitar: Romy Madley Croft
keyboard: Baria Qureshi
mix: Rodaidh McDonald, Jamie Smith
producer: Jamie Smith
vocal: Romy Madley Croft, Baria Qureshi, Oliver Sim
composer: Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft, Jamie Smith, Baria Qureshi
lyricist: Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft

Cover Art


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I don't have to leave anymore
What I have is right here
Spend my nights and days before
Searching the world for what's right here

Underneath and unexplored
Islands and cities I have looked
Here I saw
Something I couldn't over look

I am yours now
So now I don't ever have to leave
I've been found out
So now I'll never explore

See what I've done
That bridge is on fire
Going back to where I've been
I'm froze by desire
No need to leave

Where would I be
IF this were to go under
It's a risk I'd take
I'm froze by desire
As if a choice I'd make

And I am yours now
So now I don't ever have to leave
I've been found out
So now I'll never explore

So now I'll never explore

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Intro
  • 2 VCR
  • 3 Crystalised
  • 4 Islands
  • 5 Heart Skipped a Beat
  • 6 Fantasy
  • 7 Shelter
  • 8 Basic Space
  • 9 Infinity
  • 10 Night Time
  • 11 Stars