Shelter Lyrics

The xx


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Romy Anna Madley Croft, Oliver David Sim, James Thomas Smith, Baria Qureshi
album: Track 7 in album xx
release date: 2009-8-17
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length: 4:30
engineer: Rodaidh McDonald
drum machine: Jamie Smith
bass guitar: Oliver Sim
guitar: Romy Madley Croft
keyboard: Baria Qureshi
mix: Jamie Smith, Rodaidh McDonald
producer: Jamie Smith
vocal: Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft, Baria Qureshi
composer: Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft, Jamie Smith
lyricist: Romy Madley Croft

Cover Art


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I find shelter, in this way
Under cover, hide away
Can you hear, when I say?
I have never felt this way

Maybe I had said, something that was wrong
Can I make it better, with the lights turned on
Maybe I had said, something that was wrong
Can I make it better, with the lights turned on

Could I be, was I there?
It felt so crystal in the air
I still want to drown, whenever you leave
Please teach me gently, how to breathe

And I'll cross oceans, like never before
So you can feel the way I feel it too
And I'll mirror images back at you
So you can see the way I feel it too

Maybe I had said, something that was wrong
Can I make it better, with the lights turned on
Maybe I had said, something that was wrong
Can I make it better, with the lights turned on

Maybe I had said, something that was wrong
Can I make it better, with the lights turned on

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