Tim Buckley - Song to the Siren Lyrics

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Long afloat on shipless oceans
I did all my best to smile
'Til your singing eyes and fingers
Drew me loving to your isle
And you sang
Sail to me
Sail to me
Let me enfold you
Here I am
Here I am
Waiting to hold you

Did I dream you dreamed about me?
Were you hare when I was fox?
Now my foolish boat is leaning
Broken lovelorn on your rocks,
For you sing, "Touch me not, touch me not, come back tomorrow:
O my heart, O my heart shies from the sorrow"

I am puzzled as the newborn child
I am troubled at the tide:
Should I stand amid the breakers?
Should I lie with Death my bride?
Hear me sing, "Swim to me, Swim to me, Let me enfold you:
Here I am, Here I am, Waiting to hold you"
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Come Here Woman
  • 2 I Woke Up
  • 3 Monterey
  • 4 Moulin Rouge
  • 5 Song to the Siren
  • 6 Jungle Fire
  • 7 Starsailor
  • 8 The Healing Festival
  • 9 Down by the Borderline


  • Credits
    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
    album: Track 5 in album Starsailor
    release date: 1970
    popularity : 84 users have visited this page.
    genres: Jazz Funk / Soul Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Experimental
    length: 3:29
    producer: Tim Buckley
    engineer: Stan Agol
    vocal: Tim Buckley
    12 string guitar: Tim Buckley
    composer: Tim Buckley, Larry Beckett
    Album Information
    label: Straight Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin