Whitesnake - Sailing Ships Lyrics

Whitesnake Slip of the Tongue cover art
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Do you remember
Standing on the shore,
Head in the clouds,
Your pockets filled with dreams
Bound for glory
On the seven seas of life,
But, the ocean is deeper than it seems

The wind was with you
When you left on the morning tide,
You set your sail for an island in the sun,
On the horizon, dark clouds up ahead,
For the storm has just begun

Take me with you,
Take me far away,
Lead me to the distant shore

Sail your ship across the water,
Spread your wings across the sky
Take the time to see
You're the one who holds the key,
Or sailing ships will pass you by

You cry for mercy,
When you think you've lost your way,
You drift alone, if all your hope is gone
So find the strength and you will see
You control, your destiny,
After all is said and done

So take me with you,
Take me far away,
An' lead me to the distant shore

Sail your ship across the water,
Spread your wings across the sky
Take the time to see
You're the one who holds the key,
Or sailing ships will pass,
Sailing ships will pass you,
Sailing ships will pass you by

Take me with you,
Take me far away,
We'll ride the wind across the sky
Spread your wings and you will see
You control, your destiny,
So sailing ships don't pass you by

So take me with you,
Take me far away,
We'll ride the wind across the sky
Spread your wings and you will see
You control, your destiny,
So sailing ships don't pass,
So sailing ships don't pass you,
So sailing ships don't pass you by

Baby, baby, baby, baby,
You'll find that you're the only one
Can sail your ship across the sky
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Slip of the Tongue
  • 2 Cheap an' Nasty
  • 3 Fool for Your Loving
  • 4 Now You're Gone
  • 5 Kittens Got Claws
  • 6 Wings of the Storm
  • 7 The Deeper the Love
  • 8 Judgement Day
  • 9 Slow Poke Music
  • 10 Sailing Ships


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Adriaan Vandenberg, David Coverdale
    album: Track 10 in album Slip of the Tongue
    release date: 1989
    popularity : 156 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Hard Rock/Heavy Metal
    length: 6:04
    writer: David Coverdale, Adrian Vandenberg
    Album Information
    label: Geffen Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 0720642424926
    script: Latin