Bruce Springsteen - Paradise Lyrics

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Where the river runs black
I take the schoolbooks from your pack
Plastics, wire and your kiss
The breath of eternity on your lips

In the crowded marketplace
I drift from face to face
I hold my breath and close my eyes
I hold my breath and close my eyes
And I wait for paradise
And I wait for paradise

The Virginia hills have gone to brown
Another day another sun going down
I visit you in another dream
I visit you in another dream

I reach and feel your hair
Your smell lingers in the air
I brush your cheek with my fingertips
I taste the void upon your lips
And I wait for paradise
And I wait for paradise

I search for you on the other side
Where the river runs clean and wide
Up to my heart the waters rise
Up to my heart the waters rise

I sink 'neath the water cool and clear
Drifting down, I disappear
I see you on the other side
I search for the peace in your eyes
But they're as empty as paradise
They're as empty as paradise
I break above the waves
I feel the sun upon my face

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Lonesome Day
  • 2 Into the Fire
  • 3 Waitin’ on a Sunny Day
  • 4 Nothing Man
  • 5 Countin’ on a Miracle
  • 6 Empty Sky
  • 7 Worlds Apart
  • 8 Let’s Be Friends (Skin to Skin)
  • 9 Further on (Up the Road)
  • 10 The Fuse
  • 11 Mary’s Place
  • 12 You’re Missing
  • 13 The Rising
  • 14 Paradise
  • 15 My City of Ruins


  • Credits
    publisher: ©RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Gordon Clifford, Nacio Brown, Nacio Herb Brown
    album: Track 14 in album The Rising
    release date: 2002-7-29
    popularity : 79 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Folk Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 5:40
    vocal: Bruce Springsteen
    Album Information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): Europe
    format: CD
    barcode: 5099750800027
    script: Latin