Who Sang Looking Into You? Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne Jackson Browne / Saturate Before Using cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Jackson Browne/Swallow Turn Music/Night Kitchen Music/Open Window Music
writers: Jackson Browne
release date: 1972-1
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Acoustic/Pop Rock
length: 4:20
producer: Richard Sanford Orshoff
membranophone: Russ Kunkel
piano: Jackson Browne
lead vocals: Jackson Browne
engineer: Richard Sanford Orshoff
bass: Leland Sklar
organ: Jim Gordon
viola: David Campbell
acoustic guitar: Jackson Browne
pedal steel guitar: Sneaky Pete Kleinow
other vocals: David Crosby
harmonica: Jimmie Fadden
Well I looked into a house I once lived in
Around the time I first went on my own
When the roads were as many as the places I had dreamed of
And my friends and I were one
Now the distance is done and the search has begun
I've come to see where my beginnings have gone

Oh the walls and the windows were still standing
And the music could be heard at the door
Where the people who kindly endured my odd questions
Asked if I came very far
And when my silence replied they took me inside
Where their children sat playing on the floor

Well we spoke of the changes that would find us farther on
And it left me so warm and so high
But as I stepped back outside to the grey morning sun
I heard that highway whisper and sigh
Are you ready to fly?

And I looked into the faces all passing by
It's an ocean that will never be filled
And the house that grows older and finally crumbles
That even love cannot rebuild
It's a hotel at best, you're here as a guest
You oughta make yourself at home while you're waiting for the rest

Well I looked into dream of the millions
That one day the search will be through
Now here I stand at the edge of my embattled illusions
Looking into you

The great song traveler passed through here
And he opened my eyes to the view
And I was among those who called him a prophet
And I asked him what was true
Until the distance had shown how the road remains alone
Now I'm looking in my life for a truth that is my own

Well I looked into the sky for my anthem
And the words and the music came through
But words and music can never touch the beauty that I've seen
Looking into you -- and that's true



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Jamaica Say You Will
  • 2 A Child in These Hills
  • 3 Song for Adam
  • 4 Doctor My Eyes
  • 5 From Silver Lake
  • 6 Something Fine
  • 7 Under the Falling Sky
  • 8 Looking Into You
  • 9 Rock Me on the Water
  • 10 My Opening Farewell

  • Album Information
    label: Asylum Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin