Katie Melua - If You Were a Sailboat Lyrics

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If you're a cowboy I would trail you,
If you're a piece of wood I'd nail you to the floor.
If you're a sailboat I would sail you to the shore.
If you're a river I would swim you,
If you're a house I would live in you all my days.
If you're a preacher I'd begin to change my ways.

Sometimes I believe in fate,
But the chances we create,
Always seem to ring more true.
You took a chance on loving me,
I took a chance on loving you.

If I was in jail I know you'd spring me
If I was a telephone you'd ring me all day long
If was in pain I know you'd sing me soothing songs.

Sometimes I believe in fate,
But the chances we create,
Always seem to ring more true.
You took a chance on loving me,
I took a chance on loving you.

If I was hungry you would feed me
If I was in darkness you would lead me to the light
If I was a book I know you'd read me every night

If you're a cowboy I would trail you,
If you're a piece of wood I'd nail you to the floor.
If you're a sailboat I would sail you to the shore.
If you're a sailboat I would sail you to the shore

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Mary Pickford
  • 2 It’s All in My Head
  • 3 If the Lights Go Out
  • 4 What I Miss About You
  • 5 Spellbound
  • 6 What It Says on the Tin
  • 7 Scary Films
  • 8 Perfect Circle
  • 9 Ghost Town
  • 10 If You Were a Sailboat
  • 11 Dirty Dice
  • 12 In My Secret Life
  • 13 When You Taught Me How to Dance
  • 14 The Closest Thing to Crazy (acoustic)


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Paddy Mcaloon
    album: Track 10 in album Pictures
    release date: 2007-9-19
    popularity : 90 users have visited this page.
    genres: Jazz Pop
    styles: Ballad/Easy Listening
    length: 4:02
    producer: Mike Batt
    lead vocals: Katie Melua
    arranger: Mike Batt
    Album Information
    label: Dramatico
    country(area): Japan
    format: CD
    barcode: 4988064610112
    script: Latin