Who Sang I Am the Mississippi? Joseph Arthur

Joseph Arthur Redemption City cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2012-1-19
Genre: Electronic Rock Funk / Soul Pop Folk, World, & Country
Style: Alternative Rock/Folk Rock/Lo-Fi/Indie Rock
length: 4:16
Along the edge of the mississippi
A thousand hearts bleed
My heart looking for something to execute
In the mississippi
Up against its current
My heart so alive
Submerged in the [?] dark

Who could hold me here
Who could hold me down
Sitting on the edge of the mississippi
River of slaves
River of bones
I have been down here
Across generations
A lifetimes ago
I was sold amongst the thieves
I don't ignore the cries
I hear them

I am conscious along the mississippi
I hear the footsteps of ghosts
I hear them scream behind me
I see their boats sink
Rob from always on the run is so bad and copy paste is a sin
But I am very alive
She draws me to her breath
She whispers with her voice
Her comfort is all I want or need
Alone on saturday night
Me and the mississippi

Two rivers flowing together
Flowing internal
A river of darkness
A river of light
Blend as one

Together against the impossible
Ends we face
Our lunatic charm
She can never claim me
Nor I her
We flow together eternal
We flow together as one

And I am the mississippi

Digital Media 1
  • 1 Travel as Equals
  • 2 Wasted Days
  • 3 Mother of Exiles
  • 4 Yer Only Job
  • 5 I Miss the Zoo
  • 6 There With Me
  • 7 No Surrender Comes for Free
  • 8 Night Clothes
  • 9 Redemption City
  • 10 Barriers
  • 11 You're Not the Only One
  • 12 So Far From Free
    Digital Media 2
  • 1 Surrender to the Storm
  • 2 Fractures
  • 3 Free Freedom
  • 4 Touched
  • 5 Follow
  • 6 Kandinsky
  • 7 Humanity Fade
  • 8 Sleepless
  • 9 It Takes a Lot of Time to Live in the Moment
  • 10 Visit Us
  • 11 I Am the Mississippi
  • 12 Travel as Equals (reprise)

  • Release information
    country(area): [Worldwide]
    format: Digital Media
    script: Latin