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Down by the river by the boats

Where everybody goes to be alone

Where you wont see any rising sun

Down to the river we will run



When by the water we drink to the dregs

Look at the stones on the riverbed

I can tell from your eyes

You've never been by the riverside



Down by the water the riverbed

Somebody calls you somebody says

Swim with the current and float away

Down by the river every day



Oh my God I see how everything is torn in the river deep

And I don't know why I go the way

Down by the riverside


When that old river runs past your eyes

To wash off the dirt on the riverside

Go to the water so very near

The river will be your eyes and ears



I walk to the borders on my own

Fall in the water just like a stone

Chilled to the marrow in them bones

Why do I go here all alone



Oh my God I see how everything is torn in the river deep

And I don't know why I go the way

Down by the riverside (x2)



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