add artists photo
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Crosby, Stills & Nash – Arrows lyrics

(3: 51)
Written by Michael Hedges and David Crosby
(c) 1989 Naked Ear Music (Bmi) and
Stay Straight Music (Bmi)

Arrows turned inward are good for the soul.
I have a thing about arrows and diamonds and coal.
Pressure turning carbon to jewels.

Slowly they aim at my iron mark, flaming,
Healing arrows.
They beat at my heart, angels turning metal to tools.

I don't care what you think has got you down
You can turn it around, I don't care what you think.
Turn it around, turn it around, turn it around.

The times that I knew I could never get through
That's when I grew up the most, and alone sounds so sad
But alone I found the best friend I had
I don't care what you think has got you down
You can turn it around, I don't care what you think.
Turn it around, turn it around, turn it around.

Arrows turned inward are good for the soul,
Piercing through every callus, they always get through
My target is a heart no-one fools.

Recorded at Devonshire Studios, 3 (March 23rd '89)

Lead Vocals: David Crosby
Drums and Synth Strings: Joe Vitale
Bass: Leland Sklar
Keyboards: Craig Doerge
Soprano Sax: Branford Marsalis
Percussion: Vince Charles



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/c/crosby_stills_nash/arrows.html

Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      20 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×