add artist photo
Lou Reed
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Lou Reed

Riptide lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Lou Reed – Riptide lyrics

She's out of her mind
Like the wind in the storm
Oh, like the ocean in the dawn
As it disappears, with the riptide

She's out of her mind
She's pulled away by the moon
She's ripped from her sleep
As the cold luna sweep gains control

Ooohhh, what you gonna do with your emotions
Ah, ones you barely recognize
In your sleep I heard your screaming, ooohhh
"This is not voluntary! This is not voluntary!
If this is life I'd rather die! "

In the riptide, in the riptide

She's out of her mind, riptide
Like a muscle that swells
You know when you trip
Whether you're well or sick, your body aches

She's out with the tide
Gone to a prisoner's dance
Where a monkey's her date
Eating limbs off a plate with a spoon

Ooohhh, what you gonna do with your emotions
Said the seagull to the loon
What you gonna do with your emotions

She said "Please wake me up"
She said "Don't touch me now"
She said "I wish I was dead"

With the riptide

She's out of her mind
Riptide, you always win
It happens over and over again
Riptide

She's out of her mind
Like a hurricane's rain
She does not stand a chance
At this luna dance, riptide

I was thinking of Van Gogh's last painting
The wheatfields and the crows
Is that perhaps what you've been feeling
When you see the ground
As you fall from the shy
As the floors disappears from beneath your feet riptide

She's going out of her mind
Out with the tide
Out of her mind
Riptide

She's going out of her mind
With the riptide
She's going out of her mind
Ah, riptide



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/l/lou_reed/riptide.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.
      ×