New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

She fell in love with a lover boy
In the old days i would walk alone
Any other day not disturbing
While the others roamed

And i listened to her song
But would walk on the other side
We'd be lonely, blue and lonely

Then she fell in love with another one
I was older now, and followed a path
She had learned to be cool, to be caring
And i thought i should say
It's too much just to be
But not enough for the life of me
To be lonely, blue and lonely

That's when the river ran dry
That's when the river was all but a spill
That's when the river ran dry
Every soul on the shore
Without sail, without will

She said her saviour was soon to come
From a long way, to bring back the girl he once knew
To be true and all loving
In the very best ways

And i listened to her song
But would walk on the other side
We'd be lonely, blue and lonely

That's when the river ran dry
That's when the river was all but a spill
That's when the river ran dry
Every soul on the shore
Without sail, without will

If time were a second
If life were a moment that once stood still
I'd leave it untattered, untouched, until

But it's too much just to be
But not enough for the life of me
To be lonely, blue and lonely

She fell in love with a lover boy
In the old days, i would walk alone
Any other day not disturbing

And i listened to her song
But would walk on the other side
We'd be lonely, blue and lonely

That's when the river ran dry
That's when the river was all but a spill
That's when the river ran dry
Every soul on the shore
Without sail, without will
And i knew it before, and i do know it still



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/v/verve_pipe/the_river.html

Correct | Report

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
Unregistered
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

Featuredlyrics

Explain

Write an explanation

Your explanation
Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
10 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.
×