I Sailed Across The Water

 

I sailed across the water, I sailed to a new land
Love was in my heart for I would be a happy man
I did what I was told happy fulfilling my duty
For in my heart I knew that they’d love me and only me

Right away, before my eyes, I’m faced with this surprise
And I’ll live with its effects for the rest of my life
It’s a secret I can’t tell for I have no power here
I’ll never be content, I’ll live empty and in fear

Oh, how can I love someone
Whom I’ll leave cold, despite everything I’ve done
And oh! This land will be very cold
I’ve done what I must, I’ve given my soul!

I sailed across the water, I sailed to a new land
Now my childish dreams are shattered and I don’t know who I am
I’ll never be the lover who will hear so tenderly
That my one and only loves me and only me

Oh, how can I love someone
Whom I’ll leave cold, despite everything I’ve done
And, oh, This land will be very cold
But I’ve done what I must, I’ve given my soul!

I sailed across the water with so much hope in my heart
In one instant it’s gone and now I’m left in the dark
I did I did what I must do, happy fulfilling my duty
But in doing what I must, my life abandoned me…

Published by JFP Music (BMI)
From the albums “Electric Cabaret”