#03603
Away To The Sea (Janes/Churchill) video
#2405: YouTube video by NLTreasure
©2013 ~ Used with permission ~

I'm on my way from Ireland,
my family I must leave,
My greatcoat and my carpet bag,
my heart upon my sleeve;
I smile and sigh and wave goodbye,
I tell them not to grieve,
I walk aboard that mighty ship,
she's unsinkable, I believe.

Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea;
Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea.

I'm on my way to a new born day,
a job I seek for me,
When I succeed my kin I'll feed
far across the deep blue sea;
I hear a sound... Have we run aground?
The waters... I can't swim,
Away up the decks to the lifeboats next...
They will not let me in.

Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea;
Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea.

The ship she tilts...
I've had my fill as over the side go I,
People floating 'round me,
and I know that I will die;
I am so cold, so very, very cold...
I cannot tell a lie,
My life is gone,
my dreams are done as others pass me by.

Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea;
Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea.

Icebergs flowing overhead,
a beautiful sight to see,
Fishes swimming all around,
they're nibbling away at me;
I wish that I could swim...
Oh, my! A mermaid I do see,
To God above I send my love...
Please pray, please pray for me.

Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea;
Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea.

But wait! What a sight! I see a light!
They're searching 'round for me,
I'm saved, I'm saved. Oh, Lord be praised...
I'm out of the dark blue sea;
Sometimes at night I see the light,
and in my dreams I see,
All those who cry and wave goodbye
'way down in the deep blue sea.
All those who cry and wave goodbye
'way down in the deep blue sea.

Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea;
Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea.

Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea;
Away to the sea,
to the deep dark sea,
away to the deep blue sea.

####.... Karren Churchill © 2012. All Rights Reserved ....####
The video above features a recording for track #9 by Pearl Janes of Musgravetown and Karren Churchill of Twillingate on their 2013 debut CD, Outport Country - Back To Back.

See more songs by Pearl Janes and Karren Churchill.


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