undertow lyrics – kim carnes

another roller coaster ride,
we were stuck, in overdrive,
you were broken-hearted; i was all right,
when i met you…

she tried to ditch me and i tried to hate her,
but we’re still here ten break-ups later.
i’ve got this figured out, but i still don’t understand her,
she’s like the perfect wave in a shark infested sea.

when she breaks, she rains down on me,
and i can’t catch my breath,
but i won’t let ‘er go…
yes, i feel at home in the undertow.

my friends told me “man you’re gonna crash,
a car like that’ll knock you on your *ss
i told ’em all that they could eat our dust,
and we’re still truckin’ on…

chorus

seems like i never win, i never learned how to swim,
i spend my whole life treadin’ water…
you got me off of the beach and now i’m back in the reef,
you can be my life preserver…
ba-ba-da-ba x 6(hold the last “ba”)

i’ve got this figured out, but i still don’t understand her,
she’s like the perfect wave in a shark infested sea.

when she breaks, she rains down on me,
and i can’t catch my breath,
but i won’t let ‘er go…
yes, i feel at home in the undertow.

i’ve got this figured out, but i still don’t understand her,
she’s like the perfect wave in a shark infested sea.

when she breaks, she rains down on me,
and i can’t catch my breath,
but i won’t let ‘er go…
yes, i feel at home in the undertow… x 3.

/ kim carnes lyrics