undertow lyrics – ugly kid joe

suzanne vega

i believe right now if i could
i would swallow you whole
i would leave only bones and teeth
we could see what was underneath
and you would be free then

once i thought only tears could make us free
salt wearing down to the bone
like sand against the stone
against the sh*r*line

i am friend to the undertow
i take you in, i don’t let go
and now i have you

i wanted to learn all the secrets
from the edge of a knife
from the point of a needle
from a diamond
from a bullet in flight
i would be free then

i am friend to the undertow
i take you in, i don’t let go
and now i have you

i wanted to see how it would feel
to be that sleek
and instead i find this hunger’s
made me week

i believe right now if i could
i would swallow you whole
i would leave only bones and teeth
we could see what was underneath
and you would be free then

i am friend to the undertow
i take you in, i don’t let go
and now i have you

i am friend to the undertow
i take you in, i don’t let go
and now i have you

/ ugly kid joe lyrics