Over The Waves

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Collette Savard
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words and music © 2008 Collette Savard Cocosongs/SOCAN

Story

I took my first trip overseas to Vienna Austria in May of 2007. It was my first time on a plane and my first time in a place where, for the most part, people did not speak English or French. It was also the longest time I'd spent away from John since our relationship began in 2001. In short, I was very lonely. I wrote the music sitting on my friends sofa bed in what she described as her "World War II ghetto charm" apartment. The lyrics were written when I got back to Canada.

Lyrics

Over the Waves I've been sitting here drinking coffee Nothing left to do but wonder Where you are Much too far away Nothing left to do but ponder This big blue sky we're under We're all so small I feel the weight of the world on me I went over the waves to try To free myself from my chains Oh what a surprise to find It is you who has the key I've been thinking let's start over I was young but now I've grown and Where you are is where I've found I need to be I've been playing the game so long I didn't know that I could win I think I'll come in from the cold now Where the warmth has always been

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