ATLANTIC LYRICS

This World Is A Dangerous Place
Written by Ben Glover & Rod Picott (From the album ATLANTIC)


Fire on the water
Nails in the road
Dogs in the distance
A lie somebody told

This world is a dangerous place
This world is a dangerous place

Bottle on the floorboard
Gasoline in the air
Sundress torn and tattered
Long forgotten prayers

If you walk out on the wire you may fall
Go spinning through the darkness
You might never land at all

This world is a dangerous place
This world is a dangerous place
This world is a dangerous place
This world is a dangerous place

In a motel room she lit a cigarette
I watched her smoked it down to the end
Outside the rain was falling like the damn rain might
Never get to fall again 

 

Oh Soul
Written by Ben Glover & Mary Gauthier. (From the album ATLANTIC)

Black clouds blow ‘cross a blustery sky
Black clouds blow ‘cross a blustery sky
South of Highway 7 all alone crying
Oh soul I sold you away

When you sell your soul it opens a deep dark hole
When you sell your soul it opens a deep dark hole
Drink'll leave you thirsty, fire will leave you cold
Oh soul I sold you away

Oh my soul I sold you away
Oh my soul I sold you away
Oh my soul I sold you away
Oh soul I sold you away

It started with desire’s sweet soft kiss
It started with desire’s sweet soft kiss
It ended in an alley with my face against a fist
Oh soul I sold you away

Oh my soul...

Redemption redemption return my soul to me
Redemption redemption return my soul to me
A body’s but a prison when your soul’s a refugee
Oh soul I sold you away

Oh my soul..

I’m going down to Greenwood to get down on my knees
Going down to Greenwood to get down on my knees
By Robert Johnson’s grave pray my soul back to me
Oh soul I sold you away

Oh my soul... 

 

Too Long Gone

Written by Ben Glover & Mary Gauthier (From the album ATLANTIC)

Clouds roll in gun smoke grey
Thunder in the distance headed this way
Squirrel hole in the roof, hear ‘em scream 'n’ fight
Saw a snake crawling out of that hole last night
Oh, oh, oh, oh

I’ve been frozen like a ghost in chains 

Snakes in the attic, rocks in the rain
I knew I couldn’t trust you when I let you in my home
Any fool can see that I been gone too long


Been too long gone, too long gone
Been too long gone, too long gone
Been too long gone, too long gone
Been too long gone, all I know is I been gone too long


Shoulda said what I was thinking, shoulda seen the things I saw
Shoulda never let you steal from me, should a’ called the law
There's poison in the whiskey, weakness in the strong
Violence in the silence, I been gone too gone

Been too long gone, too long gone
Been too long gone, too long gone
Been too long gone, too long gone
Been too long gone, all I know is I been gone too long

 

 

 

True Love's Breaking My Heart

Written by Ben Glover & Neilson Hubbard (From the album ATLANTIC)

True love’s breaking my heart
True love’s breaking my heart
I thought it was nothin' but that nothin' is breaking my heart

She crept up so quiet she did
She crept up so quiet she did
Without a warning she crept up so quiet she did

Better watch where I'm stepping
Cause I'm stepping right into a hole
Better be careful or it'll be too late 'fore I know

I was doing just fine before
I was doing just fine before
Not thinking bout no one I was doing just fine before


Better watch where I'm stepping
Cause I'm stepping right into a hole
Better be careful or it'll be too late 'fore I know

I rambled those highways for sure
I rambled those highways for sure
Then that good girl got me, she got me for sure

True love’s breaking my heart
True love’s breaking my heart
I thought it was nothin' but that nothin's breaking my heart
Yeah, I thought it was nothin' but that nothin's breaking my heart

 

Prisoner

Written by Ben Glover & Neilson Hubbard (From the album ATLANTIC)

She, she told me
She hid the gun in the potter's field
Covered it in delta mud
Underneath the pecan tree
She drew a map
On my hand with a red ink pen
Said 'Meet me here in the parking lot
Don’t say a word, I swear to God’

Oh my lord oh my lord....
Forgive me
Oh my lord oh my lord...
I'm a prisoner of my history

Drive, like a hurricane
Down 61, don't look back
Thunder in the blood
Lightning on the track
Past Hollandale
And Rolling Fork to that roadway inn
Worn out like a suitcase
Couldn't pack enough to save my skin

Oh my lord oh my lord....
Forgive me
Oh my lord oh my lord...
I'm a prisoner of my history

Sirens on Main Street
Outside the room while she sleeps
Crushed like a dixie cup
Are the promises I can't keep 

Oh my lord oh my lord....
Forgive me
Oh my lord oh my lord...
I'm a prisoner of my history

 

 

 

Blackbirds
Written by Ben Glover & Gretchen Peters (From the album ATLANTIC)


The blackbirds came at dusk and they roosted in the cane
Raised such a ruckus that it shook my windowpane
And I'm covered up in dirt and I stink of kerosene
No matter what I do I can't get clean

Last thing I remember was your footsteps in the hall
Whiskey in your voice and a shotgun on the wall
Now there's shadows in the shadows, there’s trouble in the cane
There's things you do that you just can't explain

Chorus:
Uneasy lies the head, unfaithful is the heart
Ungrateful and unlucky and untrue
And no one saw me coming, and no one saw me go
Only the blackbirds and you

Come harvest in the cane fields the sky turns black with smoke
So you took our father’s gun and a heavy piece of rope
I left you lying there like rotten fruit upon the ground
I lit a torch and burned the whole thing down

Chorus

Our father was a farmer he planted fields of cane
He planted seeds of evil, we harvested the shame
I’m the last one standing there’s no one left to tell
When it’s my time I’ll see you both in hell 

 

The Mississippi Turns Blue

Written by Ben Glover & Gretchen Peters (From the album ATLANTIC)

Heartbeats, back streets
Cool between your linen sheets
Pull me down on clouds of white
Curtains of calico
Honey let's just keep 'em closed
You're going to make me curse the morning light

Whoaa-ooh
Whoaa-ooh
There's nothing I'd rather do
Than to lay right here with you
Til the moon turns gold
And the Mississippi turns blue

River, highway
Always had my getaway
Girl they just don’t call me like before
Sun's up I don't care
Just hold me in your easy chair
Honey gonna leave my boots by the door

Whoaa-ooh
Whoaa-ooh
And there's nothing I'd rather do
Than to lay right here with you
Til the moon turns gold
And the Mississippi turns blue

Whoaa-ooh
Whoaa-ooh
There's nothing I'd rather do
Than to lay right here with you
Til the moon turns gold
And the Mississippi turns blue

 

 

Take And Pay

Written by Ben Glover & Mary Gauthier (From the album ATLANTIC)

Babylon and Sodom fell, Judas ended up in hell
I traded my truth for lies
Dry bones, ash and stone, wasteland, all alone
I lay under a greasy sky
Hog-tied to a crutch, tangled up, out of touch
Crippled by desire
Seduced by debauchery, thinking I was getting free
The beast howled from the fire

Take and pay
Take and pay

I've seen barbed wire behind grins, blood on the back steps
Vanity, deceit and death
I feasted in that wilderness till I had nothing left
Buzzards blackened up my breath
Played shell games, talked low, in the penthouse on skid row
Saw serpents swinging from the trees
Til I woke up in free fall, now I’m learning how to crawl
And work my way back to my knees

Take and pay
Take and pay


I grew tired of hearing my own moans,
We all come from broken homes
Covered scars, regrets and dust
My greed and pride burned a hole
Lust devoured my soul
I couldn't bear the light of love
I sung my victim’s song, got all puffed up with right and wrong
As my eyes and my heart grew dim
If the devil did exist and we gave him just one wish
He’d want us to feel sorry for him 

Take and pay
Take and pay

 



How Much Longer Can We Bend?

Written by Ben Glover & Neilson Hubbard (From the album ATLANTIC)

Holy water, August Sunday
I say a prayer for you
Lost in Memphis neath the wreckage of a
Broken city flu

How long can we live with our mistakes?
How long can we scream each others name?
How long if we aint got what it takes?
How much longer can we bend before we break?

Weeds cracking through the pavement
I try to catch my breath
Along the banks the smell of the river
heavy like our steps

How long can we live with our regret?
How long til these horses come to rest?
How long if we aint got what it takes?
How much longer can we bend before we break?

Bridge:
Hold me close into this night
While the streets and stars collide
We only have these seconds now
To live, to love, to fight

Perfect strangers wait together
Taxi’s coming soon


How long can we live with our mistakes?
How long can we scream each others name?
How long if we aint got what it takes?
How much longer can we bend before we break?
How much longer can we bend before we break?
How much longer can we bend before we break? 

 


Sing A Song Boys

Written by Ben Glover & Neilson Hubbard (From the album ATLANTIC)

Sing a song boys, sing a song boys I'm coming home
Sing a song boys, sing a song boys sing I won't be long
Storm is passing, water's calm
Sing a song boys, sing a song boys I'm coming home

Oh my sister, oh my sister I'm coming home
Oh my sister, oh my sister I won't be long
Hold you up in my arms
Oh my sister, oh my sister I'm coming home

Lay me down upon the shore
Bury me in hallowed soil

We'll be together, we'll be together I'm coming home
We'll be together, we'll be together I won't be long
Let the fire burn into the dawn
We'll be together, we'll be together I'm coming home


Lay me down upon the shore
Bury me in hallowed soil

No more tears Ma, no more tears Ma I'm coming home
No more worries Da, no more worries Da I won't be long
Children laughing, the birds have flown
No more tears Ma, no more tears Ma I'm coming home

I’m coming home boys
Sing a song boys, sing a song boys I'm coming home
Sing a song boys, sing a song boys I'm coming home
Sing a song boys, sing a song boys I'm coming home
Sing a song boys, sing a song boys I'm coming home 

 


New Years Day

Written by Ben Glover & Neilson Hubbard (From the album ATLANTIC)

The New Year’s fireworks
Cracking in the distance
You lie sleeping
Beside me dreaming
New Years Day has come

New Year’s Parade
Marching on the TV
You lie smiling
Beside me waking
New Years Day has come

Hallelujah

New Years black dress 
Hanging off the mattress
You lie quiet
Naked and silent
New Year's Day has come 

Hallelujah

16 comments

  • Louise Camilleri Torm
    Louise Camilleri Torm Bristol, UK
    Hi Ben, I saw you in Birmingham with Mary and enjoyed your music so much. I've just listened to Atlantic and I love it, especially Blackbirds which, for me, echoes of Macbeth. You have a beautiful voice and I look forward to hearing more of your songs. Thank you.

    Hi Ben, I saw you in Birmingham with Mary and enjoyed your music so much. I've just listened to Atlantic and I love it, especially Blackbirds which, for me, echoes of Macbeth. You have a beautiful voice and I look forward to hearing more of your songs. Thank you.

  • John
    John England
    I'm so glad I came across this jam. I remember once I searched for experts to [url=https://masteressaywriters.co.uk/write-my-essay-online]do my university essay UK[/url] based, they indeed got me through the first year with countless fascinating ideas around my essays. But through that, I stumbled upon this jam and have been humming it ever since.

    I'm so glad I came across this jam. I remember once I searched for experts to do my university essay UK based, they indeed got me through the first year with countless fascinating ideas around my essays. But through that, I stumbled upon this jam and have been humming it ever since.

  • lizieth
    lizieth HK
    Thank you for sharing the lyrics to the Atlantic album. I totally related to most of the songs especially the song “How Much Longer Can We Bend?”. Every time I hear the part “How long can we live with our mistakes?” or “How much longer can we bend before we break?” really gets me. I listen to this when I play wild rift and all that. I like listening to music when I play games because it kinds of lets me focus. --- https://lolwildrift.io/

    Thank you for sharing the lyrics to the Atlantic album. I totally related to most of the songs especially the song “How Much Longer Can We Bend?”. Every time I hear the part “How long can we live with our mistakes?” or “How much longer can we bend before we break?” really gets me. I listen to this when I play wild rift and all that. I like listening to music when I play games because it kinds of lets me focus.
    --- https://lolwildrift.io/

  • shawn kemp
    shawn kemp
    May I just say what a relief to discover an individual who genuinely knows what they are discussing online. You actually understand how to bring an issue to light and make it important. do my paper for me A lot more people really need to check this out and understand this side of your story. It's surprising you're not more popular since you definitely possess the gift

    May I just say what a relief to discover an individual who genuinely knows what they are discussing online. You actually understand how to bring an issue to light and make it important. do my paper for me A lot more people really need to check this out and understand this side of your story. It's surprising you're not more popular since you definitely possess the gift

  • anusha
    anusha uk
    We are moving away from table-only sites to CSS sites because they are reusable, accessible, and can significantly reduce file sizes. This allows you to have more control over the appearance of your website. There are various CSS resources that you can use, therefore knowing that CSS is invaluable in [url=https://www.thexpertz.com/]web design[/url].

    We are moving away from table-only sites to CSS sites because they are reusable, accessible, and can significantly reduce file sizes. This allows you to have more control over the appearance of your website. There are various CSS resources that you can use, therefore knowing that CSS is invaluable in web design.

  • app
    app uk
    Bei der Auswahl eines Domainnamens ist es wichtig, kreativ zu sein. Ein großer Teil des Webdesigns besteht darin, eine gute Website mit Themenüberschriften zu haben. Wenn Sie einen eingängigen, relevanten Namen haben, werden sich die Leute genauso an Ihre Website erinnern wie an jedes Designmerkmal. Gehen Sie nicht davon aus [url=https://schuja.com/app-entwicklung/]app agentur[/url], dass ein Name kein wichtiges Merkmal ist.

    Bei der Auswahl eines Domainnamens ist es wichtig, kreativ zu sein. Ein großer Teil des Webdesigns besteht darin, eine gute Website mit Themenüberschriften zu haben. Wenn Sie einen eingängigen, relevanten Namen haben, werden sich die Leute genauso an Ihre Website erinnern wie an jedes Designmerkmal. Gehen Sie nicht davon aus app agentur, dass ein Name kein wichtiges Merkmal ist.

  • Ali
    Ali Dubai
    In such cases web help understudies a ton and drove them some assistance so they can in actuality discover any task making master and talk with first class Essay Writing Service accessible to them. By drawing closer to the customer association staff part working in best task causing association and say to make my creation for me they will get the plans of their clever endeavors a few hours. It really helps them with presenting the scholarly endeavors before the accommodation date and it assists them with drifting through the courses unequivocally. [url=https://www.cleanandshine.ae/]cleaning services abu dhabi [/url]

    In such cases web help understudies a ton and drove them some assistance so they can in actuality discover any task making master and talk with first class Essay Writing Service accessible to them. By drawing closer to the customer association staff part working in best task causing association and say to make my creation for me they will get the plans of their clever endeavors a few hours. It really helps them with presenting the scholarly endeavors before the accommodation date and it assists them with drifting through the courses unequivocally.
    cleaning services abu dhabi

  • anusha
    anusha uk
    Mit WordPress haben Sie viele Optionen in Themen, so dass Sie ein sehr gut aussehendes Blog haben können. Nehmen Sie sich viel Zeit, um alle Ihre Entscheidungen zu treffen, damit Sie genau die richtige auswählen können, die Ihrem Stil und [url=https://www.wp-webdesign.de/]Webdesign Wordpress [/url]Thema entspricht. Wählen Sie für ein wirklich einzigartiges Thema ein Premium-Thema aus. Dies wird dem Blog wirklich helfen, sich von der Masse abzuheben.

    Mit WordPress haben Sie viele Optionen in Themen, so dass Sie ein sehr gut aussehendes Blog haben können. Nehmen Sie sich viel Zeit, um alle Ihre Entscheidungen zu treffen, damit Sie genau die richtige auswählen können, die Ihrem Stil und Webdesign Wordpress Thema entspricht. Wählen Sie für ein wirklich einzigartiges Thema ein Premium-Thema aus. Dies wird dem Blog wirklich helfen, sich von der Masse abzuheben.

  • pcr
    pcr ie
    Keeping your weight on the right diet does more than make you feel good, it has also been shown to reduce the risk of cancer [url=https://24doc.ie/]PCR Test Dublin[/url]. A healthy lifestyle that includes enough water, fresh vegetables and fruits and 30 minutes a day of healthy exercise will not only help protect you from cancer, but it will help you live your best life.

    Keeping your weight on the right diet does more than make you feel good, it has also been shown to reduce the risk of cancer PCR Test Dublin. A healthy lifestyle that includes enough water, fresh vegetables and fruits and 30 minutes a day of healthy exercise will not only help protect you from cancer, but it will help you live your best life.

  • jill
    jill usa
    This is extremely amazing Sing A Song Boys, Written by Ben Glover & Neilson Hubbard. The lyrics are wonderful and the words used the lines are very beautifully written. Regards [url=https://assignmentwritingservice.ae/write-my-cipd-assignments]cipd service Dubai[/url]

    This is extremely amazing Sing A Song Boys, Written by Ben Glover & Neilson Hubbard. The lyrics are wonderful and the words used the lines are very beautifully written. Regards cipd service Dubai

  • shawn kemp
    shawn kemp
    I believe this will help your website become more organized because you have decided to set a part on this site for the inquiries regarding tax and as well as the helpful discussions. To be honest, this is one of the few sites that are doing this kind of strategy. Also, I think that this will not only benefit your clients writing help uk or the potential ones but you most especially because you will be able to see the questions easier.

    I believe this will help your website become more organized because you have decided to set a part on this site for the inquiries regarding tax and as well as the helpful discussions. To be honest, this is one of the few sites that are doing this kind of strategy. Also, I think that this will not only benefit your clients writing help uk or the potential ones but you most especially because you will be able to see the questions easier.

  • anusha
    anusha uk
    Don't neglect to cascade style sheets. Using a style sheet makes it easy to give all pages of your site the same look and feel [url=https://digiworld.ie/services/web-development-services/]Web development services Ireland [/url]. It also reduces the size of the page file as the CSS file is accessed once on the server and then from the user's local cache.

    Don't neglect to cascade style sheets. Using a style sheet makes it easy to give all pages of your site the same look and feel Web development services Ireland . It also reduces the size of the page file as the CSS file is accessed once on the server and then from the user's local cache.

  • White
    White Parke
    google

    google

  • White
    White Parke
    [url=https://www.google.com]google[/url]
  • shawn kemp
    shawn kemp
    I will always let you and your words become part of my day because you never know how much you make my day happier and more complete. There are even times when I feel so down but I will feel better right after checking your blogs. You have made me feel so good about myself all the time and please know that I do assignment writing help appreciate everything that you have

    I will always let you and your words become part of my day because you never know how much you make my day happier and more complete. There are even times when I feel so down but I will feel better right after checking your blogs. You have made me feel so good about myself all the time and please know that I do assignment writing help appreciate everything that you have

  • shawn kemp
    shawn kemp
    It was a very good post indeed. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it in my lunch time. Will surely come and visit this blog more often. Thanks for sharing. There are so many fun and exciting things to do and assignment writing services experiences around the world that assignment writing services I thought I ‘d put together a list of favorite things to do for all travelers.

    It was a very good post indeed. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it in my lunch time. Will surely come and visit this blog more often. Thanks for sharing. There are so many fun and exciting things to do and assignment writing services experiences around the world that assignment writing services I thought I ‘d put together a list of favorite things to do for all travelers.

Add comment