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The Who Drowned Lyrics

Last updated: 03/17/2014 05:44:08 PM

There are men high up there fishing,
Haven't seen quite enough of the world,
I ain't seen a sign of my heroes,
And I'm still diving down for pearls.

Let me flow into the ocean,
Let me get back to the sea.
Let me be stormy and let me be calm,
Let the tide in, and set me free.

I'm flowing under bridges,
Then flying through the sky,
I'm travelling down cold metal
Just a tear in baby's eye.

Let me flow into the ocean
Let me get back to the sea
Let me be stormy and let me be calm
Let the tide in, come set me free.

I am not the actor
This can't be the scene
But I am in the water,
As far as I can see...

I'm remembering distant memories
Recalling other names.
Rippling over canyons,
And boiling in the train.

Let me etc.

I wanna drown
In cold water

Thanks to Sarah for submitting Drowned Lyrics.

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Every Single Time | Reviewer: Brian L. | 3/17/14

My eyes well up wit hotheads every single tim I hear this song, which is not really true of any other Who song, not even Love Reign O'ver Me. this is one of the greatest songs of all time. Thank you Keith.

Awesome masterpiece | Reviewer: Anonymous | 2/22/09

Drowned is one of my favorite Who songs. The merging of Roger Daltrey's voice with the instruments of the band is amazing. The song is an overlooked gem. Most of the stuff churned out by today's rock bands isn't even in the same league. Music has declined so much over the last several decades. It's sad.

Played at a funeral | Reviewer: Chris A | 1/1/09

This song was played at a funeral for a friend of mine recently. He had requested that a version of it performed by Pete Townsend at the Secret Policeman's Ball be seen by those who attended. I have to say that it was quite moving and the imagery of the ocean water taking many forms -- flying through the sky, traveling down cold metal, a tear in a baby's eye, rippling over canyons, and boiling in the train -- seemed a moving and wonderful expression of the devine.

The Who are kings of rock, and Drowned is a jewel in the masterpiece Quadrophenia.

i'm the first sweet | Reviewer: todd | 7/11/08

I can't believe no one has written a comment about this song oin here yet, I guess I'll take the crown for the first. This a great song,one of the best from the Quadrophenia album, the lyrics & sound is nothing short of brilliance. There is one more line thats missing at the end of the song it goes "I wanna drown, In cold water".