10cc Channel Swimmer Lyrics

The Original Soundtrack Track Listing
Digital Media 1
  • 1 Une nuit à Paris: 1. One Night in Paris / 2. The Same Night in Paris / 3. Later the Same Night in Paris
  • 2 I’m Not in Love
  • 3 Blackmail
  • 4 Channel Swimmer
  • 5 Brand New Day
  • 6 Flying Junk
  • 7 Life Is a Minestrone
  • 8 The Film of My Love
  • 9 Good News
  • Well it's cold down here in the water
    It's cold down here in the sea
    Who'd be a channel swimmer?
    Only a fool like me

    I've greased my body
    And I'm heading over the ocean
    These two arms are the only locomotion
    I need

    See me swim and see me float
    I don't need no motorboat
    Or a yacht to get me there

    I'll do the breaststroke
    And the backstroke

    I'll do anything
    I'll be swimming when you're all asleep
    I'll be swimming when you're all awake
    I'll do the sidestroke

    The other sidestroke
    I'll do the butterfly
    But I ain't gonna crawl
    On back to you, no way

    I see your face in every breaker
    I see your smile across the reef
    I came across the sea to take you
    Don't make me out to be a thief

    You'll be dreaming when you're all asleep
    But I'll be drowning when you're all awake

    I did the breaststroke
    I did my best stroke
    I did everything
    But I ain't good enough

    'Cause it's cold down here in the water
    It's cold down here in the sea
    Who'd be a channel swimmer?
    Only a fool like me

    Who'd be a channel swimmer?
    Only a fool like me...
    Would forget he can't swim

    Written by: Kevin Godley, Graham Gouldman
    Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, SCHUBERT MUSIC PUBLISHING INC.

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