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​The House And The Sea

This song is by Iron & Wine.

There is a house by the sea
Two jealous sisters, they're waiting for me
And one is laid on the floor
And one is changing the locks on the doors

And I've been buying the time on my knees
And I've been selling their blankets to bleed

Around the house by the sea
The scent of roses and raspberry leaves
And there is smoke in my clothes
Too much time with just smoke in my nose

I've been making the meaning they lack
And I've been burning that book, they come back too

There is a house by the sea
And an ocean between it and me
And like the shape of a wave
The jealous sisters will sing on my grave

And I've been living to run where they've lived
And I've been dying to rise from their bed
But I've been sparing my neck from their chain

And they've been changing the sound of my name
And I've been swimming to them in my sleep
But I've been dreaming our love and our freedom

Written by:

David Coverdale; Ian Paice; Jon Lord; Richard Blackmore