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Tidal Wave lyrics

Tidal Wave is featured as the twelveth track on the album Ocean Eyes. It has a duration of 3:10.


I wish I could cross my arms, and cross your mind.
'Cause I believe, you'd unfold your paper heart and wear it on your sleeve.

All my life I wish I broke mirrors, instead of promises.
'Cause all I see, is a shattered conscience staring right back at me.

I wish I had covered all my tracks completely.
'Cause I'm so afraid, is that the light at the far end of the tunnel or just the train?

Lift your arms only heaven knows, where the danger grows.
And it's safe to say, there's a bright light up ahead and help is on the way.

(Help is on the way. Help is on the way. Help is on the way.)

Help is on the way.
I forget the last time I felt brave, I just recall insecurity.
'Cause it came down like a tidal wave,
And sorrow swept over me.

Deppression please cut to the chase, and cut a long story short.
Oh, please be done. How much longer can this drama afford to run?

Fate looks sharp, severes all my ties.
And breaks whatever doesn't bend.
But sadly then, all my heavy hopes just pull me back down again.

(Back down again. (x7) )

I forget the last time I felt brave, I just recall insecurity.
'Cause it came down like a tidal wave,
And sorrow swept over me.
Then I was given grace and love, I was blind but now I can see.
'Cause I've found a new hope from above, and courage swept over me.

It hurts just to wake up, whenever you're wearing thin.
Alone on the outside, so tired of looking in.
The end is uncertain, and I've never been so afraid.
But I don't need a telescope to see that there's hope,
And that makes me feel brave.



He talks of Can't Live Without You as, "Tidal Wave part two", where Tidal Wave's themes work on the ideas of his own, "...inadequacies and flaws, just as a human." and that he can, "..only find true fulfilment in God."

This is heard in the lyrics,

'When I'm hit like a hook to the jaw in a tidal fight
I'm down and I'm knocked out cold, you know.
And with my heart broke apart like a wreck in a shallow tide
Yeah, I've never felt this low.'

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