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Long way to the light


by The Waterboys. Buy album CD: Other Songs A - S


I'm sitting in my bedroom
overlooking Findhorn Bay
Cluny Hill ion the distance
summer on the way
Blue skies and sailing boats
like a picture in a book
I can't believe I got here
or how long it took

Living one step at a time
putting one foot in front of the other
it sure feels right
Healing on my mind
been a long way
been a long way to the light

I'd made it to Manhattan
built myself a nest
I meant to get right back to doing
exactly what I do best:
Pluggin in an electric guitar,
leading a band
Well, if you want to give God a laugh
- tell him your plans!

Summer in the city
wilting in the heat
buzzing up and down to Bearsville
and back to Hudson Street
I learned meditation
and how to visualise -
just breathing, being still
never felt more alive!

Living one step at a time...

I spent the fall in transit
circling the moon
like a cat on a hot tin roof
like a fiddle without a tune
I found what I was searching for
in Mrs Caddy's book
I had to go there straightaway
have myself a look

I flew back to Scotland
anticipation in my bones
the old country welcoming me
like a prodigal coming home
I knelt and kissed the tarmac
in the wild atlantic rain
felt the fiery gaelic blood
rising in my veins

Living one step at a time...

I spent the night in Glasgow
flew to Inverness
I found the Place and at the first
I was not impressed
Nobody said hello
the faces left me cold
Back then how was I to know
all that would unfold?

I entered thje Sanctuary
- heard the vioce of a girl
sending out a circle of light
clear across the world
I shuddered in the Power
like a seedling in a storm
I've been travelling to this place
since the moment I was born

Flew back to New York City
singing the big city blues
the sand of Findhorn Bay
still clingin to my shoes
I tried to re-start my life
but the life I knew was gone
I had to let go everything
but that's another song!

Living one step at a time...

So I'm sitting in my bedroom
overlooking Findhorn Bay
Cluny Hill in the distance
summer on the way
I'm watching sailing boats
bobbing to and fro
- time to hit the road
the only way I know...

Living one step at a time...



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  1. A golden age
  2. A Pagan Place
  3. A song for the life
  4. Ahead down the highway
  5. All my way ireland
  6. All the boys love carrie
  7. Anatomy of a love affair
  8. Bang On The Ear
  9. Barely out of teenage
  10. Beatles' medley
  11. Behold the sea
  12. Big lover
  13. Billy sparks
  14. Bleecker street
  15. Blowing in the wind
  16. Blues is my business
  17. Born to be together
  18. Bring 'em all in
  19. Buckets of rain
  20. Burlington Bertie & Accrington Stanley
  21. Bury my heart
  22. Calling back my spirit
  23. Careful with that melletron, eugene
  24. Cathy
  25. Come live with me
  26. Coming in to harbour
  27. Crown
  28. Custer's blues
  29. Dancing barefoot
  30. Down Through The Dark Streets
  31. Drunken head blues
  32. Dumbing down the world
  33. Everlasting arms
  34. Experience week song
  35. Father
  36. Forever young
  37. Further Up Further In (instrumental)
  38. Girl from the north country
  39. Going back to glasters
  40. Going to paris
  41. Gulf crisis lullaby
  42. Heaven gets closer every day
  43. Higher bound
  44. His word is not his bond
  45. How many songs till i get home
  46. I ain't gonna work on maggie's farm no more
  47. I know she's in the building
  48. I'll be your baby tonight
  49. I'm so lonesome i could cry
  50. I've been in the storm for you
  51. In Search for a Rose
  52. Iona song
  53. Is she conscious
  54. Isis
  55. It's All Gone
  56. Kaliope House
  57. Karma
  58. Killing my heart
  59. King electric
  60. King of london
  61. Kiss the wind
  62. Late train to heaven
  63. Learning to love him
  64. Let it happen
  65. Let it loose
  66. License To Kill
  67. Long way to the light
  68. Lost highway
  69. Love that kills
  70. Lucky day bad advice
  71. Malediction
  72. Manifesto
  73. Martin decent
  74. Mister fox
  75. Mister powers
  76. Mother cluny
  77. My Love Is My Rock In The Weary Land
  78. Nectar (7 days)
  79. Night falls on london
  80. Nobody 'cept you
  81. Oh shenandoah
  82. One of many rescuers
  83. Only heroes live forever
  84. Out of control
  85. Peace Of Iona
  86. Personal
  87. Prince medley
  88. Questions
  89. Rags
  90. Ready for the monkey house
  91. Rock in the weary land
  92. Seaweed shovelling song
  93. Some of my best friends are trains
  94. Something fantastic
  95. Something That Is Gone
  96. Song of the mermaid
  97. Song of the open road
  98. Sonny Sailor Boy (live)
  99. Sunny sailor boy
  100. Sympathy for david icke

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