Washing Of The Water (Peter Gabriel)
 

Intro: ------ River, river, carry me on C Living river, carry me on C River, river, carry me on F/C C To the place where I come from Bb/C C Verse: ------ So deep, so wide, will you take me on your back for a ride C F/D C/E F C If I should fall, would you swallow me deep inside C G/B Am F C River, show me how to float, I feel like I'm sinking down C F/D G/B C F C Thought that I could get along Am/C C Em/B G/B F C Chorus: ------- But here in this water, my feet won't touch the ground C Am/F D/Gb Fmaj7/G Dm/G C I need something to turn myself around C Am/F D/Gb Fmaj7/G Dm/G C [verse] Going away, away toward the sea River deep, can you lift up and carry me Oh roll on through the heartland 'Til the sun has left the sky River, river, carry me high [chorus] 'Til the washing of the water, make it all alright Let your waters reach me, like she reached me tonight Bridge: ------- Letting go, it's so hard, the way it's hurting now Am C/G Fmaj7 To get this love untied D/Gb E/Ab Am So tough to stay with this thing, cos if I follow through C/G Fmaj7 I face what I denied D/Gb E/Ab Am I'll get those hooks out of me C/G And I'll take out the hooks that I sunk deep in your side Fmaj7 D/Gb E/Ab Am Kill that fear of emptiness, that loneliness I hide C/G Fmaj7 C [chorus] River, oh river, river running deep Bring me something that will let me get to sleep In the washing of the water will you take it all away Bring me something to take this pain away --
 

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