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Down by the Seaside

written by Robert Plant & Jimmy Page
from Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin

Lyrics

Robert: Down by the seaside
Tori: seaside
Robert: see them boats go sailin
Robert: Can the people hear
Tori: people hear, yes
Robert: What the little fish are sayin

Robert: Down in the city streets
Tori: in city streets
Robert: See all the folk go racin
Tori: racin
Robert: No time left
Tori: left to
Robert: To pass the time of day, yeah

Robert: People turned away
Tori: people turned away
Robert: People turned away
Tori: people turned away

Robert: Out in the country
Tori: in the country
Robert: Hear the people singig
Tori: singing
Robert: Sing about the golden
Tori: singing
Robert: Knowin where they're goin, oh yeah, oh yeah

Robert: People turned away
Tori: people turned away
Robert: People turned away
Tori: people turned away

Tori: hey, I'm only sinking
I'm only sinking, yeah, yeah
I'm only
I'm only sinking
I'm only, who, you
I'm only sinking
I'm only sinking

Robert: Can you still do the twist
Do you find you remember things that well
Some folk twistin every day
Tori: twisting every day
Robert: Sometimes it's awful hard to tell
Tori: sometimes it's awful hard to tell
Robert: Yes it is, yes it is
Yes it is, oh yeah

Robert: Sing loud for the sunshine
Tori: loud for sunshine
Robert: Pray hard for the rain
Tori: for rain, yeah
Robert: Show your love for Lady nature
Tori:show your love
Robert: She will come back again, yes she will


Tori Quotes

Obviously, working with Robert was a hoot. I almost wore my confirmation dress just for old time's sake. [Encomium CD booklet]


Tori Amos on "Down by the Seaside"
Encomium (1994)




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