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Seagulls Lyrics

Artist: Great Big Sea
Album: Play

(written by Bob Hallett)

She left St.John's one day in May
Dressed in her Sunday best
A kind man sat beside her
While she cried her way out West

She moved in with her cousin
Found a job down in the mall
Her friends at home were jealous
Said they'd see her in the fall

CHORUS:
You know that she wants to try, never lets you see her cry
You know that she wants to try, she's got seagulls in her eyes

The people here seem really nice
But the winter's way too long
New friends, they don't understand
Her mother wrote "be strong"

She made some decent money
Yeah, but nothing comes for free
The windy street, just can't compete
With the sky, the rocks and sea

CHORUS

Her parents came at Easter-time
They wanted her to stay
But she went and got a panel van
And moved home on her birthday

The girls in town all said,
"Couldn't make it on your own..."
Now the sky's a little smaller
And it doesn't seem like home

CHORUS (x2)

She's got seagulls in her eyes

Comments/Interpretations

by Leah on 8/6/2009 1:56pm
It's not:
Her mother wrote "be strong"
It's:
They just tell her "to be strong"

Also, it's not:
The windy streets, just can't compete
It's:
The busy streets, just don't compete








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