• Artist: Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters
  • Title: Canal Road
  • Genre: Folk
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/3/2013
  • Lyric themes: Weather, Truth Honesty, Determination, Sentimental, Hope, Devotion
  • Lyrics: IT’S MIDNIGHT DOWN ON CANAL ROADAND THE MOONLIGHT STREAKS ACROSS THE BAYIT’S JUST YOU AND ME AND THE FISHES BABYAND THE WAVES’ SLAP AND THE SMELL OF THE SPRAYWE’RE TALKIN’ ‘BOUT THE WEATHER WHILE WE’RE STANDIN’ IN THE RAINAND I GOT THIS SUDDEN URGE TO HOLD YOUR HAND AGAINWE’RE GAZING OUT ACROSS THE WATERLISTENING TO THE BREEZEYOU SAY THERE’S NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENTWELL HERE WE ARE AND I AGREEAND WITH MY MIND BELOW YOUR WAISTLINE THOUGH I SWEAR I STILL LOVE YOU FOR YOUR BRAINI GOT THIS SUDDEN URGE TO HOLD YOUR HAND AGAINTHERE ARE QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED SUCH THINGS GO HAND IN GLOVEWITH THE SEARCH FOR A PERFECT WORLDSTRAIGHT TEETH AND PERFECT LOVEBUT ONE ANSWER THAT IS GLARINGLY AND OH SO SIMPLY PLAINIS THIS SUDDEN URGE TO HOLD YOUR HAND AGAINNOW I DON’T HOLD ALL THE CARDS I’VE DRAWN AND I AIN’T AFRAID OF TEARSBUT I KNOW THAT I HAVE FOUND REAL LOVE ACROSS THESE PRECIOUS YEARSAND THROUGH ALL THE QUESTIONS I HAVE ASKED ONE ANSWER STILL REMAINSIT’S THE ABIDING URGE TO HOLD YOUR HAND AGAINSAY IF TIME IS LIKE THAT RIVER BABYAND LOVE IS LIKE THE SEATHEN ALL THIS RAIN SHOULD WASH US CLEAN AWAYAND SET OUR SPIRITS FREEAND WHETHER STANDING ON A DESERT SHORE OR PADDLING IN THE SEINEI’LL NEVER LOSE THIS URGE TO HOLD YOUR HAND AGAINI’LL NEVER LOSE THIS URGE TO HOLD YOUR HAND AGAIN
  • Keywords: simple, acoustic, gentle, Heartfelt, Organic

About Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

Leichhardt, New South Wales Australia

Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

“A literate songwriter, in the tradition of Texas troubadours Joe Ely, James McMurtry & Robert Earl Keen, whose vignettes come alive with recognisable characters & familiar backdrops, Mark has pulled out all stops here to produce his strongest and most accessible album yet".
- Kim Cheshire, Country Update Magazine


mark lucas & the dead setters

In 2011 with half a dozen albums under his belt & a new studio album with long-time collaborators, the Dead Setters, hitting ...

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