Levellers
Nick Burbridge The Boatman cover

The Boatman
by (Feat. Nick Burbridge)
Lyrics and Meaning


Released
July 28, 2017
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Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
If I could choose the life I pleased
Then I would be a boatman
Along the canals and the rivers free
No hasty words are spoken
My only law the river breeze
Would take me to the open seas
If I could choose the life I pleased
Then I would be a boatman
Verse 2
If I could choose the life I pleased
Then I would be a rover
And if the road was not for me
Then I would choose another
Across mountains and valleys deep
I would take these weary feet
If I could choose the life I pleased
Then I would be a rover
Verse 3
But these things are so hard for me
I cannot choose my own destiny
And all the things that I want to see
Are so unclean
Verse 4
I wish I could choose the life I please
But I am not a free man
Others choose my destiny
But my will is never broken
I know someday I will be
Everything that I dreamed I'd be
If I could choose the life I pleased
Then I would be a boatman

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