What does My Father's Eyes mean?

Search Login

Eric Clapton: My Father's Eyes Meaning

Tagged: Family | Dads | Eyes [suggest]

Song Released: 1998


My Father's Eyes Lyrics

Sailing down behind the sun,
Waiting for my prince to come.
Praying for the healing rain
To restore my soul again.

Just a toerag on the run.
How did I get here?
What have I done?
When will all my hopes arise?
How will I know...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 12th, 2016 6:35am report


    Sailing down behind the sun,
    Waiting for my prince to come.
    Praying for the healing rain
    To restore my soul again.

    Just a toerag on the run.
    How did I get here?
    What have I done?
    When will all my hopes arise?
    How will I know him?
    When I look in my father's eyes.
    My father's eyes.
    When I look in my father's eyes.
    My father's eyes.

    Then the light begins to shine
    And I hear those ancient lullabies.
    And as I watch this seedling grow,
    Feel my heart start to overflow.

    Where do I find the words to say?
    How do I teach him?
    What do we play?
    Bit by bit, I've realized
    That's when I need them,
    That's when I need my father's eyes.
    My father's eyes.
    That's when I need my father's eyes.
    My father's eyes.

    Then the jagged edge appears
    Through the distant clouds of tears.
    I'm like a bridge that was washed away;
    My foundations were made of clay.

    As my soul slides down to die.
    How could I lose him?
    What did I try?
    Bit by bit, I've realized
    That he was here with me;
    I looked into my father's eyes.
    My father's eyes.
    I looked into my father's eyes.
    My father's eyes.

    My father's eyes.
    My father's eyes.
    I looked into my father's eyes.
    My father's eyes.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Feb 1st, 2012 2:49am report


    Well, shoot, my ietnrnet connection kept freezing on me when I selected to comment.Didn’t realize the first one went through. Feel free to delete 2 of these comments.




More Eric Clapton song meanings ยป


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Death of a Hero anonymous
Everything I Didn't Say anonymous
We Made It anonymous
Too Young anonymous
Radio/Video anonymous
Take It Off anonymous
Walking In The Wind anonymous
You Found Me anonymous
Lost Stars anonymous
Shoot Love anonymous
Can't Stop anonymous
Don't Know Nothing anonymous
Goodnight Goodnight anonymous
In the Closet anonymous
Worth It anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

We Belong To Each Other
Garth Brooks
Superman
Keith Urban
Happy Anywhere
Blake Shelton
Happy Does
Kenny Chesney
All Of The Boys
Caroline Jones
Good Times Roll
Jimmie Allen
Y'allsome
Pryor & Lee
Man Of The Year
Juice WRLD