Chariot Lyrics by Gavin Degraw


Gavin Degraw Lyrics

Chariot Lyrics
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Staring at a maple leaf
Leaning on the mother tree
I said to myself we all lost touch
Your favorite fruit is chocolate covered cherries
And seedless watermelon ohhhh
Nothing from the ground is good enough
Body rised
It puts over me


[Chorus:]
Oh chariot your golden waves
are walking down upon this face
Oh chariot I'm singing out loud
To guide me
Give me your...
Strength

Remember seeking moons rebirth
Rains made mirrors of the earth
The sun was just yellow energy
It is a living promise land
Even over fields of sand
Seasons fill my mind and
Cover me
From bringing back
More than a memory

[Chorus]


You'll be my vacation away from this place
You know what I want
Holding that cup,
It's pouring over the sides
Make me wanna spread my arms and fly

[Chorus]

Chariot Info:

• The song is about the overwhelming feeling Gavin felt when he moved to New York from his rural hometown

• The single was released on March 1st, 2005, was certified platinum by the RIAA, written by Gavin Degraw, and peaked at #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart

• The music video for 'Chariot' was directed by Zach Braff, and stars Donald Faison from the TV show 'Scrubs'

• According to Gavin, 'Chariot' is a metaphorical vehicle for getting to a place in your mind that is a more broken down and laid back.




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