Muddy Water (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)

Mary, grab the baby, the river's rising Muddy water taking back the land The old-frame house, she can't take-a one more beating Ain't no use to stay and make a stand Well the morning light shows water in the valley Daddy's grave just went below the line Things to say, you just can't take em with ya This flood will swallow all you've left behind Won't be back to start all over Cause what I felt before is gone Mary, take the child, the river's rising Muddy water taking back my home The road is gone, there's just one way to leave here Turn my back on what I've left below Shifting land, broken farms around me Muddy water's changing all I know It's hard to say just what I'm losing Ain't never felt so all alone Mary, take the child, the river's rising Muddy water taking back my home Won't be back to start all over Cause what I felt before is gone Mary, take the child, the river's rising Muddy water's changing all I know Muddy water's changing all I know Lord, this muddy water is taking back my home