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Song lyrics interpretation: EJ "Madman Across the Water"
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Old 12th May 2004, 04:44 PM   #1
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Song lyrics interpretation: EJ "Madman Across the Water"
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There seems to be some confusion as to what or to whom these lyrics are directed.

Does anyone have insight?

Any articles to back it up?

I appreciate your time,

Cal

Madman Across The Water

Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Bernie Taupin
Available on the album Madman Across The Water
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I can see very well
There's a boat on the reef with a broken back
And I can see it very well
There's a joke and I know it very well
It's one of those that I told you long ago
Take my word I'm a madman don't you know
Once a fool had a good part in the play
If it's so would I still be here today
It's quite peculiar in a funny sort of way
They think it's very funny everything I say
Get a load of him, he's so insane
You better get your coat dear
It looks like rain
We'll come again next Thursday afternoon
The In-laws hope they'll see you very soon
But is it in your conscience that you're after
Another glimpse of the madman across the water
I can see very well
There's a boat on the reef with a broken back
And I can see it very well
There's a joke and I know it very well
It's one of those that I told you long ago
Take my word I'm a madman don't you know
The ground's a long way down but I need more
Is the nightmare black
or are the windows painted
Will they come again next week
Can my mind really take it
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