Heroine

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Lou Reed

Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (born March 2, 1942) is an American rock musician, songwriter, and photographer. He is best known as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, and for his solo career, which has spanned several decades. Though the Velvet Underground were a comme… more »

The heroine stood up on the deck
The ship was out of control 
The bow was being ripped to shreds 
Men were fighting down below 
The sea had pummeled the boat for so long
That they knew nothing but fear

And the baby's in the box, he thinks the door is locked 
The sea is in a state, the baby learns to wait
For the heroine, ooohh for the heroine  Locked in his defense, he waits for the heroine 

The mast is cracking as he waves are slapping  Sailors roll across the deck
And when they thought none was looking 
They would cut a weaker man's neck
 While the heroine dressed in a virgin white dress  Tried to steer the mighty ship
But the raging storm wouldn't hear of it
They were in for a long trip

Baby's in the box, he thinks the door is locked 
He finds it hard to breathe, drawing in the sea
And where's the heroine to fire off the gun
To calm the raging seas and let herself be seized by the

Baby in the box, he thinks the door is locked 
The woman has the keys
But there is no moment she can seize 
Here's to the heroine, who transcends all the men
Who are locked inside the box
Will the lady let them out
 Ooohh the heroine, ooohh the heroine  Strapped to the mast, the pale ascendant heroine

Written by: LOU REED

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