Strip Away

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STRIP AWAY is very autobiographical. It speaks of a time when I couldn't seem to capture the kind of romantic relationship I believed possible. It's a prayer and plea to "Strip Away these vines that bind our hearts" to find the "pool of love - deep inside" that lives within each of us.

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STRIP AWAY
(Pamela Polland)

I think I know what I'm doing
I think I know what I'm doing
I think I know what I'm doing with you.........

In matters of Love, I like to play fastball,
Not that it's always been good for me;
I've gone for the fast climb, suffered the fast fall,
How I remain standing is complete mystery.

And when we strip away these vines around our hearts
We'll find a pool of love - deep inside -
Come on, let's strip away - let's find a cleaner start -
Strip away !

I know what I want, you fit the description,
Now it's a question of wait or pursue:
I know what I need, you fill the prescription,
Now I'm left with the rush of attraction to you.

(CHORUS)

I think I know what I'm doing
I think I know what I'm doing (Total 6x)
I think I know what I'm doing with you..........

I don't want to stretch, I don't want to slow down,
I'm pulled by desire and I don't want to wait:
If Love is like quicksand, together we'll go down,
Holding on to each other we'll make our escape.

(CHORUS 2x)

I think I know what I'm doing
I think I know what I'm doing
I think I know......................................

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from Heart of The World, released January 1, 1995

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Pamela Polland Kula, Hawaii

An award-winning singer/songwriter, Pamela has three albums on Columbia and Epic as well as three more independently released albums to her credit, and two gold records. She has performed and recorded with Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Loggins, Ry Cooder, Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, Jackson Browne, Van Morrison, and many others. Her songs have been recorded by Linda Ronstadt, The Byrds, Helen Reddy, et al. ... more

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