Mother Silverlake Lyrics & Guitar Tab

I am a summer on an English lake
Full of sorrow, full of grace
Yeah, I remember in a childhood dream, yeah
Just want my mother looking down and watching over me, whoa

I just want my mother smiling over me
Hey, hey, hey
Winter season turns to rain
Winter season turns to rain
Winter season turns to rain
Winter season turns to rain

I’m not bad
I just want
To be loved

I believe, I believe, I believe
That we will meet again
Just know there’s a reason to love life again, oh

Ever since I was young, I’ve been trying to communicate
It’s just my words, they just came out way too late
Just out of reach, a parting of the waves
A summer breeze that’s full of want and full of ache

There is nothing here to be gained
No one sitting here will be saved

Winter season turns to rain
Winter season turns to rain
Winter season turns to rain
Winter season turns to rain

Am I bad
To just want
To be loved?

I believe, I believe, I believe
That we will meet again
Just know there’s a reason to love again, hey
I believe, I believe, I believe
That we will meet again
Just a feeling to reason to love again, oh


Tablature by Nick Yates.

The tabs are designed so that you can strum along to Doves tracks. The tabs may not reflect exactly how Doves play the songs as some of the recordings are detuned and they are designed so that you don’t have to be Jez or play a right-handed guitar upside down to enjoy them!

We invite you to submit any corrections where necessary. Click on the tabs to see the full size sheets that you can also download if you wish.