Plant, Robert - Ship Of Fools Lyrics

On waves of love my heart is breaking
And stranger still my self control I can't rely on anymore
New tides surprise - my world it's changing
Within this frame an ocean swells - behind this smile I know it well

Beneath a lover's moon I'm waiting
I am the pilot of the storm - adrift in pleasure I may drown
I built this ship - it is my making
And furthermore my self control I can't rely on anymore
I know why - I know why
Crazy on a ship of fools
Crazy on a ship of fools
Turn this boat around - back to my loving ground

Who claims that no man is an island
While I land up in jeopardy - more distant from you by degrees
I walk this shore in isolation
And at my feet eternity draws ever sweeter plans for me
I know why - I know why
Crazy on a ship of fools
Crazy on a ship of fools
Turn this boat around - back to my loving ground
Oh no, oh no - ship of fools --

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Plant, Robert Ship Of Fools Comments
  1. Sasquatch

    I always liked that Zeppelin wasn't spewing a bunch of fucking politics.I get so sick of all of the dickheads that do.

  2. Jackie371

    Loved his '80's love songs!

  3. John Eltringham

    Finally trys make music that's his not blues rip offs

  4. Thomas Woody

    Sounds like great white

  5. SoulR3ap3r

    I like to hear him sing stair way to heaven, man he would be spot on with the voice.

  6. Elizabeth piccolo

    I was half watching an old black and white movie one night, and I realized I was singing along with this song, and freaked for a minute

  7. Alexandr Patrakhov


  8. Gregory Maccarella

    I also have to say this song is one of his greatest vocal pieces of work

  9. Gregory Maccarella

    What a great song and album

  10. Ken Holley


  11. Edwin Crain

    This song changed my life.

  12. Chera Center


  13. Shon Hall

    One of the best songs ever created. Too bad Robert Plant has become a Leftist in "Liberal Ship of Fools".

  14. Amy Lee

    Omg forgot just how "Great" this song was is,just the best,just came on youtube while I busy decorating for Christmas....Merry Christmas 2019...."Let it Snow" Ho Ho Ho.......

  15. David Shanley-Dillman

    If you're listening in 1988, please use your time machine to transport me back there, too!

  16. Daniel Duke

    My dad dedicated a song to me when I was younger. He passed in 2011. I have been trying to find it for a couple of years now and if anyone could help it would be appreciated. All I remember of the song is that it was a rock song that mentioned ships

  17. Aninha Soares

    Beautiful song !!!!

  18. это0

    ship of fools-Thatcher's Britain? )))

  19. Douglas McConnell

    Words of an amazing Singer / Song Writter , Crazy On A Ship Of Fools..🤔

  20. Lisa Weaver

    We are all in some ways a ship of fools to this world set upon . Factual!

  21. Lary Dixon

    The continuing growth of this remarkable man shows a firm grasp of the importance for personal evolution, exploration, and for celebration of every aspect of life.. The journey has not been without its challenges, for that is how we learn.. This man is well on his way through the events and mysteries of a glorious and fulfilling lifetime.. Robert Plant suffers no fools.. Lary

  22. annarks

    wordsmith in song.

  23. ona moonbeam

    One of my favorites of Robert plant!! So melancholy

  24. Kevin Nixon

    Robert Plant at his best !!

  25. Dan Forbes

    Beautiful guitar playing Douglas.   3:57

  26. mengo5114

    Fantastic music

  27. Dale Wesley

    Tunes croovy take care our flags take care all

  28. Julie Gogola

    Now people should see "Ship of fools" by the group World party, Great song.

  29. Michael Proulx

    Once in a while YT gets recommendations right, can't get any right er than this. FABULOUS.

  30. Ritchie Beckett

    And that's how you do it

  31. Generation 60's Tony Mate

    Dear Robert. Thank you from all of us born in the 60s!🤘🏻🤝🏻

  32. Peter Sutherland

    Dad rock?

    Libre Libre


  33. Michael

    That outro is one of the best in all of music.

  34. Sumer61

    You, Robert, were the very first influence in music, outside of my family, Ever!
    Your music resonates within me for more than 40 years.
    I love you so Robert.

  35. JudgementRavi JudgementRavi

    Christmas song 😄😃😀

  36. Square Creative

    Dear Mr. Plant, I realise you will probably never ever ever ever ever read this..... but if you ever do. Thank you for, well.....

    ...for everything!

  37. Mark Thomson

    Who claims that no man is an island, while I land up in jeopardy.. (island -- I land) -- Man that's clever writing.

  38. huskerider

    This is one of the best sounding albums, vinyl, ever made, the production was in sane for that time.

  39. Menlo Menlo

    Love this song!

  40. jody Ann

    as oV 22 April 2019
    that's minus U$ 10
    of ccOURse... !!!
    cc}{EcK inn totals for today...

    j b

    Don t know

  41. TruePowerIsMine

    i want to interview you on my show Robert.

  42. Travis Monroe

    Star Trek TNG Data "Drop the shields"

  43. The Plumber

    Just sitting here drinking rum all alone and bored at less than a week away from 51 yrs old enjoying this beautiful song from my past and feeling all meloncoly wondering where all the time went.

  44. Debra Shepherd

    Still a fantastic song.

  45. colinone12

    Wow...New tides surprise - my world it's changing

  46. Michael Wiselka

    This song came out in the winter time and always reminds me of that.

  47. Peter Bush

    Thank you Robert.

  48. Phred Garvin

    This is simply magical. Not many could ever.

  49. Mark Kendrick

    Robbie Blunt......I saw Robert solo with Robbie at the Irvine Meadows and in the day.....With Jimmy Page again at Irvine Meadows and with Led Zeppelin at the Forum in Inglewood in 1977 .....The late Keith Moon joined them to play drums with the late and great Jon Bonham also.......Legends.......

  50. Marcelo Castiçal

    E essa mãozinha, Robert??? Kkkkkk 😂

  51. John Kelly

    I agree

  52. Olga Mettel Salamone

    One of my favorites... 👌🌞

  53. kartiko kusumo

    Nice music

  54. BRD

    And I thought my friend who was recognized by the Pentagon as the"Father of Infrared Guidance" was brilliant, Plant is absolute genius!

  55. MrSwimfinz123

    ...I always listen to this tune if I am doing something, errrr "marginal." I can't put it much better than that. Hahahahah. Perhaps all of humanity is one big "Ship of Fools?"

  56. Beverly D

    Oh so good!

  57. Paolo Galastri

    Una bella voce molto spesso non significa una bella canzone.. Non si digerisce molto bene

  58. Teeny Son

    And where shall we sail to next ye ship 'o' fools? Lets us embark upon a merry sail across the sea :-) Off ye go ye land lubber....this is no place for the grounded but a place for the dreamers.....

  59. Mike Miller

    Robert is the man.....the work with LZ is timeless. Yet Rob's solo/80s body of work is amazing.

  60. Mr GiantMetDevil

    Such a great song. No one could have done this any better than Robert Plant. The ending to the song with the piano and guitar just highlight the magic of the entire song.

  61. Rose Kitty, Gray Kitty, and Jack Kitty

    The Viking ocean/sea vessels.

  62. Philip Thomas

    The Muse certainly blessed this Master! Utterly awesome masterpiece shining through pop music desolation!

  63. A.D.Kause †

    Love you Planty... 😇😇😇 Love you

  64. musicisbrilliant


  65. Andrew Jackson

    Romantic AF

  66. No Name

    I love this song... So happy I just saw him 09-29-19 in Spokane, he sounds amazing... his voice is a one of a kind...

  67. colin ratford

    Massive....try playing this at around between 2\3am when is pissing down with rain. The combination of twilight the rain and this playing at a soft level works..... well ok only in my world lol xx

  68. mattygee5000

    I remember the first time I heard this song.. straight to the phone (yes it was a thing mounted to the wall) to tell my bud to tune in before it ended. Good times.

  69. Kris Scanlon

    In my opinion I honestly believe that Robert was updating Stairway to Heaven. The whole album was embracing and updating the legend of Zeppelin. Again my opinion this is quite the modernized version of his former calling card

  70. Barbara Cox

    I agree with Vicky

  71. burbinggarry

    This is my all time favourite song.

  72. Philip Thomas


  73. Vee Ray


  74. 2slofouru

    Anyone hitting the dislike button should be sentenced to a life without music, the disrespect is real.

  75. Victoria Perkovic

    Upsss I was wrong again

  76. DJ Sandstorm

    Got to know this song in '89, in the final episode of Miami Vice 'Free fall'.

  77. Jesse H

    You definitely got this song right

  78. Deirdre Stewart

    Fantastic song !

  79. Svetlana Oganesian

    Как красиво!!!!!! Видео бомба!!!!!

  80. Lori Driskell

    I love this everyway everyday. Inspires me moves ME to know end a gift of pleasure i may drown theres no one or anyone that can EVER🌹 touch my soul the way you have thank you for many years of memories and joy and love💕🌹😘🦋❤🌼 your something else babe💋💋😘✌

  81. Kim istanbul

    takes me to other dimensions,...AMAZING....

  82. Egg Face

    This song fuckn sucks.

    Marlene Houston

    Please elaborate and offer an explanation to substantiate your decisive conclusion. I am curious. Hell, this ought to be good ! I wonder if your reply will satisfy my intrigue ?! HMMM

  83. rain sunshine

    Robert plant much love. One of the many greatest. Thank you 😘

  84. Kreso Caren

    I like Robert Plant.......

  85. Lee Leonard

    Great song! Loved it since the 1980s. But the video looks like it was produced for $23.99. Probably even cheaper, if they didn't have to buy the curtains.

  86. Scott Romans

    Boyle was amazing guitar player ..

  87. gayle jensen

    Hey , from a 71 year old, nearly 72, YOU did not live through the post vietnam war, all the brilliant bands that rose up and discussed our need for social change, plus we were blessed with this gift of outrageously great bands, you would have to been there and live it. Learn!!!

  88. Małgorzata Woroch

    swietny videoclip oraz super piosenka oraz wspanialy robert plant

  89. Beata Tomaszewska

    I`am sure I'll convince You, You and You that listening Robert Plant is very important sooner or later . You will see ;)

    Geri Marie Berger

    is there room for one more on that ship.....

  90. Beata Tomaszewska

    I doubt I could ever give up listening music of Robert Plant ;)

  91. JeanninePce Butterfly


  92. Наталья Соколова

    Потрясающе!!!👏👏👏Уносит в бесконечность!❤❤❤

  93. Marisa De Innocentiis

    Cada dia más enamorada de ti estoy cariño.

    Galileo Galilei

    😁si, causa ese efecto

    Marisa De Innocentiis

    @Galileo Galilei , será????

  94. Philip Thomas

    A gem.... A treasure.... Justin Bieber et al trash heap offerings.... Listening public a sad tasteless slump in worth... Pendulum swing back up

  95. Gina Banks

    I Feel the music in my soul.

  96. Philip Thomas


  97. Albert sewell