Styx - Come Sail Away Lyrics




I'm sailing away, set an open course for the virgin sea
Cause I've got to be free, free to face the life that's ahead of me
On board, I'm the captain, so climb aboard
We'll search for tomorrow on every shore
And I'll try, oh Lord, I'll try to carry on

I look to the sea, reflections in the waves spark my memory
Some happy, some sad
I think of childhood friends and the dreams we had
We lived happily forever, so the story goes
But somehow we missed out on that pot of gold
But we'll try best that we can to carry on

A gathering of angels appeared above my head
They sang to me this song of hope, and this is what they said
They said come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away with me now
Come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away with me

Come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away with me now
Come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away with me

I thought that they were angels, but to my surprise
We climbed aboard their starship, we headed for the skies
Singing come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away with me now
Come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away with me
Come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away with me
Come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away with me

Come sail away, come sail away
Come sail away, come sail away





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  1. Drift Boat

    Always turn down my pot of gold

  2. Maya Bauer

    My friend danced to this for a show and now it represents all of my good memories

  3. Nikhil Mishra

    This so makes me wanna have a dance partner. Which i dont have.

  4. Dragon Bear

    This is the best cover version ever....! Cartman doesn’t quite hit the notes lol

  5. Dee Watson

    oh how much fun this was for me, seems like 100 years ago, it's hard to be old,

  6. Richel Jerman

    70s and 80s music always the best..
    Oh babe tyx..

  7. Jaco H

    Saw the Nitro Circus movie and the guy sang this to himself before he did the stunt where he tried to flip the car and roll as many times as he can

  8. Rock GirL

    greetings from the Philippines, I miss styx

  9. Mak Metal

    Come sail away with me!!!

  10. EXPENSIVEWASTE

    You guys grew up with some badass tunes!! I love it!!

  11. Frank

    Lead singer had to leave band because of stage lights ? Is this true ? God bless him. What a time to be alive.

  12. Bernice Kritcher

    I always love Styx!

  13. Jesse Parra

    To dad from Jr

  14. lemurian chick

    I'm thinking this was 1978. I distinctly remember being in 6th grade--possibly that spring. I am sure there are plenty of people right around my age--now in their early 50s--for whom this song is very evocative.

  15. Justin Sane

    How does a band get rid of this voice and continue? I mean Gowan is awesome, but this is insanely good.

  16. Philip Wells

    1:33 ppl dont look to the sea enough nowadays its a good thing we have this song

  17. మిక్కిలి 69

    01-01-2020. Homeless Donald Gould brought me here

  18. loveborn76

    Happy new year everyone 2020 baby

  19. Daniel Cobb

    🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘

  20. Starclear

    I grew up in the 70s listening to this band and I still go see them every chance I get, in both incarnations. They are superb and so is this song

  21. Futuristic Nostalgia

    this just isn’t the same

  22. James Wells

    Stone ocean closing theme

    Philip Ludvigsen

    Nah man this song fits Phantom Blood so much better

  23. deathpunx13

    who else is sick and tired of being sick and tired - monster 2019

  24. dean harvey

    What a amazing song. Classic.

  25. Deborah Victoria Edwards

    Greetings from THE BRIDE OF JESUS CHRIST 🌟✝️✨
    Carry on is our way...
    Love and Light 💖🙏
    Cheers 🤳
    Bee 🕊️🌈🐝

  26. Chairman of the Board

    My senior class graduation theme song. May 1985. Damn, where has nearly 35 years gone? I miss my youth. I miss back when everyone (including my mom and twin brother) were still alive.

  27. Bean_Boy Bee Studies

    Today is the last day I will see or talk to the boys. I’ll miss them.

    nicolas ignacio gutierrez mardones

    What happened?

    Bean_Boy Bee Studies

    nicolas ignacio gutierrez mardones I got drafted to wwiii

  28. San Diego

    my goodness.... that piano & those lyrics !! i haven't heard this song in way too long. i always used to like it.... but after listening again here, i now recognize that it is far more of a true masterpiece, than i ever realized years ago.

  29. Mike Bryant

    Hell yea

  30. Jorge Garcia

    My music love all kul

  31. XpertOwl

    Homeless dude with name Donald brought me here ...

  32. John Greene

    Never did in my youth realized what great vocals the lead singer had...great memories with this song

  33. flames5566

    Anyone here from smiths class

    565kyle656

    flames5566 yah me

  34. Jimmy P

    Was a law pass in the 60s that everyone must have long hair till jan 1, 1980

  35. Fred TheHead

    If possible I want these guys to play at my wake. Its in the will.

  36. Andrew Sieam

    I'm playing this for jazz band

    77Wells

    Swing it

    Andrew Sieam

    @77Wells it has a light rock tempo

    77Wells

    @Andrew Sieam Do it as a samba

  37. William Polk Jr

    Styx Sux...Infantile Sesame Street sound. Man, they were lame.

  38. William Polk Jr

    Styx...the ultimate wuss band. Their sound is so lame. Music for those 12 and under, for sure. Styx...Please "sail away" and dont come back.

  39. judith Drexhage

    Been here after watching the goldbergs

    Vincenzo Pinto

    judith Drexhage oh my god I looooooved that scene!!!!

    orleanzgirl 4 life

    Me too😂😂😂😂

  40. Joe Hahn

    This song brings back so many good memories. The line about childhood friends and the dreams we had really hits home now. The girl I was going with when this came out died from an overdose about twenty years ago. Now every time I hear it I think of her and wonder what might've been. Wendy wherever you're at, I still remember...

  41. bob newman

    Lovely song by Dennis. Hated it in my youth but love it now. Brilliant.

  42. Jonathan Condor

    2:20 - 2:45 WELCOME
    TO THE BLACK PARADE

  43. juanbond85

    Styx is the greatest American rock band, and they only caught a bad rep because most critics are cynical assholes.

  44. Gary McBride

    This is and will always be the greatest band in the late ‘70’s early 80’s. I agree that they should be in the Rock and Roll HOF.

  45. wayne hulusi

    Listen 2019

  46. Rose Milton

    I just paid attention to the meaning of this song. Now I'm sad because Christmas day my fiance Will be gone 8 months.

    henerymag

    That's tough I know. My wife passed just after Xmas in 1999. Life goes on, things get better, this I promise.

    Ethan Jamieson

    Rose Milton Aliens. They're talking about aliens.

  47. Alejandro Velez

    My dad loves this song, I love it and my son loves it.... thank you Styx for a life time of music. Thank you Tommy Shaw for keeping at it.

  48. Phantom Aviator

    I listen to this because I'm bombing cities in Roblox with the Bismarck.

  49. Phantom Aviator

    I listen to this because I'm bombing cities in Roblox with the Bismarck.

  50. Shinobu Hoshima

    "That's 70's Show" loves this music ^^

  51. Anthony Crnkovich

    Takes me back to high school 1977/'78; over 40 years later and still sounding great.

  52. Clay Weintraub

    The Panozzo brothers 2:42

  53. TheJackolope 29

    https://youtu.be/yOWK7Tam01M

  54. B Classen

    Well, we finally found my fave Styx song on my playlist........the music was so calm then.......way too angry now........I use to play this so much as a kid........I so miss this kind of music

  55. Movie Masters

    Anyone else here from Cloak and Dagger?

  56. Katelynne Wenzoski

    This song speaks to me. I can listen to it over and over. Something about it gives me hope and I always feel much more positive after hearing it. I feel like anything is possible when I hear this.

  57. 420 Express

    great song please check out Styx The Grand illusion Album Review on my channel

  58. K. B.

    here because of cartman

    420 Express

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  59. Abinadi Curtis

    This song is THE BEST!!!

  60. Woofy Fox

    I don't no why but me being a young teen dislike a lot of thing people my age like but Love music and style from the 19's.
    I guess I'm just retro for my age.
    I would like to see real life bands like this now a days.

    420 Express

    great song please check out Styx The Grand illusion Album Review on my channel

  61. AudiophileTubes

    OK BOOMERS... your music WAS better!

    420 Express

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  62. Hookset Hijinx

    Bucket list. I will see them in DC. I was born 1980 but always felt I was robbed growing up in the 90s.

    420 Express

    great song please check out Styx The Grand illusion Album Review on my channel

  63. Ricky Acosta

    Myself & my brother actually bought the Mr.Roboto& Hall& Oats( Heart & Soul part 1) in 1983 the albums back in California when I still was living in L. A.😉☺😕✊👊💪☁💰🎤🎹🎶🎵🎼🎧🎸🍸🍻🍺🍷🍹🇺🇸

  64. ChefBuckeye

    The one song that is the literal equivalent of laying into a reclining chair sipping a nice glass of red wine (while doing that under 21). And I guess in the end you forget your on top of a nuclear missile silo and hitching a ride on the next trip out of town.

    420 Express

    great song please check out Styx The Grand illusion Album Review on my channel

  65. Cyril Foday

    The Goldbergs brought me here

  66. sonoftrollguy

    Apparently I found this off Roblox; instantly grew fond of this song

    420 Express

    great song please check out Styx The Grand illusion Album Review on my channel

  67. Rick Morks

    Not saying why i am not here nor am i telling you why i am listening this song.

    420 Express

    great song please check out Styx The Grand illusion Album Review on my channel

  68. legasiguy

    The song that made Dennis DeYoung's band superstars.

    420 Express

    great song please check out Styx The Grand illusion Album Review on my channel

  69. Dena Harbison

    Played this at night and my sleep paralysis demon rocked out with me

    Layne

    Next time he comes jam out with him to renegade.

    Robbie Piedra

    Me three

  70. Денис Чернов

    Очень интересная музыка

  71. GMAN222

    So many memories ...can’t believe it’s been more than 30 years ....enjoy every single day my friends.......

  72. Gatling Gigz

    cartman brought me here

  73. Game Over

    😍🤩

  74. Roesner Bros RC

    I love this song because when the cool part comes 😎

    420 Express

    great song please check out Styx The Grand illusion Album Review on my channel

  75. mercturq

    I hear "Come sail away, come sail away, fuckin' sail away with me!"

  76. Rici Mercury

    Phil Dunphy brought me here

  77. Michael Thomas

    Saw Dennis DeYoung a few weeks ago here in Pompano Beach, FL. Still has that great voice at almost 73 years old

  78. Bradley Serafin

    Insta legendary

  79. MNSL 25

    Eric forman is a genious

  80. Paul Carr

    If you were a teen in the 70's this song was a staple for every party you went to .

    Vern Hoke

    Saw them in '78 during the "Pieces of Eight" tour and again in '83 for the "Kilroy was Here" tour. Both shows were great!

  81. 슬예

    This is my dad's favorite song.... I love you dad...TT❣

  82. Mr X

    Eric Cartman for Rock n roll hall of fame :)

  83. g r a c e kNOws WhaT yoU dID

    Is anyone here from IT the musical because of you are then you too are a man of culture

  84. Salvatore Puccini

    Does anyone else notice an interesting influence of bohemian rhapsody? I never thought about it until I saw the video just now how it's arranged with piano and how the band comes in. Also this song was released two years after Bohemian Rhapsody.

  85. Genius by Design

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCguq3hTC2M

  86. James Webster

    Any body here from IT: The Musical?

  87. onelonleyfarmer

    Rest In Peace Alex Rust!!

  88. sqlcomp

    My childhood brought me here!

  89. John Jacob JinglehimerSchmidt

    Crap I feel old.

  90. Lord Alvin

    Phantom Blood alcoholic priest

  91. Nazib Faruki

    who is here after Stuber???

  92. Ali Fareed M.C.

    Styx should team up with Enya and Christopher Cross to make Sailing themed Musical lol

  93. Phantom Aviator

    I wanna hear a Carrier group blast this over speakers and whatever else they have on board

  94. Javus Bonmon

    🎼🎵🎶🎤🥁🎹🎸

  95. Vi Landis

    My daddy would sing this song when I was growing up. He would even sing it in the truck with no music. My daddy still does after 25 years...

  96. Steve Ryan

    This needs two minutes more of the guitar work at the end.

    77Wells

    Listen to the live version.

  97. Dantdmfan11 000

    who came here from south park

  98. jthoen61

    I love Styx and Dennis DeYoung. Saw them live twice. Awesome shows.