Over the Sea to Skye

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Singing a nursery rhyme is a great way to bond with your little one. Have a go at following the song lyrics to Over the Sea to Skye and watch the video for the music below.

Over the Sea to Skye (Skye Boat Song) lyrics

Sing me a song of a lad that is gone,
Say, could that lad be I?
Merry of soul he sailed on a day,
Over the sea to Skye.

Mull was astern, Rum on the port,
Eigg on the starboard bow;
Glory of youth glowed in his soul;
Where is that glory now?

Give me again all that was there,
Give me the sun that shone!
Give me the eyes, give me the soul,
Give me the lad that's gone!

Billow and breeze, islands and seas,
Mountains of rain and sun,
All that was good, all that was fair,
All that was me is gone.

Watch the video