From "Brazilliance"

Dream Of Bahia

Brazilliance - Derrik Jordan
Words and music by Derrik Jordan


This song is a fantasy of what I thought Brazil might be like. It was written before I actually went there in 1987. It lived up to the dream and then some! It's not a samba or a bossa nova, more of a ballad that has it's own lilting feel kind of like the ocean waves rocking you.


Dream Of Bahia


Dream of the sea that's as blue as the sky

Sailing so free on the wings of the mind

Across the waves the islands beckon

Salty spray and in one second awaken

See that the vision's only a dream

Dream of Bahia


Lay on a beach that's as white as a cloud

Run out of reach with the sun pouring down

Softly breezes blow, caressing

Such a joy to know such blessing confessing

As you awake, it's only a dream

Dream of Bahia


Land of the sun and the jungle and sea

People who smile ever so easily

Sounds of samba sweetly playing

And the happy people swaying

Praying That you could stay, but it's only a dream

Dream of Bahia


Copyright 2003 Derrik Jordan (written in 1986) Words and music by Derrik Jordan

Hilljoy Music (BMI) (802)387-4050

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