3 pages | PDF | 811.9 KBFerry 'Cross The Mersey is a classic song by British bands Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Gerry & The Pacemakers. Composed by Gerry Marsden, the song has become a staple of British culture, earning a place on the UK Singles Chart in 1986. It is composed in 36 measures in the key of C Major and A Minor. The song is about crossing the Mersey River in Liverpool, England with a focus on the anxiety and emotions associated with the crossing. It's an uplifting piece, with a catchy and memorable chorus. Despite its simple structure, the song has a complex structure, with a range of emotions, from blissful nostalgia to sad longing.