Set Fire to the Rain

Album: 21 (2011)
Charted: 11 1
  • I let it fall, my heart
    And as it fell you rose to claim it
    It was dark and I was over
    Until you kissed my lips and you saved me

    My hands, they're strong
    But my knees were far too weak
    To stand in your arms
    Without falling to your feet

    But there's a side to you
    That I never knew, never knew
    All the things you'd say
    They were never true, never true
    And the games you play
    You would always win, always win

    But I set fire to the rain
    Watched it pour as I touched your face
    Well, it burned while I cried
    'Cause I heard it screaming out your name, your name

    When I lay with you
    I could stay there
    Close my eyes
    Feel you here forever
    You and me together
    Nothing is better

    But there's a side to you
    That I never knew, never knew
    All the things you'd say
    They were never true, never true
    And the games you play
    You would always win, always win

    But I set fire to the rain
    Watched it pour as I touched your face
    Well, it burned while I cried
    'Cause I heard it screaming out your name, your name

    I set fire to the rain
    And I threw us into the flames
    Where it felt something die
    'Cause I knew that that was the last time, the last time

    Sometimes I wake up by the door
    That heart you caught must be waiting for you
    Even now when we're already over
    I can't help myself from looking for you

    I set fire to the rain
    Watched it pour as I touched your face
    Well, it burned while I cried
    'Cause I heard it screaming out your name, your name

    I set fire to the rain
    And I threw us into the flames
    Where it felt something die
    'Cause I knew that that was the last time, the last time, oh, oh

    Oh no
    Let it burn
    Oh oh oh
    Let it burn
    Let it burn Writer/s: Adele Adkins, Fraser T Smith
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Licia from Nigeria Warri Delta StateI Love All Of Adele Songs She Is My Mentor sometimes It Feels Like She Sings About Me
  • Jeff from Austin, TxI'm no Adele fan, but this is a truly great song. The melody of the chorus is brilliant.
  • Megan from Stevenson, AlThis is TRUE TALENT!!! Amazing! Wow, I just love how real she is when she sings.
  • Arnschats from Byblos, Vatican CityRaw emotions rendered with a divine voice in a magnificent song. I'm 49 years old and I have never heard anything like this in my life! Adele.
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