Obsession

Album: Animotion (1984)
Charted: 5 6
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  • You are an obsession
    I cannot sleep
    I am your possession
    Unopened at your feet
    There's no balance
    No equality
    Be still I will not accept defeat

    I will have you
    Yes, I will have you
    I will find a way and I will have you
    Like a butterfly
    A wild butterfly
    I will collect you and capture you

    [Chorus]
    You are an obsession
    You're my obsession
    Who do you want me to be
    To make you sleep with me
    You are an obsession
    You're my obsession
    Who do you want me to be
    To make you sleep with me

    I feed you I drink you
    My day and my night
    I need you I need you
    By sun or candlelight
    You protest
    You want to leave
    Stay
    Oh, there's no alternative

    Your face appears again
    I see the beauty there
    But I see danger
    Stranger beware
    A circumstance
    In your naked dreams
    Your affection is not what it seems

    [Chorus]

    My fantasy has turned to madness
    And all my goodness
    Has turned to badness
    My need to possess you
    Has consumed my soul
    My life is trembling
    I have no control

    I will have you
    Yes, I will have you
    I will find a way and I will have you
    Like a butterfly
    A wild butterfly
    I will collect you and capture you

    [Chorus] Writer/s: JEREMY COLEMAN, KEVIN WALKER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Radaway from Netherlands 'spoken-word verses by Des Barres, giving the song a far more sinister feel. ' .....It's more than that . It's a stroke of genius ! I somehow missed this when in the 80's . I hear it now ..its right up there with the depeche modes, erasures, Petshop ,if not then even more. Thanks Animotion ....!!
  • Bobo from LevittownI believe the show that featured this awesome song as the models walked down the runway was called Fashion Television hosted by Jeanie Becker in the 90's. Great song, great show. Just thought you'd like the specifics.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxIf he's a stalker, why does she keep saying 'I will have you'? Sounds like she's well aware of his attention and welcomes it.
  • Chris from Claremont, CaFirst heard this during the early to mid ninties on VH1's fashion catwalk show
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