Wires

Album: Tourist (2005)
Charted: 4
  • You got wires, goin' in
    You got wires, comin' out of your skin
    You got tears
    Making tracks
    I got tears
    That are scared of the facts

    Running down corridors
    Through automatic doors
    Got to get to you
    Got to see this through
    I see hope is here in a plastic box
    I've seen Christmas lights reflect in your eyes

    You got wires, goin' in
    You got wires, comin' out of your skin
    There's dry blood on your wrist
    Your dry blood on my fingertip

    Running down corridors
    Through automatic doors
    Got to get to you
    Got to see this through
    First night of your life
    Curled up on your own
    Looking at you now
    You would never know

    I see it in your eyes
    I see it in your eyes
    You'll be alright

    I see it in your eyes
    I see it in your eyes
    You'll be alright
    Alright

    Running down corridors
    Through automatic doors
    Got to get to you
    Got to see this through
    I see hope is here in a plastic box
    I've seen Christmas lights reflect in your eyes

    Down corridors
    Through automatic doors
    Got to get to you
    Got to see this through
    First night of your life
    Curled up on your own
    Looking at you now
    You would never know Writer/s: CAREY SUTHON WILLETTS, JOEL POTT, STEVEN ALEXANDER ROBERTS, TIMOTHY JOHN WANSTALL
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Elliott from Reading I owe my life to a charity funded ward at the RBH. BIBS ward saved my first borns life and I will forever be in their debt. I never knew the meaning behind this song but always applied it to my situation xx
  • Mervyn from Falmouth, United KingdomI have never had the missfortune of a premature child, all of mine were born on time and perfectly healthy. However, I feel so much for those who have gone through this experience. Thank you Athlete.
  • Sue from London, United Kingdom10 days before christmas I gave birth to a son, 2 months early. I saw christmas lights reflected in his eyes. He had wires coming in and out of his skin, he had dried blood on his wrist. My tears were afraid of the facts. There was hope in a plastic box. He turns 7 in 13 days time, and you would never know....Happy birthday my sweetheart...love mummy xxxxx
  • Jayne from Oxford, United KingdomThis song can always reduce me to tears, although my daughter is now 15 and beautiful and healthy.She was admitted to Intensive Care as a tiny baby and had tubes and catheters and wires coming from her.The lyrics describe how it was and how I felt at the time.No-one I know can relate to it in the same way
  • Neil from Birmingham, United StatesMy partner was rushed to hospital in an ambulance to give birth to my daughter.My daughter was born 2 months premature and i was worried sick for her, seeing her in the incubator hooked up to machines. luckily not a ventilator but when i heard this song on my stereo driving from the hospital. Well what can i say any one who has experienced anything like it can relate to every single word in the song. Tere aren't any words to describe this song its more like an experience
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