Playing with Fire

Album: Flamingo (2010)
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  • Daddy I'm not gonna tell you that I'm sorry
    Cause there ain't nothing you can do to change my mind
    I'm not here to know the things I cannot do
    We've seen the outcome of the boys who didn't fly

    That road outside that you've been taking home forever
    That'll be the same road that I take when I depart
    Those charcoal veins that hold this chosen land together
    May twist and turn but somewhere deep there is a heart

    Playing with fire
    You know you're gonna hurt somebody tonight
    And you're out on the wire
    You know you're playing with fire

    Perhaps this calling is the channel of invention
    I will not blush if others see it as a crime
    However dangerous the road, however distant
    These things won't compromise the will of the design
    Ten thousand demons hammer down with every footstep
    Ten thousand angels rush the wind against my back
    This church of mine may not be recognized by steeple
    But that doesn't mean that I will walk without a God

    Rolling river of truth, can you spare me a sip?
    The holy fountain of youth has been reduced to a drip
    I've got this burning belief in salvation and love
    This notion may be naive, but when push comes to shove
    I will till this ground

    You know you're gonna hurt somebody tonight
    (oh, oh, oh)
    Out on the wire

    And I might not get there
    But this little town, this little house,
    They seem to be leaning in the wrong direction

    I'm not afraid of you no more (oh-oh, oh-oh,)

    Playing with fire
    You know you're gonna hurt somebody tonight
    And you're out on the wire
    You know you're playing with fire

    (Oh-oh, oh-oh) Writer/s: BRANDON FLOWERS, DANIEL ROLAND LANOIS
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Mario from Vinkovci, CroatiaMost beautiful song on the album.
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