Victims

Album: Colour By Numbers (1983)
Charted: 3
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  • The victims we know so well
    They shine in your eyes
    When they kiss and tell
    Strange places we never see
    But you're always there
    Like a ghost in my dream
    And I keep on telling you
    Please don't do the things you do
    When you do those things
    Pull my puppet strings
    I have the strangest void for you

    We love and we never tell
    What places our hearts in the wishing well
    Love leads us into the stream
    And it's sink or swim
    Like it's always been
    And I keep on loving you
    It's the only thing to do
    When the angel sings
    There are greater things
    Can I give them all to you

    Oh, hmm
    Pull the strings of emotion
    Take a ride into unknown pleasure
    Feel like a child on a dark night
    Wishing there was some kind of heaven
    I could be warm with you smiling
    Hold out your hand for a while
    The victims we know them so well
    So well

    Ah, ah
    Ah, ah
    The victims we know so well
    They shine in your eyes when they kiss and tell
    Strange places we never see
    But you're always there like a ghost in my dream
    And I keep on telling you
    Please don't do the things you do
    When you do those things, pull my puppet strings
    I have the strangest void for you

    Show my heart some devotion
    Push aside those that whisper never
    Feel like a child on a dark night
    Wishing we could spend it together
    I could be warm with you smiling
    Hold out your hand for a while
    The victims we know them so well, so well

    Ooh Writer/s: GEORGE O'DOWD, RENE LANGROCK
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Rosie from West Midlands, UkWow, this is a real emotion-heavy song. Amazing. One of their best.
  • Kenny from ScotlandI like this song coz it mentions "unknown pleasures" which as a joy division fan attracted me immediately, I don't know if Boy George meant this as a reference or not but that's what caught my attention.
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