Hunter
by Dido

Album: No Angel (1999)
Charted: 17
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  • With one light on in one room
    I know you're up when I get home
    With one small step upon the stair
    I know your look when I get there
    If you were a king up there on your throne
    Would you be wise enough to let me go
    For this queen you think you own
    Wants to be a hunter again
    I want to see the world alone again
    To take a chance on life again
    So let me go

    The unread book and painful look
    The TV's on, the sound is down
    One long pause
    Then you begin
    Oh look what the cat's brought in
    If you were a king up there on your throne
    Would you be wise enough to let me go
    For this queen you think you own
    Wants to be a hunter again
    I want to see the world alone again
    To take a chance on life again
    So let me go
    Let me leave

    For the crown you've placed upon my head feels too heavy now
    And I don't know what to say to you but I'll smile anyhow
    And all the time I'm thinking, thinking

    I want to be a hunter again
    I want to see the world alone again
    To take a chance on life again
    So let me go

    I want to be a hunter again
    I want to see the world alone again
    To take a chance on life again
    So let me go

    Let me leave
    Let me go. Writer/s: DIDO ARMSTRONG, ROLLO ARMSTRONG
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Single One from UsaThis song always reminds me of my making the decision to leave my marriage. Forced to choose between staying married and sacrificing my mental health, or taking care of my mental health while sacrificing my marriage, I chose the latter.

    I played this song over and over (and over!) again, hoping to find the courage. Eventually I realized that I would need to find it within myself.

    “And I don’t know what to say to you, but I’ll smile anyhow”.
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