Afire Love

Album: x (2014)
Charted: 59 37
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  • Things were all good yesterday
    And then the devil took your memory
    And if you fell to your death today
    I hope that heaven is your resting place
    I heard the doctors put your chest in pain
    But then that could have been the medicine
    And now you're lying in the bed again
    Either way I'll cry with the rest of them

    And my father told me, son
    It's not his fault he doesn't know your face
    And you're not the only one
    Although my grandma used to say, he used to say

    Darling hold me in your arms the way you did last night
    And we'll lie inside, a little while he wrote
    I could look into your eyes until the sun comes up
    And we're wrapped in light, in life, in love
    Put your open lips on mine and slowly let them shut
    For they're designed to be together oh
    With your body next to mine our hearts will beat as one
    And we're set alight, we're afire love, love, love oh

    And things were all good yesterday
    Then the devil took your breath away
    And now we're left here in the pain
    Black suit, black tie standin' in the rain
    And now my family is one again
    Stapled together with the strangers and a friend
    Came to my mind I should paint it with a pen
    Six years old I remember when

    And my father told me, son
    It's not his fault he doesn't know your face
    And you're not the only one
    Although my grandma used to say, he used to say

    Darling hold me in your arms the way you did last night
    And we'll lie inside, a little while he wrote
    I could look into your eyes until the sun comes up
    And we're wrapped in light, in life, in love
    Put your open lips on mine and slowly let them shut
    For they're designed to be together oh
    With your body next to mine our hearts will beat as one
    And we're set alight, we're afire love, love, love oh

    And my father and all of my family
    Rise from the seats to sing hallelujah
    And my mother and all of my family
    Rise from the seats to sing halellujah
    And my brother and all of my family
    Rise from the seats to sing hallelujah
    (And all of my brothers and my sisters, yeah)
    And my father and all of my family
    Rise from the seats to sing hallelujah
    Hallelujah Writer/s: Christopher Beck, Edward Christopher Sheeran, Foy Best Vance, John McDaid
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, FOX MUSIC, INC., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Triauna from MarylandI believe this is my favorite one from the album.
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