Album: Lungs (2009)
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  • If you could only see the beast you've made of me
    I held it in but now it seems you've set it running free
    Screaming in the dark, I howl when we're apart
    Drag my teeth across your chest to taste your beating heart

    My fingers claw your skin, try to tear my way in
    You are the moon that breaks the night for which I have to howl
    My fingers claw your skin, try to tear my way in
    You are the moon that breaks the night for which I have to

    Howl, howl
    Howl, howl

    Now there's no holding back, I'm making an attack
    My blood is singing with your voice, I want to pour it out
    The saints can't help me now, the ropes have been unbound
    I hunt for you with bloodied feet across the hallow'ed ground

    Like some child possessed, the beast howls in my veins
    I want to find you, tear out all of your tenderness

    And howl, howl
    Howl, howl

    Be careful of the curse that falls on young lovers
    Starts so soft and sweet and turns them to hunters
    Hunters, hunters, hunters
    Hunters, hunters, hunters

    The fabric of your flesh, pure as a wedding dress
    Until I wrap myself inside your arms I cannot rest
    The saints can't help me now, the ropes have been unbound
    I hunt for you with bloodied feet across the hallowed ground

    And howl

    Be careful of the curse that falls on young lovers
    Starts so soft and sweet and turns them to hunters

    A man who's pure of heart and says his prayers by night
    May still become a wolf when the autumn moon is bright

    If you could only see the beast you've made of me
    I held it in but now it seems you've set it running free
    The saints can't help me now, the ropes have been unbound
    I hunt for you with bloodied feet across the hallow'ed ground Writer/s: FLORENCE WELCH, PAUL EPWORTH
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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