Hammer Horror

Album: Lionheart (1978)
Charted: 44
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  • You stood in the belltower,
    But now you're gone.
    So who knows all the sights
    Of Notre Dame?

    They've got the stars for the gallant hearts.
    I'm the replacement for your part.
    But all I want to do is forget
    You, friend.

    Hammer Horror, Hammer Horror,
    Won't leave me alone.
    The first time in my life,
    I leave the lights on
    To ease my soul.
    Hammer Horror, Hammer Horror,
    Won't leave it alone.
    I don't know,
    Is this the right thing to do?

    Rehearsing in your things,
    I feel guilty.
    And retracing all the scenes,
    Of your big hit,
    Oh, God, you needed the leading role.
    It wasn't me who made you go, though.
    Now all I want to do is forget
    You, friend.

    Hammer Horror, Hammer Horror,
    Won't leave me alone.
    The first time in my life,
    I leave the lights on
    To ease my soul.
    Hammer Horror, Hammer Horror,
    Won't leave it alone.
    I don't know,
    Is this the right thing to do?

    Who calls me from the other side
    Of the street?
    And who taps me on the shoulder?
    I turn around, but you're gone. Writer/s: KATE BUSH
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Alan Murphy from IrelandI always thought this song was about a woman losing her virginity - "First time in my life, I keep the lights on to ease my soul." and the phrase "Hammer horror" referring to sex. I think it must be, consciously or unconsciously, about this as well as the above.
  • Rod from Gainesville, FlJeez i don't know if the explanation is right I just thought it was someone being tormented and they refer to Hamer Horror which was a series of pictures made in english studios.
  • Erick Overveen from Amsterdam, NetherlandsI like the way she sings about the metaphysics of horror, ans strange phenomenals like death and ghosts
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