Black Burning Heart

Album: Perfect Symmetry (2008)
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  • I wish that I could be
    In the cellars of the sea
    And disappear in them
    Never to be seen again

    Live this life
    Its unrelenting appetite
    For feeding off the weak
    Who never had their time to speak

    The sky will be my shroud
    A monumental cloud

    If we could turn back, you can't paper over the crack
    But it will return now, and your heart will burn black

    Give me your hand
    Cut the skin, let me in
    The molecules of us
    Bleeding into one again

    The sky will be my shroud
    The cenotaph of cloud

    If we could turn back, you can't paper over the crack
    But it will return now, and your heart will burn black
    Forgotten my way home, forgotten everything that I know
    Every day a false start, and it burns my heart
    I know

    Everything you said was right, and I suppose
    Everything is here forever, till it goes
    You gave it all away, kept nothing for yourself
    Just a picture on the shelf

    Burning up now
    And I'm racing down a road I don't recognize
    I realize I've

    Forgotten my way home, forgotten everything that I know
    Every day a false start, and it burns my heart
    Turn black Writer/s: RICHARD DAVID HUGHES, TIMOTHY JAMES RICE-OXLEY, TOM CHAPLIN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Jeckapah from Bandung, IndonesiaFrom 1-5:
    Lyric: 5
    Music: 5
    Yeah, the best score always for KEANE!
    Black Burning Heart sounds surprising with the French part...but it is great.
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