Night After Night

Album: A Creature I Don't Know (2011)
  • My darling, I loved you
    I long to become you
    And know what it is that you gave

    We dance the sorrow
    Forgive me tomorrow
    And I pray night after night and day after day
    Would you watch my body weaken
    And my mind drift away?

    Dear lover forsaken, our love is taken away

    You were my speaker, my innocence-keeper
    I don't night after night, day after day
    Would you watch my body weaken,
    My mind drift away?

    Dear lover forgiven, my love is driven by rage

    Oh I should just leave you, instead I've deceived you
    But I don't
    Night after night, day after day
    Would you watch my body weaken and mind drift away?

    I count no one, hold nobody's ear
    I sold you my hand once and you hit me in fear
    I don't stand for the devil
    I don't whisper in ears
    I stand on the mountains and call people to hear

    Sudden bursts of light, it's a fate foretold
    It is knowing, it is knowing

    He longs for the answers, as all of us must
    He longs for the woman who will conquer his lust
    He screams in the night, I scream in the day
    He weeps in the evening and lies naked and prays

    Night after night, day after day
    Night after night, day after day
    Would you watch my body weaken and my mind drift away?

    It's a tempting communion
    It's a fate foretold
    It is knowing, it is knowing
    What it is that you're told Writer/s: LAURA BEATRICE MARLING
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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