Hymn To Her

Album: Get Close (1986)
Charted: 8
  • Let me inside you
    Into your room
    I've heard it's lined
    With the things you don't show
    Lay me beside you
    Down on the floor
    I've been your lover
    From the womb to the tomb
    I dress as your daughter
    When the moon becomes round
    You be my mother
    When everything's gone

    And she will always carry on
    Something is lost
    But something is found
    They will keep on speaking her name
    Somethings change
    Some stay the same

    Keep beckoning to me
    From behind that closed door
    The maid and the mother
    And the crone that's grown old

    I hear your voice
    Coming out of that hole
    I listen to you
    And I want some more
    I listen to you
    And I want some more

    She will always carry on
    Something is lost
    But something is found
    They will keep on speaking her name
    Some things change
    Some stay the same

    She will always carry on
    Something is lost
    But something is found
    They will keep on speaking her name
    Some things change
    Some stay the same

    Let me inside you
    Into your room
    I've heard it's lined
    With the things you don't show
    Lay me beside you
    Down on the floor
    I've been your lover
    From the womb to the tomb
    I dress as your daughter
    When the moon becomes round
    You be my mother
    When everything's gone

    And she will always carry on
    Something is lost
    But something is found
    They will keep on speaking her name
    Some things change
    Some stay the same

    She will always carry on
    Something is lost
    But something is found
    They will keep on speaking her name
    Some things change
    Some stay the same

    And she will always carry on
    Something is lost
    But something is found
    They will keep on speaking her name
    Some things change
    Some stay the same Writer/s: Meg Keene
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Bob from Oakland, CaThe title plays off of a song title from Lerner & Loewe's "My Fair Lady," "A Hymn to Him," which asks "Why can't a woman be more like a man?"
  • Alyson Black from London, EnglandYes indeed, this song is about the Goddess. Ms Hynde is said to be a Pagan. It's a beautiful song.
  • Christina from Staten Island, NyI fully agree Ceci it's a beautiful song dedicated to her as well.
  • Ceci from Kansas City, MoThis is a song for the Goddess, hence the maiden, mother and crone reference. Also, "I dress as your daughter, when the moon becomes round" referring to full moon ritual. It is pagan, Thank Goddess.
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