This Velvet Glove

Album: Californication (1999)
  • Close to my skin
    I'm falling in someone who's been
    Sittin' by the phone
    I'm left alone in another zone

    John says to live above hell
    My will is well
    No one is waiting for me to fail
    My will could sail yeah

    It's such a waste to be wasted in the first place
    I want to taste the taste of being face to face with common grace
    To meditate on the warmest dream
    And when I walk alone I listen to our secret theme

    Your solar eyes are like nothing I have ever seen
    Somebody close that can see right through
    I'd take a fall and you know that I'd do anything
    I will for you

    Sailin' for the sun'cause there is one
    Knows where I'm from
    I care for you I really do I really do
    Come closer now
    So you can lie right by my side
    Sit alone in the sun I wrote a letter to you
    Getting over myself, yeah

    Your solar eyes are like nothing I have ever seen
    Somebody close that can see right through
    I'd take a fall and you know that I'd do anything
    I will for you

    Your solar eyes are like nothing I have ever seen
    Somebody close that was made for you
    I'd take a fall and you know that I'd do anything
    I will for you

    Close to my skin someone who's been
    I'm a falling in
    Disasters are just another star
    Falling in my yard
    John says to live above hell
    My will is well
    Long to be with someone to tell
    I love your smell Writer/s: MICHAEL BALZARY, JOHN ANTHONY FRUSCIANTE, ANTHONY KIEDIS, CHAD SMITH
    Publisher: MoeBeToBlame
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • AnonymousClaire Essex is just a pseudonym for Yohanna.
  • John from Pittsburgh, Pawhat does a velvet glove have to do with anything?
  • Jill from Dumfries, Vathis song is keidis's way of showing frusciante how much he meant to him. john was anthony's confidant and most influental source of inspiration to kick his bad drug habits (which resulted in his hepititus c diagnosis).
    you can tell how much respect and love anthony has for john in the very fist line of the song (close to my skin, i'm falling in, someone who's been.)
    i think it's a sweet way to show that your friendship to someone can even withstand serious problems.
  • Kyle from Fresno , CaAnthony Keidis wrote this song about guitarist John Frusciante and how happy and grateful he was to have him back in the band.
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