29 Palms

Album: Fate Of Nations (1993)
Charted: 21
  • A fool in love
    A crazy situation
    Her velvet glove
    Knocks me down and down and down and down
    Her kiss of fire
    A loaded invitation
    Inside her smile
    She takes me down and down and down and down

    Her moves look good
    A touch of desperation
    From where I stood
    She turned my head around and around and around

    It comes kinda hard
    When I hear your voice on the radio (hear your voice on the radio)
    Taking me back down the road leads back to you

    Oh-oh 29 Palms
    I feel the heat of your desert heart (feel the heat of your desert heart)
    Taking me back down the road leads back to you

    Oh, I'm burning in love
    A strange infatuation
    Why cold cold touch, mmm
    What must I do, do, do, do
    The heat and the dust
    Increase my desolation
    In God we trust
    Always for you, and you, and you, and you

    It comes kinda hard
    When I hear your voice on the radio (hear your voice on the radio)
    Leading me back down the road that leads back to you

    Oh-oh-oh 29 Palms
    I feel the heat of your desert heart (feel the heat of your desert heart)
    Leading me back down the road that leads back to you

    Baby, now it comes kinda hard
    When I hear your voice on the radio
    Leading me back down the road that leads back to you
    Oh, don't ya hear me baby, now

    29 Palms
    I feel the heat of your desert heart (feel the heat of your desert heart)
    Leading me back down the road that leads back to you, you, you
    Yeah-yeah-yeah
    I'm coming home, oh oh

    Gonna get there, gonna get there, don't ya know, babe
    It comes kinds hard
    I said when I hear your voice on the radio
    Leading me back down the road that leads back to you
    Ooh ooh ooh ooh
    29 Palms Writer/s: CHARLIE JONES, DOUG BOYLE, PHILIP JOHNSTONE, ROBERT A PLANT
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Jb from Deer Park,wiI think it's about anyone that leads a music entertainers life. Travelling on the road hoping to get back home again for a normal life instead of the demands of the road.
  • Hellena from UkThis reminds me of Sting Desert Rose in some ways. A mysterious seductive Desert Woman..probably with dark hair & blue eyes ... Like Alanna Myles lol
  • Clint from TaosCome on. “Her velvet glove”?!? He even used the riff from her song (Black Velvet)
  • Ted from SeattleI knew a DJ who worked at the 29 palms radio station at the time the song was written who indicated they and Robert had a "thing" and the song was about that.
  • Bigshadowdog from Alexandria, VaAccording to Alannah Myles Facebook page: "Alannah & Robert became an item after her meteoric rise to fame. Torn between her hard won success and loving his philandering heart, she chose music and has never looked back. During their recording separation she wrote an orchestrated ballad 'Song Instead Of A Kiss' revealing lost love, he wrote an ode to her favourite place in the California dessert, '29 Palms'. "
  • Paul from Marysville, WaI love this song. When it came out I had recently begun a job as a delivery driver. I was also just starting to recover from a major loss, so for me that line "leading me down the road that leads back to you" meant I was getting back to being my normal happy self.
  • Will from Memphis, TnI was stationed in 29 Palms for many years, met the love of my life there. Most people think of 29 Palms as a desert waste land, but it is one of this country's hidden treasures. I often hear "her voice" on the radio, music was such a big influence on both of us, there were several songs that had special meaning for both of us. I remember the evening that we both first heard this song, at a bar called The Virginian, in 29 Palms.
  • Jimbo from Sequim, WaOK, this may be completely coincidence, but VH1 aired a show called "Bands Reunited" featuring a punk band from the 80s named Romeo Void. The singer opened her door and exclaimed, "What's VH1 doing here in 29 Palms....
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