Both Ends Burning

Album: Siren (1975)
Charted: 25
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  • Please don't ever let me down
    'Cause you know I'm not so sure
    Do I have the speed to carry on
    Burn you out of my mind, I know
    You're a flame that never fades
    Jungle red's a deadly shade
    Both ends burning, will the fires keep
    Somewhere deep in my soul tonight
    Both ends burning

    Now my course is plain as day
    Running bold across to play
    Both ends burning with a strange desire
    That feeds the fire in my soul tonight
    I will dance the night away
    Living only for today
    Both ends burning while you're counting sheep
    Hell, who can sleep in this heat this night?
    Tell me will I ever learn?

    It's too late, the rush is on
    Both ends burning and I can't control
    The fires raging in my soul tonight
    Oh will it never end?
    Put your foot around the bend
    Drive me crazy to an early grave
    Tell me what is there to save tonight
    Both ends burning

    Keep on burning till the end, until the end
    Keep on burning till the end, the very endWriter/s: BRYAN FERRY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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Comments: 2

  • Jim from Long Beach, CaGreat song. Very ahead of its time. That is why Roxy Music is great!!!
  • Zabadak from London, EnglandThis entered the British singles chart before its predecessor, Love Is The Drug, had exited. A rare thing for the UK in those days.
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