Alive With The Glory Of Love

Album: Say Anything... Is A Real Boy (2004)
  • When I watch you, want to do you, right where you're standing yeah
    Right on the foyer on this dark day right in plain view oh yeah
    Of the whole ghetto, the boot-stomped meadows, but we ignore that yea
    You're lovely baby, this war is crazy, I won't let you down oh no no no
    I won't let them take you, won't let them take you hell no no
    I won't let them take you, won't let them take you hell no no
    No no no no no

    And when our city vast and shitty
    Falls to the Axis, yeah
    They'll search the buildings collect gold fillings, wallets, and rings
    But Miss Black Eyeliner you'd look finer with each day in hiding oh yea
    Beneath the warm wood, ooh love me so good,
    They won't hear us screw away the day, I'll make you say
    (Alive, alive, alive with love)

    No I won't let them take you, won't let them take you hell no no
    Oh no I won't let them take you, won't let them take you
    Our Treblinka is alive with the glory of love
    Treblinka, alive with the glory of love yea

    Should they catch us and dispatch us those separate work camps yeah
    I'll think about you, I'll dream about you
    I will not doubt you with the passing of time
    Should they kill me your love will fill me as warm as the bullets
    I'll know my purpose this all was worth this I won't let you down

    No I won't, no I won't, no I won't
    (Alive, alive, alive with love)
    I won't let them take you, won't let them take you hell no no Writer/s: MAX BEMIS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 7

  • Staceey from ., Australiagotta love the "yeah"'s in this and the end of the workcamps line,they are addictive, didn't know the lyrics til just now but theyre really pretty.
    i love "a walk through hell" too
  • Tello from Nyc, Nyreally great song. Say Anything's really good. i loveeee Max Bemis. if you want to check out some of thier other songs try "walk through hell" "i want to know your plans" "woe" "its a metaphore, fool" and "wow, i can get sexual too" there's way more that i didn't add here. Check them out on itunes.
  • Rachel from Boston, Mathis song tells the story of Max's grandparents, who's loved survived the holocost. Of course, the story is told how Max always imagined it =). great song, great lyrics.
  • Mermi from Nyc, NyThere's so many hidden historical facts in this song, that you'd never know unless you've listened to it 5,000 times. For example, they talk about "gold fillings, wallets, and rings" being collected, they claim that their "treblinka", or Nazi extermination camp, is "alive with the glory of love", and how their city will "fall to the Axis". I'm pleased that it wasn't an ignorantly written song. Clever lyrics always surprise me when it comes to music these days.
  • Mermi from Nyc, NyOn the surface, this seems like just another pop/rock song, but it's much more than that. It's actually a love story that takes place during the Holocaust.
  • Maddie from Denver, Cothis is an awesome song. i've come to love it. i think it's such an awesome love song, and i love the meaning of the it. it's one of my favorite songs.
  • Jonatan from PiteaToday was actually the first time i really started to listen to this song.The thing that make this song so great (except the melody) is the lyrics. The lyrics have a wonderful way of describing love, now in the shape "of a Jew living in Europe during World War II" who's trying to prevent his girlfriend from being taken by the Axis.
    There's many "funny" and nice lines from the text, such as - "But Miss Black Eyeliner, You'd look finer, with each day in hiding" , "Should they catch us, and dispatch us to those separate work camps, I'll dream about you, I will not doubt you with the passing of time, oh ya..
    Should they kill me, your love will fill me as warm as the bullets, ya.."
    Anyway it's a great song that I think many people have and will love.

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