Birdmad Girl

  • This girl has got a smile
    That can make me cry
    This girl just burns with love
    She's burning burning deep inside
    Night time night time
    Sets my house on fire
    I'll turn into the melting man
    I'll lose my life
    To feel I feel desire
    Oh I should feel
    Like a polar bear...
    It's impossible
    She flies outside this cage
    Singing girl mad words
    I keep her dark thoughts deep inside
    As black as stone
    And mad as birds
    Wild wild wild
    And never turn away
    Sends me all her love
    She sends me everything
    She sends me everywhere
    Oh I could be
    A polar bear...
    But it's impossible
    I try to talk
    The sky goes red
    I forget
    So fill in my head
    With some of this
    Some of that
    Some of every word she says
    Oh I should be
    A polar bear...
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Samantha from Chicago, IlActually, the title is a reference to the poem "Love in the Asylum" by Dylan Thomas about a young man in an insane asylum who falls in love with a girl "mad as birds,"
  • Sherpa from Rotterdam, NetherlandsThe polar bear refers to the song "Eisbär", recorded by the fabulous Swiss Neue Welle band "Grauzone".
    "Ich möchte ein Eisbär sein, im kalten Polar, dann müsste ich nie mehr weinen, alles wär so klar" Translated "I wish I was a polar bear, on the freezing pole, I would never have to cry again, everything would be so clear."

    But Robert notices that it is impossible to be a polar bear.
  • Miras from Astana, KazakhstanThe mental girl (name of the song) is also mentioned in the lyrics of another Cure song 'Burn' (The Crow soundtrack). One of my favourites, both song and the picture.

    don't look, don't look
    the shadows breathe
    whispering me away from you
    don't wake at night to watch her sleep
    you know that you will always see
    this trembling, adored, toussled bird-mad girl

    Miracle, The Cure fan
  • Ali from Wine, Cawell. id sure love to be that girl. this song actually isnt that bad. its good, especially since its one of Roberts early works; the background and melody are fine, and i think its just not too popular, considering the name and the thought on the song. and whats with the polar bear anyway?
    i just wish i could read that article.
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