"Red Guitar" as written by and David Sylvian....
I recognize no method of living that I know.
I see only the basic materials I may use.
If you ask me, I may tell you.
It's been this way for years.
I play my red guitar;
It's the devil in the flesh,
It's the iron in my soul.
I play my red guitar;
It's the devil in the flesh,
It's the iron in my soul.
I understand you're facing problems inside you,
A certain difficulty of being that I know too.
You may ask me, why do I fail
Just when I'm needed.
I play my red guitar;
It's the devil in the flesh,
It's the iron in my soul.
I play my red guitar;
It's the devil in the flesh,
It's the iron in my soul.
I play my red guitar;
It's the devil in the flesh,
It's the iron in my soul.
If you ask me, I may tell you.
It's been this way for years.


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"Red Guitar" as written by David Sylvian

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    General CommentTo me it's about how art is the only thing anchoring him to life, the one true preoccupation, the only thing that makes sense.

    "I recognise no method of living that I know, I see only the basic materials I may use...I play my Red guitar..."

    music is all he has.
    What a beautiful song it is.
    tallulaton September 23, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General CommentMy favourite song on brilliant trees!
    nic-ckon September 10, 2007   Link

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