"Invisible Touch" as written by and Michael/collins Rutherford....
Well I've been waiting, waiting here so long
But thinking nothing, nothing could go wrong, ooh now I know
She has a built in ability
To take everything she sees
And now it seems I'm falling, falling for her.

She seems to have an invisible touch yeah
She reaches in, and grabs right hold of your heart
She seems to have an invisible touch yeah
It takes control and slowly tears you apart.

Well I don't really know her, I only know her name
But she crawls under your skin, you're never quite the same, and now I
Know
She's got something you just can't trust
It's something mysterious
And now it seems I'm falling, falling for her.

She seems to have an invisible touch yeah
She reaches in, and grabs right hold of your heart
She seems to have an invisible touch yeah
It takes control and slowly tears you apart.

She don't like losing, to her it's still a game
And though she will mess up your life,
You'll want her just the same, and now I know
She has a built in ability
To take everything she sees
And now it seems I've fallen, fallen for her.

She seems to have an invisible touch yeah
She reaches in, and grabs right hold of your heart
She seems to have an invisible touch yeah
It takes control and slowly tears you apart.

She seems to have an invisible touch...


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Invisible Touch" as written by Phil Collins Anthony George Banks

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, IMAGEM MUSIC INC

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    General CommentThe dark part of the story is that, of course, she's beautiful and looks inocennt. Yo would never imagne she hides attitudes capable of destroying a person.

    Anyway, this song could also be about cocaine...
    Alienoon December 06, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is pretty clearly about drug addiction. "She" refers solely to drug addiction, anthropomorphized as a temptress female. Note the actions she does--none of them are literally true (a bad girlfriend does not literally tear you apart).

    For evidence of that, look at some of "her" characteristics and actions.

    -Her "touch" is invisible. You can't see drug addiction.
    -She will "tear you apart" and "mess up your life". Drug addiction can screw your life up bad.
    -She "crawls under your skin." Once you internalize her as a part of your life, you're changed forever, as any drug will do to you.

    I could go on but it's pretty clear in its own right.
    OldSouthon July 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm the first one to comment on this song!

    To me, this song is about falling in love with some real shitty people of the opposite sex.

    One girl comes to mind that I've fallen for again and again, and she constantly proves to be horrible, and seems to have every trait that I could possibly hate in a woman. I would give name and address, but unlike said girl i've got Morals!
    corpseboyon October 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhat a lovely song!
    Razormasticatoron December 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo right, corpseboy and Alieno. Totally what I think as well.

    This song is about my ex girlfriend, I swear.
    bradleybon January 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love phil's voice! The song is about one of those girls who can have her way with any guy she wants and the song is from the guys point of view.

    Hate those type of girls. Great song.
    JoeShorkon January 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about being initially attracted to a woman who seems dangerous and risky.
    And when things get serious, when you're an official "couple"... all that danger and risk becomes apparent when she breaks your heart.
    bradleybon January 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti have always loved Genesis... this song reminds me of my ex-girlfriend so much... as much as she drives me insane sometimes, there is still a part that pulll me back to her
    airmanzigon November 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe drug references, specifically heroin, is quite apparent you can't see anything BUT that. However, I tend to feel Phil was writing about being infatuated with a destructive girl using drugs as an analogy. The lines "She seems to have an invisible touch" were improvised when the group were developing music, so it is not like there's anything personal about drug abuse that this song originated from.
    RandomPersonYouAreReadingon July 31, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is definitely about being attracted to a manipulative woman. It's about how she screws with his head to the point that he thinks he has to have her.

    If you think it's about drugs or God then you need to get out more.
    brocephuson August 19, 2009   Link

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