I wake at dusk to go alone
without a light
to the unknown
i want this night inside of me
i want to feel
i want this speeding
i want that speeding

my blood beats black tonight!

no need for comfort
no need for light
i am hunting for secrets tonight
Eat the sorrow lick the spark
u h oh my blood beats dark

And here it comes
it comes for me
i want to run
i want to scream
Get in my car with both eyes closed
full pedal down
And i am speeding!

my blood beats black tonight!

no need for comfort
no need for light
i am hunting down demons tonight
Eat the terror lick the spark
uh oh my blood beats dark.

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    General Commentthe first song i ever heard by patrick wolf.
    i've been insanely in love with him ever since.
    between colorson November 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is absolute greatness.
    ieatseedson February 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentan amazing song indeed. oh Patrick, take me for a ride with both eyes closed without the light! :-)
    latentiaon March 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song perfectly fits for lonely night walks through the city, with your headphones on... or just sitting on the backseat of the car and watching out of the window into the night...

    i'm being totally immersed in Lycanthropy lately, such a strangely beautiful record...
    iwantobeahorseon March 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe chorus is so catchy.
    Definitely a stand out track on the album
    rockouton June 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love the beat of the second time he is singing "blood beats black tonight" d d d ddd
    to|the|sunon October 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is perfection.
    Fernando Maravillaon August 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentPerhaps he's talking about letting go or blocking out all the petty shit and people in his life (i.e. "eat the sorrow"; "hunting for secrets..."; and "hunting down demons...") and just looking to bring happiness or excitement into his life (i.e. "lick the spark" - the spark being the excitement) to kind of negate all of that.

    Being that it's something as simple as speeding in a car just for the adrenaline rush, excitement can still bring happiness to a person even if it's within a small time frame.
    Nussenbaunon October 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is the first Patrick Wolf song I ever ever heard and it will always be my favorite. I think this song is brilliant and beautiful. Amazing.
    Misseveruson April 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI really have no idea what this song means but its great and v.v. catchy..

    I love it!
    spitfire27on May 14, 2007   Link

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