"I feel that you shouldn't get involved
Iin an intimate relationship
Until you are emotionally mature enough
To handle it totally
Able to cope with your feelings
And your sexuality
Without guilt, inhibition or phoniness
But with love, tenderness and honesty,"

Things were disappearing
In my neighborhood
Once again somebody
Was up to no good
I saw that you were wanted
But not like I wanted you

And that's when I knew I had to be with you
And that's when I knew if I didn't, I'd be through
To end my grief I'd have to catch a thief
Your love was my relief
My love is your release

Come into my window
It's open every night
That's where I'll be waiting
I'll keep off all the lights
I'm lying on my bed
Crown jewels on my head

I'd never give you up
So come in from the cold
My turtledove
I'd hide you from the cops
Don't be frightened now, my love
I'll take a life of crime
Ah, to make you mine

Come in off that rooftop
You're so handsome dressed in black
See you in the shadows
I'd like to see you on your back
Take this precious treasure
And I will treasure you

We'll run away my dear
Some place special, have no fear
We'll even change our names
We'll be kinky, we'll be strange
I'll take a life of crime
Ah, to make you mine
Ah, to catch a thief

Your love was my relief
My love is your release
Your love was my relief
My love is your release
Ah, to catch a thief...


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    General CommentAbsolutely my favorite Lovage song. I agree with Jessthink, it's definitely a clever song. I love the mixture of both love and sexuality. I think it's full of passion and romance.
    pahohhlahon June 19, 2006   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionI'd never give you up
    So come in from the cold
    MY TURTLEDOVE
    I'd hide you from the cops
    Don't be frightened now, my love
    I'll take the life of crime
    ALL to make you mine...

    ALL to make you mine
    ALL to catch a thief
    SweetLiferon November 27, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song! i really liike the intro when the guy talks in his formal voice. corny as it sounds, i agree with it. such a clever song overall.
    jessthinkon November 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove this song and Jennifer's voice!
    MuddyMaeon August 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAlso, it kind of sounds like a Bonnie and Clyde sort of thing?
    MuddyMaeon August 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song its purely original....it makes me want to catch a thief to make mine
    Innocence44on December 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIts based off of the 1955 movie, To Catch A Thief.
    thealex9123on February 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing
    lauraXIIon June 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHot DAMN is this song sexy.
    killridemedlyon November 26, 2007   Link

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