What a wonder it is to see you
What a wonder it is to feel you
I found your hide out in the rubble
Where you can cry out
When you're in trouble
Now I want to be in your hide and seek
Now I want to make children
Do I scare you or make you frightened?
Don't you dare move
The ropes will tighten
Is it over (over)?
Does it hurt you (hurt you)?
All I wanted was (wanted was) to divert you
Now I want to be in your hide and seek
Now I want to make love to, love to, love to
Love to you
You're the glacier
I'm a bonfire
You're the treasure
That I desire
You're the ruby over diamonds
Shy and moody
You're a wonder, wonder


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    General CommentThis is probably my favorite song in the entire world.

    The lyrics are pretty self-explanatory.
    pantsuiton February 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti've never heard anything that sounds like kashmir.. really love the suggestive sound on their latest album.
    anyho great song!
    MrGarrisonon April 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about rape.
    ApplesInMonoon June 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentApplesInMono - I am pretty sure you're right.

    What a wonder it is to see you (He is secretly in love with her. Watching her when he knows she doesn't notice)
    What a wonder it is to feel you (He is fantasizing. In his dreams he is touching her, feeling her.)
    I found your hide out in the rubble
    Where you can cry out
    When you're in trouble (He is obsessed by her. Stalking her. She doesn't know. He sees her inside, the most intimite of her soul. When she is alone and allows her self to cry, he is there. She is never alone. He is always with her.)
    Now I want to be in your hide and seek (His disire grows bigger)
    Now I want to make children (He is fantasizing about being in her. He wants - more than anything - the satisfaction that she alone can give him. He wants her!)
    Do I scare you or make you frightened? (He is becoming desperat. Time is running out. It has to happen soon. He wants to see results of his work.)
    Don't you dare move
    The ropes will tighten (He is getting impacient. He is no longer considerat. He is getting brutal and wild. He doesn't notice how scared she is, or how filled with tears her eyes are. All he notices is his own enormous disire.)
    Is it over (over)?
    Does it hurt you (hurt you)? (He loves her, and she has to become his. She has tryed to escape, hoped that he would let her go, but he didn't. She is tied. She cries. She has begged to be set free, but he doesn't hear her.
    All I wanted was (wanted was) to divert you (He doesn't think anymore. He is scared of softening. She lies there, so innocent, pure. But his feelings for her is to strong. He can't let her go!)
    Now I want to be in your hide and seek
    Now I want to make love to, love to, love to
    Love to you (He doesn't see that it is wrong no more. He is controlled by his disires. Sees nothing else. His love - disire - has overtaken his love for her. He is convinced that he is doing what is best for her. It is only good, what he does. She wants to be his, and he wants to be hers. For him there is nothing more beautiful than his body so close to hers. He doesn't see her tears and desperat look. He doesn't want to see it.
    You're the glacier
    I'm a bonfire
    You're the treasure
    That I desire (To unlike. Therfore he wants her so much. She is perfect in his eyes. As she lies there, she has been a part of him. She has been his, he think. But he doesn't understand that she never will be his.)
    You're the ruby over diamonds (The ruby. The pretty, red stone. The ruby that has the same colour as blood. The blood that testifies that he has been inside her. The diamond is purity, tears. Everything he doesn't see. The ruby is worth more that diamonds. It testifies that he has made her his. The blood is the ruby.
    Shy and moody
    You're a wonder, wonder (She is fearfull and unsecure of what is about to happen now. The blood is drifting down her inder thigh. He sees it. He convinces him self that it is love in her eyes. She is perfect now. They are perfect together, where noone can find them. Ever.)

    RAPE!

    "But he is in love with her?"

    Yes. But fuck him! This is not okay! Noone is allowed to do this! NOONE!
    Hepatitison August 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWow, I had never ever thought about this song like that… But you made me. :D
    amsterdamaon August 18, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"I want to make children"

    haha. I'll use that line next time.
    amestheamazingon October 10, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti never really listened to the lyrics of this song, but im suprised to hear it's about rape. it always makes me feel really creepy listening to it, like someone is stalking around in the night. and it makes me think about the beautiful mysterious Stacy Dupree of Eisley because it's the song from the video she made.
    youtube.com/…
    eisleyanon April 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favourite songs. Fantastic.
    rubyoverdiamondson May 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI seriously doubt its about rape, I just think it's about sex, good old fashoined humping.
    Phk86on September 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI really dont think this is about an acctual rape. Its just a guy who loves the girl so much that he's accually about to go crazy. He loves her "too much" so he can't control himself.

    "Now I want to be in your hide and seek
    Now I want to make children
    Do I scare you or make you frightened?
    Don't you dare move
    The ropes will tighten"

    The ropes part is just about him telling the girl the he loves her too much to let her get away. If he tries to run away from him, he knows that he'll do whatever it takes to get her back.
    mollerhojon May 19, 2008   Link

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