Blue eyes of fire
sweet desire
is bitter torture,
You are no fathers daughter,
No man has this much to offer,
Skin dark as sin,
Soft and when,
We took cover,
From the rain,
And the thunder,
Under stained glass we did slumber,
Till the sun came out to blind us,
So we could not see anything,
So we knew at once we were meant to be,
And we heard the gods all rise and say,
The love we made was no lie.

And with 30 years of hopes and fears breathing down my neck,
Such a sad, sad thing i set you free,
'Cuz I can't get you back.
You are fire, you are water.
When you dance it is torture.
Maybe some night by the grey light of the dull moon we can meet,
Tangled, entwined, we have climbed, we have wrangled, shiny sequins sparked and spangled,
Our hearts iron-cuffed and mangled,
We spent the night,
By the side of the water,
Passed the breakers and the markers,
We swam out into the darkness,
Till we could not feel,
The bottom.
Till we could not feel anything.
And the shoreline slowly drifted out of reach,
As the moon shone down and the ocean heaved,
And darkness gave to light.

And with 30 years of hopes and fears breathing down my neck,
Such a sad, sad thing I set you free,
'Cuz I can't get you back.
You are fire, you are water.
When you dance it is torture.
Maybe some day on the bottom of the ocean we can meet.
Though we know if we do we can never leave,
'Cuz the moment that we turn away
The gods will say
The love we made
Was a lie.


Lyrics submitted by ModestM, edited by oxopari

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    General CommentThis was the first Crooked Fingers song ive heard & my fav.
    I was disappointed to see a lyric error & created an account just to fix that!
    "Who has the fire,
    Sweet Desire,
    Has been tortured, "

    should be....
    "Blue eyes of fire
    sweet desire
    is bitter torture"
    vegan9_06on March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentRoccer, your taste lies in bad music.
    Bravuraon March 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI concur,

    This is one of my favorite Crooked Fingers song. Like all of their songs, joyfully sad.
    Chen3141on October 03, 2006   Link
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    My OpinionBeautiful song with beautiful imagery. Absolutely love this song
    oxoparion May 03, 2016   Link
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    General Commentwho the heck r these guys they sound really bad and the learics suck! my chemical romance is fantastic. tell the world
    rocceron March 06, 2006   Link

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