"True Love" as written by and Des Hefner */johnny Cooke */ronnie Perry....
Chicken wings, and diamond rings
There's anything I'd give to you.
I'd ride a tiger, walk a wire
Wall to wall yes, all for you.
And if you asked I'd wear an iron mask.
Oh! I'd chew glass for you.
All for you
Pick a cloud, I'll fly
I'd drink the ocean dry for you.
If love is really blind,
I'd pluck out both my eyes for you.
There's nothing I wouldn't try for you
(And still you say you love me
As you pull the screens
And pump the morphine and I'll
Float up like a little ball.
And maybe you think I'm not listening
As you scream and scream
But rest assured, I hear every word!)

Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher

"True Love" as written by Cole Porter

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    General CommentA delightful ode to codependence and obsessive love. My introduction to the Dots, and abandon all hope . . .
    kazmodeuson November 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAnother insane love song. Very catchy melody and lush sound.
    slow pulse boyon July 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI actually find this song pretty frightening - maybe it's because of the frantic-sounding musical background, or the fact that the song's lyrical speaker is so willing to do anything for the object of his affection, or that last stanza that abstractly suggests their relationship is abusive, apathetic, or otherwise unhealthy. The scariest line, to me, is "If love is really blind/I'd pluck out both my eyes for you" - a symbolic metaphor turned into something extreme, painful, and disturbing. The title of the song - "True Love" - it gives the impression that love is measured by how far you're willing to go for someone who may not even truly care about you. Which is true to an extent, but it shouldn't come with the willingness to hurt yourself for no reason, just because someone says you should. Frightening stuff, yes. But I enjoy it anyway.
    Pippin the Mercuryon August 11, 2011   Link

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