Come into the den
Come into the den
You've got a glow
You've got a glow

Climb into my arms
With blood on your clothes
You've got a glow
You've got a glow

And you're no ones but mine
And nobody knows
The lane where he's lying
No heat in his bones.

No heart that was mine
No hand that i'd hold
And you've got a glow
You've got a glow

And there's no escaping
The thing that is making its home
In your radio

Your light and alive
You're lithe and you're strong
And you've wanted to do that, my love
For so long

My live and dead men
Come into the den.
You've got a glow
You've got a glow.

No heart that was mine
No hand that i'd hold
And you've got a glow
You've got a glow


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  • +2
    General CommentI'm not sure it's about homicide, to be honest.

    Someone mentioned Black Sheep Boy, one of their more... prominent albums, it seems.

    In many of their songs, you hear of how a woman still loves a stone, especially in the Black Sheep Boy album. How she cannot be with the man (singing) because she's still in love with the man that died long ago. She's in love with a head stone and the guy singing just really wants to be with her.

    Because someone died and she has blood on her, doesn't necessarily mean she's the murderer. He's asking her to come into his arms because she's upset. I'm suspecting this might be the original place where the girl's love dies.

    But that's just my take.
    Heathlingon January 31, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentHe's finally got her at the end of the album, after all those songs about his one-sided, frustrated love for her, and of her hopeless and unhappy love for the man that is a stone. She's light and alive because she's finally "killed" her feelings for the other man, and the black sheep boy is basically... reveling in the glory of it, and does so shamelessly by using language related to, well, murder!

    Or, the murder imagery is all part of a fantasy of his, and he doesn't really get her after all. He could just be saying that the only way he could ever get her in the end would be by killing the other man. And he could never do that, so the love is as hopeless as it was in the beginning, but... he can still have wild fantasies about it to appease himself. I am convinced it is a sad song!
    coolpootieon September 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about a man who just killed someone for his wife, she may have slept with another person and her husband killed him ...he has a "glow" because he enjoyed what he did...this song is so insanely morbid sounding...but oh so beautiful
    IAmAClicheon December 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcreepy
    master_debateron February 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe most beautiful song.
    precipitateon October 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow this is pretty creepy like debater said and like precipitate says is the most beatuiful song (off the new album). ::)
    ctspectatoron October 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmaybe about killing his best friend?
    ctspectatoron October 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song too. It continues the black sheep boy theme, with something there, lurking, wanting you to do bad things and comforting/supporting you when you do. Despite the line about the guy lying in a lane, I always thought this song could be about suicide.
    thejayschon March 28, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think the lyrics are wrong and the line is "the lane where he's lying; no heat in his home" since that is a recurring line in the album. "In the oven's heat this house is now a home," from "Song of Our So-Called Friend"; heat and warmth signals that people are living there. I agree that this song is about a homicide.
    okriver27on April 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't think it's literally about a homicide. Several other songs on the album talk about how he wants a girl who's in love with someone else (who may or may not be dead -- see "A Stone" and "Songs of Our So-Called Friends"). In this song, he finally convinces her to forget about the other guy (i.e. emotionally "kill" the guy) and be with him instead. This song takes place right after she finally makes this choice ("And you're no one's but mine / And nobody knows").

    The line "And you've wanted to do that my love / For so long" fits this too. He's telling her she made the right choice, it's something she should have done a long time ago.
    sminnemanon April 17, 2007   Link

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