Arm in arm on the boulevard
Speaking the language that only we know
I'll brush an eyelash from your cheek
I know they'll write books about you
And oh! the crowds and the joyful faces
These people are just backdrop to us
You and I don't even think like they do
You and I we're like a different species

Like Romeo and Juliet
In a bunker, shot through the head
Everything will be beautiful
Everything will be beautiful

Affairs of state and of the heart
I love it when you speak so passionately
We understand how music works
You understand what you mean to me
And oh! the indescribable beauty
Of a million hands raised to salute you
Like poppies lean when winds caress them
Cut flowers pressed to solemn duty

Like Romeo and Juliet
In a bunker, shot through the head
Everything will be beautiful
Everything will be beautiful

This epoch, this century,
These people and this infamy
Where once there was a single summer
That never seemed to turn.


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    General Commentwell, it's a love song about Hitler, isn't it?
    Nolion May 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYeah, Unity Mitford was a female English pro-Nazi who went to Germany and managed to get into Hitler's in-crowd. When Britain declared war on Germany, she sent him a letter saying goodbye then tried to kill herself by shooting herself in the head.
    apocalyptic_lighton May 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commenteven if it is about a traitor who supported Nazi Germany its still one of the most beautiful songs ive ever heard. When the guitar comes it at the end of the second chorus its like wow!
    King of Some Islandon May 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is such a sweet song. as for king of some islands comment, she might have loved hitler but she never wanted war and she wasnt necessarily a traitor. people will do stupid things for love - romeo and juliet are a perfect example
    hahaheeheehahaon March 06, 2009   Link
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    General CommentDiana Mitford was infinitely more hateful than her sister Unity ever was, Hitler-crush or no.
    SoundogBabylonon June 28, 2011   Link

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