"Bury My Head" as written by and Kate Walsh....
Tip-toeing where you shine your light
Stealing my heart into the night
And springing it on me just when the time was right
You told me about her and all the plans you're making
Lost in the woods with two crumbs for taking

Now I don't want to share
Your fingers through my hair
But if you keep calling my name
I'll bury my head in the sand hoping you'll stay

How can't you be different from the rest?
Oh, won't you surprise me instead?
I've had it up to here
Please just be my darling, my dear

I knew it was hard for you to say
Quivering like a leaf as we lay

I guess that I could share
Your fingers through my hair
But if you keep calling her name
I'll bury my head in the sand hoping you'll change

How can't you be different from the rest?
Oh, won't you surprise me instead?
I've had it up to here
But, please just be my darling, my dear
But, please just be my darling my dear



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"Bury My Head" as written by Kate Walsh

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    General Commentmostly i agree with aloharose, but i think kate walsh is actually 'the other woman', he cheats on his girlfriend with her but she wants him to be hers alone but he doesn't want to leave his girlfriend or even wife for her.
    onetwofoldon December 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, I think its about the person she loves cheating on her, her knowing about it and knowing she really ought to leave him but she won't, she just buries her head in the sand about it all.

    I always think its "HOW can't you be different from the rest" - maybe thats not right, but it seems to makes more sense to me, its like shes not saying she wishes he was different but that she can't believe she was wrong about him - she thought he was so different.

    great song and great picture painted about the story, about the power someone you love has over you and maybe shes hinting at the manipulation of that power in "tip toeing where you shine your light" - definitely a relate-able type of song.
    AlohaRoseon October 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of my favorites. I completely agree with AlohaRose is that with the name of the song being "Bury My Head" she knows that her boyfriend is being unfaithful and is choosing to just pretend she doesn't know but at the same time doesn't want to "share your fingers through my hair". Kate Walsh is amazing at putting her words in such a way that explains a thousand feelings in just a few lines.
    kristamcgowanon December 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commentahh i agree with all of the above.
    there is so mcu passion in her beautifull little delicate voice.
    if i could sing like anyone, it would be her
    lacerhuffyon February 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwhat about the part where it says
    'you tell me about her and the plan's your making'
    lacerhuffyon February 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwell that is one of the lines that make me think that she's actually 'the other woman' like i said before, lacerbuffy.
    She's not the one really cheaten on - he cheats on someone WITH her. So he would tell her about his girlfriend en the plans they were making, which probably means he told her that he wasn't going to leave his girlfriend: 'I knew it was hard for you to say'
    But she wants him to be only hers: 'Please just be my darling, my dear'
    onetwofoldon February 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think that it could be interpreted also as someone who realizes that her time with him is limited. Like, she can tell that he still thinks about his last lover a lot, and it almost feels like she's sharing him with the last woman. But in the end, she just wants to stay with him and be loved with him, despite all her hesitations and all the drawbacks.
    baision February 25, 2015   Link

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