"die for love" as written by Roy Hurd and Templeton Thompson....
I feel lost
do you ever get that feeling?
it's perpetual for me
it's perpetual for me

I die for love
each time I feel your breath breathing
I try to hold my own
I try to hold my own breath

when you sleep beside me
I count the tiles in the ceiling
one hundred twenty two
one hundred twenty three

when you sleep beside me
I hear your falling heart crashing
I try to pick up the debris
I try to pick up the debris

so here we are
do you ever get that feeling?
we're just not meant to be

set me as a seal on your arm and on your heart
they say that love is strong as death
and death will do us part

set me as a seal on your heart and on your arm
they say that jealousy is deep as the grave
that is what it mends on

I hold my breath each time you breathe
I hold my breath each time you breathe
each time you breathe, I die for love

set me as a seal on your heart and on your arm
they say no water and no flame can tear us apart
jealousy flashes fast as fire and leaves a cruel burning heart
they say no waters can put out such a flame
no fire could drown it

I hold my breath each time you breathe
I hold my breath each time you breathe
each time you breathe, I die for love

passion is relentless as an unknown lover burning cold
I hold my breath, devotion ceases me
jealousy ripples like a river underneath me


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  • +2
    General CommentSome of these lyrics are wrong.
    It's
    "Jealousy flashes fast as fire, love's cruel, burning pyre"
    And.

    "Passion is relentless as the underworld and love a burning coal
    I hold my breath, devotion seizes me
    And jealousy ripples like a river underneath me"
    Floating_Candleson June 21, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe lyrics "Set me as a seal on your arm and on your heart" is a verse in the Song of Solomen in the bible.
    Snoopy258on December 18, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about two people who were deeply in love and are just coming to terms that it can never be like this again. I think the male singer is finally realizing they're not meant to be and it's killing him but he knows the admission is a step in the right direction.

    The woman's verses, especially the parts about jealousy, hint that he's been unfaithful somehow but she refuses to let go of him because she'd rather die for love 'holding her breath' than break the 'sacred seals on her arm and heart'. She's yearning for him to display that passion about their love again, but she's fighting against the obvious realization they're not good together anymore.
    osageon September 19, 2015   Link

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