Silence is a power and a tool
For you
For you
Wild Tigers I Have Known
They send me down
Messin' around

You keep your heart from your chest
It'll be gone just like the rest
'Cause it's a man's world
Say all the right words
And hold your heart from your chest

The silence and the color
and their beauty
Stands right and still for you

Holdin' flames
Holdin' hands in hearts
And their bindings
held tightly
Lyin' in the shady grass
Their teeth grinding
Inside is foreign

'Cause it's the magic hand
that holds you gently
And turns one into many
And there inside,
it's bloody to reach boldly
For truth spoken from mouth in his name

There will be wise men
singing, bringing you luck
Now there will be wise men
singing, bringing you luck
Now there will be wise men
singing, bringing you luck
Bringing you love

Now it's the precious summertime
Hand in pocket
Bright light
Wild Tigers I Have Known
They send me down
Messin' around


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    General Commentfrom Rolling Stone October 18th Issue:

    Dark Undercoat also pays homage to everyday heroes. White wrote "Wild Tigers I Have Known" for Cam Archer's movie of the same name, a Gus Van Sant-produced portrait of a gay teenager struggling to put his desires into action. "The song was a way for me to connect with the heartbreak of that experience," she says. "When you decide to go deep with darkness, you also unearth pieces of gold." --JENNIFER MAERZ

    always nice when the artist explains it a little for us.
    brianisbrillianton January 09, 2010   Link
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    General CommentLove, and it's aftermath sometimes feels like this. Wild, exciting, painful, uplifting, depressing. Something much bigger than us: a wild tiger.
    arslongaon September 17, 2009   Link

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