Give me a hug

Closer, closer
Closer, closer...

Love you so
Love you so...

Love you here
Love you here
Know love
Know love

It's you

God can you whisper in her ear?
I wasn't sure if we could be friends

God can you whisper in her ear?
I wasn't sure if we could be friends

God can you whisper in her ear?
I wasn't sure if we could be friends


Lyrics submitted by Anarchitect, edited by missalis

Shell of Light song meanings
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    General Commenti love the last part, "god, can you please hurry up and find me/i wasn't sure if we could be friends.
    paul_bankson April 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentawesome for posting up the lyrics! (y)
    da77ynon June 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentawesome for posting up the lyrics! (y)
    da77ynon June 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentawesome for posting up the lyrics! (y)
    da77ynon June 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyeah the whole final third of the song is so good.
    da77ynon July 14, 2008   Link
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    General Commentsample from the last part of the song is Whisper by Passion. amazing fuckin sample, i die when i hear that last minute or so
    sithieon July 21, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI hear (you can hear the hissing):
    Love you so
    Love you so...


    Instead of:

    Love you more
    Love you more...
    Naunaudon April 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commentsorry, Whisper by Ernie Halter i mean.
    sithieon October 08, 2009   Link
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    General Commentalso though I hear "love osama, love osama" lol

    really love, maybe love is someone? but i think the second lyric is, "now that you know"
    dtabrahamon February 26, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI only recently discovered Burial, and I'm a total addict now. It's really unlike anything I've ever heard before. Good stuff.

    In any case, I was just gonna say that Whisper's lyrics go -
    "God, could you please whisper into her ear."
    "I wasn't sure if we could be friends."

    - so, I think those are the lines that are sampled and used at the end of the song. I don't think there is anything in the original song that says "hurry up and find me," but I understand how it could be heard like that. Burial has an awesome knack for murking up vocal samples and giving them an entirely new soul, almost to the point of changing the words you hear. For example, in "Distant Lights", I was dead sure for a while that the words were "(they) never let me dream," and that the original vocals were male. Turns out, it's Destiny's Child! The real lyrics go "Now that I need you."

    Anyway, cheers to Burial for making a stellar track like this one. Alright, I'll stop blabbing now :P
    gnomad8biton May 05, 2010   Link

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