"Venus in Furs (Velvet Underground cover)" as written by and Lou Reed....
Shiny, shiny, shiny boots of leather
Whiplash girl-child in the dark
Comes in bells, your servant, don't forsake him
Strike, dear mistress, and cure his heart

Downy sins of streetlight fancies
Chase the costumes she shall wear
Ermine furs adorn the imperious
Severin, Severin awaits you there

I am tired, I am weary
I could sleep for a thousand years
A thousand dreams that would awake us
Different colors made from your tears

Kiss the boot of shiny, shiny leather
Shiny leather in the dark
Tongue of thongs, the belt that does await you
Strike, dear mistress, and cure his heart

Severin, Severin, you speak so slightly
Severin, Severin, down on your bended knee
Taste the whip, in love not given lightly
Taste the whip, and bleed on me

I am tired, I am weary
I could sleep for a thousand years
A thousand dreams that would awake me
Different colors made of tears

Shiny, shiny, shiny boots of leather
Whiplash girl-child in the dark
Severin, your servant comes in bells, please don't forsake him
Strike, dear mistress, and cure his heart


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Venus in Furs (Velvet Underground cover) song meanings
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    General CommentOkay, those lyrics are exactly the same as the original Velvet Underground version. They need to be adjusted. Because I couldn't find any sites with accurate DEVOTCHKA lyrics, I went and did some editing of my own. Should be fairly accurate if you actually listen along with the song:

    Shiny, shiny, shiny boots of leather
    Shiny leather in the dark
    Whiplash girlchild, you surely don't foresake him
    Strike, dear mistress, and cure his heart

    Downy sins of your streetlight fancies
    You chase the costumes that she would wear
    Ermine furs adorned imperiously
    Severin, Severin awaits you there

    I am tired, I am weary
    I could sleep for a thousand years
    A thousand dreams that could awake us
    Different colors made from your tears

    I kiss the boot of shiny, shiny leather
    Shiny leather in the dark
    Tongue of thongs, the belt that does await you
    Strike, dear mistress, and cure his heart

    Oh Severin, Severin, you speak so slightly
    Severin, down on your bended knee
    Taste the whip, in love not given lightly
    Taste the whip, and plead for me

    I am tired, I am weary
    I could sleep for a thousand years
    A thousand dreams that could awake us
    Different colors made from your tears
    tonecamegon September 16, 2010   Link

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