"Hang Me High" as written by and Siouxsie The Banshees....
Set me up with the bells in the tower
And beat them hour after hour
Do the bonds that seal your lips
Intone the penance as you slip

Into another night of bleeding flowers?
And in that final sinful moment
Were you just seeking love's pretender?

Does loss of loss become the gain?
Empires stagger on words profane
The voice of blood cries out exaltation!

Take this halo and bury it deep
Take this head and put it to sleep
Take this breast and bone to keep
Take this sword and leap

Burn body burn and throw it away
With the ashes of some forgotten saint
With some forgotten martyr sweet believer
Take me take me and sleep
Take me keep some
Do not weep

Lyrics submitted by laurelinwyntre

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