"Jezebel" as written by and Martin Gore....
They call you Jezebel
Whenever we walk in
You're going straight to hell
For wanton acts of sin, they say
And that I'll have to pay
But I need you just this way

They call you Jezebel
For what you like to wear
You're morally unwell
They say you never care for me
But what the fail to see is that your games are the key

Open their eyes to the beauty
Open their hearts to the fun
Open their minds to the idea that you don't own someone

They call you Jezebel
Whenever men walk by
They say that they can tell
The longing in your eyes is real
And how you really feel
But they can't see your appeal


Lyrics submitted by Toz428, edited by RDTX14

"Jezebel" as written by Martin Gore

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    General CommentThis song immediately grabbed me when I first heard the album. Gore should've done a couple of more solo songs like this one in the album. His voice is sublime.

    The song can be a bit ambiguous where it can be about this man that only sees the beautiful qualities in this prostitute or simply a woman who has a notorious reputation.
    xcentricon April 22, 2009   Link

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