"The Violet Hour" as written by and Alex Church....
Your lips are meadows,
Your tongue is wine.
Your laughter's liquid,
But your body's pine.
You love all sailors,
But hate the beach.
You say come touch me,
But your always out of reach.

In the dark you tell me of the flowers,
That only blooms in the violet hour.

Your arms are lovely,
Yellow and rose.
Your back's a meadow,
Covered in snow.
Your thighs are thistles,
And hot house grapes.
You breathe your sweet breath,
And have me wait.

In the dark you tell me of the flowers,
That only blooms in the violet hour.

I turned the lights out,
I cleaned the sheets.
You changed the station,
Turned up the heat.
And now your sailing,
Upon your chair.
You got me tangled up,
Inside with your beautiful black hair.

In the dark you tell me of the flowers,
That only blooms in the violet hour.
In the dark you tell me of the flowers,
That only blooms in the violet hour.


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"The Violet Hour" as written by Alex Brown Church

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  • +2
    General CommentAttention everyone:
    This song is not about Bella Swan and Edward Cullen. This song is about VAGINAS.
    That is all.
    peetahPohkketon July 10, 2010   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningUm, the meaning seems pretty clear to me. The flower that blooms in the violet hour is certain part of a woman's body. Re-read the lyrics with this in mind and it all makes perfect sense.
    Carinapiron December 29, 2009   Link
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    My Interpretation Your lips are nettles,
    Your tongue is wine.
    Your laughter's liquid,
    But your body's pine.
    You love all sailors,
    But hate the beach.
    You say "Come touch me",
    But you're always out of reach.

    Chorus: In the dark you tell me of a flower,
    that only blooms in the violet hour.

    Your arms are lovely,
    Yellow and rose.
    You back's a meadow,
    Covered in snow.
    Your thighs are thistles,
    And hot-house grapes
    You breathe your sweet breathe,
    And have me waiting.

    Chorus:In the dark you tell me of a flower,
    That only blooms in the violet hour.

    I turn the lights out.
    I clean the sheets.
    You change the station,
    Turn up the heat.
    And now your sitting,
    Upon your chair.
    You got me tangled up,
    Inside your beautiful black hair.

    Chorus:In the dark you tell me of a flower,
    That only blooms in the violet hour.

    Chorus:In the dark you tell me of a flower,
    That only blooms in the violet hour.





    brewerbulldog44on December 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis is what I heard in the song:

    your lips are nettles
    your tongue is wine
    your laughter's liquid
    but your body's pine
    you love all sailors but hate the beach
    you say "come touch me"
    but you're always out of reach

    in the dark you tell me of a flower
    that only blooms in the violet hour

    your arms are lovely
    yellow and rose
    your back's a meadow covered in snow
    your thighs are thistles and ? grapes
    you breathe a sweet breath and have me wait

    in the dark you tell me of a flower
    that only blooms in the violet hour

    i turn the lights out
    i clean the sheets
    you changed the station
    turned up the heat
    and now you're sailing upon your chair
    you got me tangled up inside your beautiful black hair

    in the dark you tell me of a flower
    that only blooms in the violet hour

    in the dark you tell me of a flower
    that only blooms in the violet hour
    superciliaryon October 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI see it as this guy is comparing his love to wine and wine-related things.. meaning he is possibly intoxicated by her and her beauty, for it seems he is really in love with this woman.

    I also see that they do have a strong relationship, but like every relationship, have their troubles.
    "you say come touch me, but you are always out of reach" just simple say one thing and do the opposite type of thing, nothing enough to cause a break up, but possibly make the relationship stronger..

    Also, not yet sure how i would react to being compared to wine.
    mbeatz6on November 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song was playing in the background in the birthday scene in New Moon.
    I love the song... It's sort of happy. I think it goes well with the moment right before the attack in the film, because things seem to be going great.

    I'm not a huge Sea Wolf fan but I have my first taste in '07 and I liked it, it's kind of odd that they're on the New Moon soundtrack too, but it's cool.
    paisleywickeron November 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe missing line is:

    Your thighs are thistles and hothouse grapes
    barstr7on November 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is my favorite song on the album.
    It's probably the happiest one. I have no idea hat the meaning is. It seems completely random.
    lol
    SillyBillyGooGOoon November 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationOKAY! So I fell in love with this song a while back, and mostly only knew what the chorus and first verse meant....this is actually a pretty sketchy song, but I adore it. I think it was picked for New Moon as an allusion to Edward and Bella's relationship (yuck), which is all about NOT having sex. Which is what the song's about (boy wants her to, girl likes to be flirty but not ready yet). I sort of think Bella's more like the guy singing here, though, than Edward. Edward's like the girl in this song.

    your lips are nettles
    your tongue is wine
    ---
    {[her lips say some pretty hurtful stuff (stinging/nettles) but her kissing's good enough to make up for it?}}
    --
    your laughter's liquid
    but your body is pine
    ---
    {{it's easy to make her laugh...not so easy to get her in bed}}
    --
    you love all sailors
    but hate the beach
    ---
    {{she's flirty (see: loves sailors) but always contradicts herself}}
    --
    you say come touch me
    but you're always out of reach
    --
    {{more contradicting herself...likes to tease but she's too scared to get intimate with this guy}}
    --
    in the dark you tell me of a flower
    that only blooms in the violet hour
    --
    {{whole point of the song: the girl tells him about this rare flower, without knowing she's talking about herself...she'll be ready/bloom eventually, but she needs time. hence, violet hour (last color/hour of the day)}}
    --
    your arms are lovely
    yellow and rose
    your back's a meadow covered in snow
    your thighs are thistles and hothouse grapes
    you breathe your sweet breath and have me wait
    --
    {{just a bunch of compliments from the guy...he calls her thighs (SKETCHY!) unwelcoming thistles cuz he's obviously not getting any action, and calls them hothouse grapes (grapes grown inside, not outside) because he thinks she's a little naive...the rest is self-explanatory}}
    --
    i turn the lights out
    i clean the sheets
    --
    {{well, think what you want, sounds to me like she eventually decided to have sex with this guy, and he's talking about afterwards...}}
    --
    you change the station
    turn up the heat
    --
    {{and she's just chilling, listening to music and pretty much in love with him}}
    --
    and now you're sitting upon your chair
    you got me tangled up inside your beautiful black hair
    --
    {{and now, he's treating her like a princess (sitting upon a chair/throne) because she's got him crazy in love}}
    MeridithLeighon January 05, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe way I took this song made it my theme sing for quite a while. I took it pretty differently from the rest of you xP not so sketchy for mee. Soo:
    first verse: i see this as showing that in the person there are bad things (nettles) and good things ( wine). Your lips are nettles your tongue is wine: you have to go through the nettles that you don't want r are afraid of, bad things in the person, to get to the wine, what you reallyreallyreallyreallyreallyyyyyy want. And you have to make a go at it, or you'll loose it. And the first verse, ad I see it, is also about the person acting like they want you one moment, and then changing their mind or going for someone else the next (you say come touch me but your always out of reach)??

    Chorus! In the dark you tell me of a flower that only blooms In the violet hour: in the dark; where on can see, where it's just us. You tell me of a flower: the flower would be the wine in the person becoming demenant when they're just with you. That only blooms in the violet hour: that means it only comes out in the dark, violet hour.

    Second part. It's basically the person tempting you more. It says all these good, beautiful things about he person and then " you breathe your sweet breath and have me wait" and don't let them have it.

    cHoRuS

    I turn the lights out I clean the sheets: I try to forget it and get over it, thinking i'll just never have a chance. You change the station, turn up the heat: the person starts to flirt and ask for you moree. Shows more wine and less nettles. And now your setting, upon your chair: youve gotten my attention and are making me fall. You've got me tangles up inside your beautiful black hair, you've got me caught in the wine, trapped, less attentive of the nettles.

    And thattssss how I interpret it. Veryy different. Oh and sorry how it's so crappily typed. I did this on m iPod :)
    rockitkid9715on January 16, 2010   Link

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