Who stole the heart of my bonnie laddie?
All alone and alone-io
And left me another lad in his body
Down where I cannot go
Down where I cannot follow

Who stole the light from my laddie's eyes
All alone and alone-io
And left me another lad in disguise?
Down where I cannot go
Down where I cannot follow

And who stole the words from my laddie's tongue
All alone and alone-io
And left me a rickle of skin and bone?
Down where I cannot go
Down where I cannot follow

(Instrumental verse)
Who stole today? Who stole tomorrow?
And left me with nothing
With nothing but doom and sorrow
But doom and sorrow

I know the name of the fire thief
All alone and alone-eo
But you can't grow a tree from a fallen leaf
Down where I cannot go
Down where I cannot go
Down where I cannot follow

Down where I cannot...


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Firethief song meanings
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    My OpinionIn my opinion, this song is about heroin and its destructive power over her 'laddie'. Heroin is the Firethief. It steals your heart, the light from your eyes and the words from your tongue. Then leaves you with 'nothing but dool and sorrow'. 'Dool' is a Scottish word that means a deep, sorrowful despair.
    achkathon March 01, 2014   Link

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