What are we doing here?
Why have we come?
Did we come for communion,
Under the tongue?

There's a lot
There's a lot
There's a lot to unfold
In the dark
In the dark
There's a lot we don't show

Your love leaves me cold
Your love leaves me cold

What are you doing here
Have you lost your way?
Have you come to move close, dear?
Is something to say?

Cause there's a lot
There's a lot
There's a lot that's untold
This is not
This is not
This is not yours to hold

Cause your love leaves me cold
Cause your love leaves me cold
Cause your love leaves me cold
Cause your love

What am I doing here?
Is it something I've done?
If it's time for confession,
Then bring out the nun.

There's a lot
There's a lot
There's a lot I don't know
I forgot
I forgot
I forgot to let go, of your love

So leave me cold
Your love leaves me cold
Your love leaves me cold
Your love leaves me

Your love leaves me cold
Your love leaves me cold
Your love leaves me cold
Your love leaves me cold


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    General CommentWow! Such a great song and anyone has commented yet...
    antox89on May 31, 2010   Link
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    Song Meaningto me this is about the catholic church and its rituals and lack of heart. the lack of connection between the church and the spirt. how the love of the church leaves me cold.
    eternallyyoung58on November 23, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI don't think he cares about the church.
    dancehearton November 28, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationI think he is lying to himself here. Or maybe trying to convince himself her love leaves him cold by telling himself that. I think 'she' has hurt him and now he has trouble getting over her. First he imagines it's her trying to come back to him ("What are you doing here, have you lost your way?") while he convinces her ('himself') that she means nothing.

    What am I doing here?
    Is it something I've done?
    If it's time for confession,
    Then bring out the nun.

    This is where he starts questioning his own love, but he does not want to confess yet ('first bring out the nun'). Then there's a lot he doesn't know and he just realised that he has forgotten to let go of her love.

    So what I think is that basically, he loves her, she hurts/leaves him, he convinces himself he does not love her by telling himself (and her, in his head) that he doesn't. But then when thinking of it, he realises it's not really her but it's actually his love that still exists and that he has forgotten to let go of her.
    Channon June 25, 2013   Link

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