"To the Bone" as written by and Jack William Thomas Steadman....
I’ll get my feelings out
I don’t care where or how
I know I said be gone
Well I’m searching for you now

Your feet, they never found
A firm hold on the ground
Your eyes are burning up
And I need to calm you down

I don’t want you
To the bone
I just need
To lay down with soft skin
Close to my own

The rattled stones I found
I stumbled to the ground
The houses up above
And the way you pin me down

I promise Lord I can
Let me be my true love’s man
I’ll pack her up and run
To a quiet seaside town

I don’t want you
To the bone
I just need
To lay down with soft skin
Close to my own

Until my true love’s home



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    Song MeaningI'm fairly sure its about adultery in one way or another. Basically, he and his 'true love' are apart and he deeply misses her but desires physical intimacy or something.

    "I know I said be gone
    Well I’m searching for you now"

    When his true love was around, he rejected some other girl but now that she's away he is looking for her.

    The chorus:
    "I don’t want you
    To the bone
    I just need
    To lay down with soft skin
    Close to my own"

    Basically, he's telling the girl that he is not in love with her like he is with his true love, he just needs someone to 'lay down' with to ease the pain of being apart from his love.


    "Until my true love’s home"

    He's telling her that it would be a fleeting relationship and it will be over as soon as he is reunited with his lover, after which point it will all be forgotten.


    Beautiful song as always from this wonderful band.
    Serotoniteon August 25, 2015   Link

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