"The World Is Not Enough" as written by and David Arnold....
I know how to hurt
I know how to kill
I know what to show
And what to conceal
I know when to talk
And I know when to touch
No one ever died from wanting too much

[Chorus]
The world is not enough
But it is such a perfect place to start, my love
And if you're strong enough
Together we can take the world apart, my love

People like us
Know how to survive
There's no point in living
If you can't feel the life
We know when to kiss
And we know when to kill
If we can't have it all
Then nobody will

[Chorus]

I, I feel sick
I, I feel scared
I, I feel ready
And heaven prepare

[Chorus]

The world is not enough
The world is not enough


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"The World is Not Enough" as written by David Arnold

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  • +5
    General CommentMaybe it's me, but I think the first lines are:


    I know how to hurt
    I know how to HEAL


    Anyone else hear it?
    youmakemenervouson April 06, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI don't know why, and I'm sure this isn't what she is referring to in the song, but this song makes me think of a female vampire who has just made a male fledgeling vampire and wants to be with him and they can have everything together. It's romantic in a sadistic way.
    RedDollShoeson August 26, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song refers to a girl in love, but i know "the love is not foreal" anytimes
    tommibon July 17, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHer voice was so haunting.
    MidnightEcstasyon July 29, 2006   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI thought (personally) that it was a song/story about some-one who was in love but lost it somehow and is now ready to destroy the world. (Killing herself and everyone else in video.)
    tyra100003on March 05, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYoumakemenevous>Yeah it is... I think it's about how to 'play the game' and then falling inlove... and you know the saying 'I'd give you the world' basically she's saying that it's not enough for her to just give him the world. In a way I get the feeling they are like evil geniuses in love ^^- It's awsome
    PhenixFIREon April 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis talks about extremely passionate and destructive love/sex, the kind we get to see in the movie between Electra and James.

    Very good song.
    mclane86on November 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyoumakemenervous - Yeah, I hear "I know how to hurt, I know how to heal". :/

    Other than that, beautiful song, and paralleled to James Bond, as was explained above.. :)
    n1kkzon November 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow this song is about the james bond movie and the main character/characters LOL. watch the movie with the same title it makes alot of sense
    fizzy1on May 24, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI have not personally felt this way, but I know people who are greedy like that.
    Rosaline23on May 13, 2002   Link

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