Tonight, I'll Spend The Night In Mona Lisa's Bed
She'll Hide This Beaten Man Beneath Her Innocence
Tonight No Dream's Denied In Mona Lisa's Mind
We'll Ride A Drowning World Through The Cold Black Sky
Mona Lisa, Mother Earth
Mona Lisa, Mother Earth
My Mind's An Ocean In Mona Lisa's Hand
She Dreams A Hiding World Where The Water Runs Red
Tonight My Dreams Are Born On Mona Lisa's Breast
We'll Walk A Burning World Where The Sun Shines Darkness
Mona Lisa, Mother Earth
Mona Lisa, Mother Earth


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    General CommentShame no one has commented on this song. In my opinion, it’s one of the best on The Burning World, together with “Let It Come Down” and “See No More”. And in fact it’s the title track; the name of the album comes from this song. Not much to say about the meaning though, it’s typical of later Swans – very dark, poetic and apocalyptic metaphysical visions and ruminations.
    slow pulse boyon July 31, 2008   Link
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    General Commentin islamic culture women are seen as earth and men are seen as seed. Quran exactly included it.I think it is nearly all summary of what patriarchy is and mona lisa first painting land use as a background with/in portraiture. Even if they are not related point of michael gira i related it. then all anti-sexist and feminist love this song.
    berktuğon September 18, 2014   Link
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    General Commentfreeing herself from artifice of the caricature she is trapped within by fantasizing about its opposite? kinda deep, but that's gira for you
    murderroron September 20, 2015   Link
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    General Commentit could also be about wanting to fuck the mona lisa right off of the canvas right into oblivion beyond what ws actually painted. wouldn't shock me. :)
    murderroron September 20, 2015   Link

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