"Thief" as written by Tanya Donelly and Tom Gorman....
She wears her dress high
As high as she pulls her hat down low
She's seeking out the places those other people can't go
And hold her
And touched by the sea
She's walking on water when she walks in her sleep
She's dragging me through places I didn't want to be seen

She's a liar
As I am a thief
Because of you I came
Because of you I leave

I want to know
I want to know why the monsters that hurt you so
Don't look like those things that we battled so long ago
And I thought I did my part when I pulled you out of there
That night you left bruise marks on my wall

You are my liar
So I will be your thief
Because of you I came
Because of you I leave

Be calm, baby
We are home now

Lyrics submitted by spliphstar

"Thief" as written by Tom Gorman Tanya Donelly

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    General Comment"That night you left bootmarks on my wall"... The lyrics of this song leave such a lasting impression. I can't say for sure what it's about - I feel it could be about a lot of things for me probably, in very general terms, about a very deep friendship.

    also, the part 'Wake up, baby, we are home now' is one of my very favourite lines in a song ever. It's a great song, and their voices work really well together on this track.
    sadiesadieon August 27, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti read somewhere that this is a song about Kristin Hersh, her half sister and bandmate on Throwing Muses, who had struggled with some mental issues in the past
    andres76on September 16, 2013   Link

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