Playing in the dirt
We find the seeds of doubt
Don't water them with your tears
Don't think about all the years
You'd rather be without

Eden lets me in
I find the seeds of love
And climb upon the highwire
I kiss and tell all my fears

Falling down the mountain
End up kissing dirt
Look a little closer
Sometimes it wouldn't hurt

Playing in the dirt
We find the seeds of fun
And we scream like alleycats
Tearing down what we attack
To prove that we are one

Cutting through the night
And we find the seeds of lust
And lose our minds on one intent
These passions never seem to end

Falling down the mountain
End up kissing dirt
Look a little closer
Sometimes it wouldn't hurt

You know it wouldn't hurt...hey!
Falling down the mountain
End up kissing dirt
Look a little closer
Sometimes it wouldn't hurt yeah
I said get up get up get up
Get up to the top, yeah
I'm falling down the mountain
End up kissing dirt, oh yeah
I'm falling, falling...aw yeah!

Cutting through the night
And we find the seeds of lust
And lose our minds on one intent
These passions never seem to end

Falling down the mountain
End up kissing dirt
Look a little closer
Sometimes it wouldn't hurt


Lyrics submitted by spliphstar, edited by RuneHede

Kissing The Dirt (Falling Down The Mountain) song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentI absolutely love this song.
    24hourstogoon July 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI was so happy to have had the chance to see this song performed live, even though the girl I went to see it with and I aren't together anymore.
    I got such a charge of inspiration from this song: a feeling that I could fall all the way to the bottom of a mountain, but get up and press on.
    Unfortunately, Michael Hutchence didn't feel the same in the end, and I feel we're poorer for the loss of him.
    Major Valoron April 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOK, I might be talking to the wrong generation, but a few years back when I was playing Grand Theft Auto (GTA3 I think), i think i heard this song on the soudtrack for the game when you are driving around shooting people, running them over, or just simply picking up a prostitute. so can anyone tell me that this is the song on that game?
    DefinitelyJoshuaon December 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyes definitelyjoshua, it is on GTA vice city, but it's called 'KISS the dirt' not kissing.

    this is one of my favourite INXS songs and the video is so cool.
    iggystoogeon July 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI saw these guys Flim this video

    happiest moment of my life
    X-Bury-me-high-xon January 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's actually not cool when you do fall down the mountain and get a scoop of
    earth in your pie-hole. ;)
    emuInAmuumuuon June 07, 2012   Link

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