Childhood living, so easy to do
Things that you wanted, I bought them for you
And graceless lady, you know who I am
You know I can't let you slide thru my hand

And wild horses couldn't drag me away

And I watched you suffer a dull aching pain
And now you've decided to show me the same

Wild horses couldn't drag me away
Wild wild wild horses, couldn't drag me away...

And I know I dreamt you
I seed all the lie (can't figure out what he says)
Well I have my freedom
But I don't have much time

Faith has been broken, tears must be cried
Lest you stop living, and after we die

Wild horses couldn't drag me away...
wild wild wild horses
We will ride them someday

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    General Commentit's "i know i dreamed you a sin and a lie"
    spliphstaron May 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this version of the song...Bush is the greatest.
    tracieon June 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentahh i love this song........................
    blowpop51on April 01, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is a great song. But just most covers, the original is better.
    Eat a Peachon October 13, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think THIS is the best version of all. It hast been sung with such Passion and i really like the Voice of the Singer !
    Hofion April 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI actually prefer this over the original.
    drew29on May 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWHEN DID THEY COVER THIS SONG?!?!
    Ailujon July 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThey covered it on Jay Leno, it is amazing and I do think it is better than the original because it has more emotion. (::hides from the lightning::)
    MightyBackwardFallon August 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think the best cover of this song is by alicia keys and adam levigne.
    it makes much more sense when sung by two people.
    jasssson January 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentCheck out the Rolling Stones page for correct lyrics. This is my favorite version of the song, even though he forgets the line "No sweeping exits, or off stage lines". It reminds me, however bittersweetly, of my wife. Especially where he says I dreamed you, a sin and a VOW" Where originally it had been "a sin and a lie" Gavin's voice shows the depth of emotion in this song. Beautifully painful.
    TenVsVitalogyon March 02, 2008   Link

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