Brother (brother)
Sister (sister)

It's the loneliness that's the killer

So you want
To be free
To live your life
The way you want to be
Will you give
If we cry?
Will we live
Or will we, die? Oh

Jaded hearts heal with time
Shoot that love
So we can stop the bleeding, oh

Solitary brother (brother)
Is there still a part of you that wants to live?
Solitary sister (sister)
Is there still a part of you that wants to give?
Solitary brother (brother)
Is there still a part of you that wants to live?
Solitary sister (sister)
Is there still a part of you that wants to give?

If we try
To live our lives
The way we wanna be, yeah

Oh, love love
Oh, love love

Brother (brother)
Sister (sister)
Brother (brother)

There's no other love (there's no other love, there's no other love)
There is no other love, no other love like ours
There's no other love (there's no other love, there's no other love)
There is no other love, no other love like ours
There's no other love (there's no other love, there's no other love)
There's no other love (there's no other love, there's no other love)
(There is no love)

Solitary brother (brother)
Is there still a part of you that wants to live?
Solitary sister (sister)
Is there still a part of you that wants to give?
Solitary brother (brother)

Solitary sister (sister)
Is there still a part of you that wants to give?

Racism in among future kings can only lead to no good
And besides
All our sons and daughters already know how that feels
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Made of love


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Killer Lyrics as written by Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel Adam Paul Tinley

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    Yeah, aids came to mind when I heard it, at the time it hit the charts in '91, but later I could say it's also about feeling trapped in a world where everything's for sale, how hard it can be to find the peple you really wanna rely on. He's never been a man to put out easy lyrics (what is the opening track "The Beginning" about? Can't say I have a clure but it's a terrific opener) - some of the songs on his first album were about standing up for the idea that love matters much more than money. This one does take that stand on some level, doesn't it?

    tinderboxon September 11, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    AIDS never even crossed my mind; crazy, huh? I think it's about people with broken hearts (jaded hearts) and how they hold on to love too long, or can't get into another love

    Kwameon February 06, 2009   Link
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    General Comment

    yeah I don't know how people are getting aids from this. Anyway this is the best Seal song I think.

    Spooky_Toothon February 22, 2023   Link
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    General Comment

    I believe the song is about AIDS.

    jimmyjango2000on August 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    not good AIDS either man, BAD AIDS, or possibly even GAIDS!!!!!!

    scouselukeon August 18, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    Yeah, aids came to mind when I heard it, at the time it hit the charts in '91, but later I could say it's also about feeling trapped in a world where everything's for sale, how hard it can be to find the peple you really wanna rely on. He's never been a man to put out easy lyrics (what is the opening track "The Beginning" about? Can't say I have a clure but it's a terrific opener) - some of the songs on his first album were about standing up for the idea that love matters much more than money. This one does take that stand on some level, doesn't it?

    tinderboxon September 11, 2005   Link
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    My favorite song ever, but prefer the original Adamski with seal. Clever almost miltary drumbeat.

    madphil_69on July 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Nothing about AIDS specifically!

    The song is pretty straightforward, and is about the damage that all prejudice has

    stoney6on July 30, 2010   Link
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    AIDS hadn't crossed my mind either, interesting though. I thought it was about the damage unrequited love & racism can do. Its like he's trying to send a message... a warning if you will.

    Man... Seal was light years ahead of anybody else.

    Paul123456on March 28, 2011   Link

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