Down at the court house they're ringin' the flag down
Long black line of cars snakin' slow through town
Red sheets snappin' on the line
With this ring will you be mine
The fuse is burning
(Shut out the lights)
The fuse is burning
(Come on let me do you right)

Trees on fire with the first fall's frost
Long black line in front of Holy Cross
Blood moon risin' in a sky of black dust
Tell me baby who do you trust?
The fuse is burning
(Shut out the lights)
The fuse is burning
(Come on let me do you right)

Tires on the highway hissin' something's coming
You can feel the wires in the tree tops hummin'
Devil's on the horizon line
Your kiss and I'm alive

A quiet afternoon, an empty house
On the edge of your bed you slip off your blouse
The room is burning with the noon sun
Your bittersweet taste on my tongue
The fuse is burning
(Shut out the lights)
The fuse is burning
(Come on let me do you right)


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    General CommentLove the drums!

    I agree about the death, definitely a ghost in the house.

    With death comes serious emotion that is hard to match. Humans are generally extremely aroused during bouts of intense emotion. I think this song is about a spouse dealing with the battle of losing their partner, however they are struggling with a never ending desire to lay with their partner. The song is about the guilt that they feel for not being able to mourn and simply being overcome with arousal. The last part of the song is that person giving into their desire and pleasuring themselves.

    I think the wife is the death because he says your bitter sweet taste on my tongue.
    pnastyson June 13, 2015   Link

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