Behold this night, still and clear
You look here just like an angel sleeping
I wish I could ease your fears
I would catch the diamond tears you're weeping
In your eyes I would hide
By your side I could defy
The forces tearing us apart
But reality, as it seems
Looking back, is that our dream
Was fated from the start

Girl we're star-crossed and can't escape
We're condemned and can only wait
At this time now it's far too late
To save us from our fate

I'll remain in your hold
Body, mind, heart and soul
As long as I breathe
Though consequence takes its toll
All is out of our control
That's how it will be
So close your eyes my young bride
Listen to me one last time
There's something I have to say
When your faith turns to despair
Always will my love be there
And never fade away

Girl we're star-crossed and can't escape
We're condemned and can only wait
At this time now it's far too late
To save us from our fate
You can't save us
You can't save us

Girl we're star-crossed and can't escape
We're condemned and can only wait
At this time now it's far too late
The poison's in our veins
It's true
You know that I'd die for you
You know that I'd die for you
You know that I'd die for you

Forever true
I'll see you through


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Starcrossed Lyrics as written by Tim Wheeler

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    So pretty

    U2babeon July 06, 2004   Link
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    Tim Wheeler said he composed this on a piano at home, it's about Romeo and Juliet ("The poison's in our veins" "forces tearing us apart", and the title, Starcrossed, as in "Starcross'd lovers".)

    badroboton September 20, 2004   Link
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    Brilliant song. Easily the best on the album thanks to its lyrics and its sound.

    Cheesebeauon September 22, 2004   Link
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    shatness.

    express weldingon October 14, 2004   Link
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    Yea, it's blatantly obvious that this song is about Romeo and Juliet, from Romeo's point of view, singing to Juliet. "it's true, you know that I'd die for you" Romeo died for Juliet, bla bla. "the poison's in our veins" Romeo commits suicide by drinking the poison, because he thinks Juliet is dead. And one of the biggest themes in the story is 'Fate'. Yea, I studied R&J at school about the same time the song came out...

    andante_66on November 09, 2004   Link
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    I don't agree this is the best song of the album. Vampire love for example has much more to offer. (but it's your opinion offcourse ;)) But anyways, I especialy like the "It's True, you know that I'd die for you" part. Great song, great band!

    Grecioon January 24, 2005   Link
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    looooooove it!! =) "especially the end.. you know that i'd die for you!" so beautiful...

    boo!on February 20, 2005   Link
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    yep its deffo about romeo and juliet like badrobot and andante 66 said. i have studied R&J at school and all the references are there..."fated from the start", the poision in the veins bit, "my young bride"..(juliet was only 13 when she married romeo)..."the fiorces tearing us apart"..( the fued between the capulets and the montagues)..its all there! also i just wanna say i love this song..its beautiful! especially the line "i would catch the dimond tears your weeping"

    SparkleFireflyon March 10, 2005   Link
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    *forces **feud i cant type sometimes!

    SparkleFireflyon March 10, 2005   Link
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    What a Tune!!!Brings a tear to the eye every time..........

    rosstmosson April 12, 2005   Link

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