Born in the sun-kissed flame.
Who was it lit your candle
Branded you with your name?

I see you walking by my window
In your Kensington haze.
Salamander, burn for me
And I'll burn for you.

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"Salamander" as written by Ian Anderson

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    General CommentThis song details when Ray Lomas meets an attractive woman named Salamander, who is also the subject of "Bad-Eyed And Loveless." (At least, that's the idea you get from reading the comic strip included in the album.) I think she's briefly referenced in "Taxi Grab" in the line "Come on Sally, let's take a ride." ("Sally" could be short for "Salamander.") According to Wikipedia, Kensington is "an affluent and densely-populated" "district of West London, England," so that's the closest I can come to figuring out what a "Kensington Haze" is.
    Sandwich-Mastaon July 01, 2009   Link

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