"Night In My Veins" as written by and Chrissie/kelly Hynde....
I see him standing silhouetted
In the lamp-light
I cross the street
And I quicken my pace
He cups his hands and he
Lights a cigarette
I find myself in the bones of his face

It's just the night in my veins
Oh
Making me crawl in the dust again
It's just the night
Under my skin
Slipping it in

He's got his hands in my hair
And his lips everywhere
Oh yeah
It feels good
It's alright
Even if it's just
The night in my veins

He's got me up against the back of a
Pick-up truck
Out of sight of the neon and glare
We might as well be on a beach
Under the moonlight
Love's language reads the same
Anywhere yeah

It's just the night in my veins
Oh
Making me crawl in the dust again
It's just the night
Under my skin
Slipping it in

He's got his chest on my back
Across a new Cadillac
Oh yeah
It feels good
It's alright
Even if it's just
The night in my veins
Even if it's just the night in my veins

I've got my head on the
Kerb and I can't produce
A word
Oh year
It feels good
It's alright
Even if it's just
The night in my veins

It feels good
It's alright
Even if it's just
The night in my veins

Even if it's just
The night in my veins
It feels good
It's alright


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"Night in My Veins" as written by Christine Hynde Thomas Kelly

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    General CommentHey bochel --- you are ignoring the refrain in EVERY verse, "it feels good, it's alright it's just the the night in my veins" which is how she explains her somewhat naughty behavior. And drunk - which finally explains how she ends up with her head on the curb. NEver been there myself but when you've had too much to drink, I suppose it can happen.

    And the first part --- "silhouetted in the lamplight
    I cross the street and I quicken my pace
    He cups his hands and he lights a cigarette
    I find myself in the bones of his face" she is in LOVE with this guy or at least crazy about him because then... "He's got his hands in my hair
    And his lips everywhere (oh yeah)"

    "Oh yeah" --- she is pretty happy about what's happening and it's terribly romantic. I remember a guy who used to put his hands in my hair and lips everywhere --- it was awesome.

    I can see why you think it's about rape but dearheart --- you're just not paying attention to EVERY word - just the ones that support your idea. "Making me crawl in the dust again." may be her reference to getting down and dirty but not in an entirely bad way.

    I've LOVED this band for more than twenty years and this might be their BEST SONG EVER!!!!
    FLY2venuson October 30, 2008   Link

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