I would lie anywhere with you
Any old bed of nails would do
Ink up the wound for an crude tattoo
A big old red heart with an anchor stuck through

Like a sister Ophelia
Tell me you're there!
Like a lifeline Ophelia,
tell me you're there!

O, Ophelia, I feel yer fall
O, Ophelia, I feel yer fall

Ah
Any old bed of nails for me
Just so you're there when I fall asleep
I'd lay all night in a lanky limbed heap

Surround me like a warm bath
Sum me up like an epitaph
Be blatant as a bailiff
I want my lips to blister when we kiss.

O, Ophelia, I feel yer fall
O, Ophelia, I feel yer fall

Our love, Frankenstein in nature and design
Like the Shellys on their very first time
When our bodies become electrified
Together we bring this creature to life

Its alive...
Its alive...
Its alive...

I would lie anywhere with you
Any old bed of nails would do
Ink up the wound for an crude tattoo
A big old red heart with an anchor stuck through

I would lie anywhere with you
Any old bed of nails for me
Just so you're there when I fall asleep
I'd lay all night in a lanky limbed heap


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Bed Of Nails song meanings
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  • +2
    General CommentJust some minor corrections, these are the lyrics from the digital booklet

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    I would lIe anywhere wIth you, any old bed of naIls would do,
    Ink up the wound for a crude tattoo,
    a bIg old red heart wIth an anchor stuck through
    lIke a sIster ophelIa, tell me you’re there! lIke a lIfelIne ophelIa, tell me you’re there!

    o ophelIa I feel yer fall...
    ah any old bed of naIls for me,
    just so you’re there when I fall asleep,
    I’d lay all nIght In a lanky lImbed heap
    surround me lIke a warm bath,
    sum me up lIke an epItaph,
    be blatant as a baIlIff,
    I want my lIps to blIster when we kIss
    o ophelIa I feel yer fall...

    our love,
    frankensteIn In nature and desIgn,
    lIke the shelleys on theIr very fIrst tIme,
    when our bodIes become electrIfIed,
    together we brIng thIs creature alIve
    It’s alIve... It’s alIve... It’s alIve!

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    It's a wonderful song, I love the lyrics. The Frankenstein and Hamlet references are wonderful. These guys deserve to have huge success with this album
    viva la vidaon May 11, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentisn't it "blatant as a bay leaf"? bay leaves are used whole when cooking so stick out in the mix. also they have a very harsh, distinct taste when eaten on their own. also it fits perfectly among the family of wild beasts' lyrical style
    Gumbargon October 26, 2011   Link
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    General CommentAnyone know what the "...shelleys on their very fist time..." bit refers to?
    lukeGmusicon February 06, 2012   Link

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