I'll bring down this house
I'll creep in and out
The thieves of the wind leaving no trace about
But all that I touch will be changed beyond doubt
Mind you I'll mind you I'm mine to protect
I will watch over you who will suspect
Deep in the wood where no one can detect

In the wood something glowing
A burning light has started growing
It feels like a change is upon us at last
Consuming us fast, change is upon us

The smoke in the night
The ash on the light
I think that it might be the last thing in sight
I know now I am right to let you be consumed by the light

The curse on this house has been cast throughout
Only I know what lingers without
All that has led me be proof beyond doubt
Bury my love right deep in the ground
I went from watchful eyes all around
Save for the treasure that can not be found

In the wood something glowing
A burning light has started growing
It feels like a change is upon us at last
Consuming us fast, change is upon us

In the wood something glowing
A burning light has started growing
It feels like a change is upon us at last
Consuming us fast, change is upon us

The smoke in the night
The ash on the light
I think that it might be the last thing in sight
I know now I am right to let you be consumed by the light
The smoke in the night
The ash on the light
I think that it might be the last thing in sight
I know now I am right to
Let you be consumed
I know now I am right to let you be consumed by the light


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"Deep In The Woods" as written by Patrick Riley Alaina Moore-riley

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    General CommentThis song reminds me a lot of the show "Twin Peaks" I think it's basically about that feeling you get when you're alone and feel like someone is watching over your shoulder combined with the eerie/magical feeling you get when walking through the forest.
    Whittonon January 14, 2015   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about self-transformation.

    In the first verse, it's as if the speaker is vowing to protect herself as she changes. And that she will retreat somewhat as she goes through this transformation.

    "Mine, you are mine, you are mine to protect. I will watch over you who will suspect Deep in the wood where no one can detect"

    In the second verse, she explains how the "curse" has been cast throughout herself. She again decides to protect her self-love and self-respect as she goes through her transformation. Hence...

    "Bury my love right deep in the ground
    Hide there from watchful eyes all around,
    Safe with the treasure that cannot be found"

    Essentially, she recognizes her own self-transformation and change and that it is upon her. The "wood" represents this place of transformation

    "In the wood something glowing
    a burning light has started growing
    It feels like a change is upon us at last
    Consuming us fast
    Change is upon us"

    Lastly, she tells herself that she's right to be consumed by this change or transformation. In a way, she deserves it and it is the only thing left for her do. She's becoming her own light.

    "I know I am right to let you be consumed
    I know I am right to let you be consumed by the light"

    Great Song by Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley.
    JamesRyanon January 27, 2015   Link
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    General CommentI believe I read somewhere it was based on the novel We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson. Even if this is not true, I just finished the book and it fits pretty perfectly.
    evilwillowon March 09, 2015   Link
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    Song MeaningCAUTION, SOME SPOILERS AHEAD.

    It´s based on the book by Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived In The Castle. It is sung from the point of view of Catherine "Merricat" Blackwood (18), who tries to keep safe her sister, Constance (28), from "who will suspect", cause all town thinks she poisoned their parents.

    That´s the reason they live alone in their home "Deep In The Woods" (with their old uncle, Julian).

    "We're thieves of the wind leaving no trace about" may refer to Marricat and her faithful cat, Jonas.

    "Safe with the treasure that cannot be found". Marricat loves to bury "magic" stuff in the garden.

    "It feels like a change is upon us at last, consuming us fast". In the book, Marricat says this, cause something happens in the house (I'm not going to tell you what) that makes her feel uncomfortable, so, she desperately tries to fix things.

    And she fix them: "The smoke in the night, the ash on the light
    I think that it might be the last thing in sight. I know I am right to let you be consumed by the light"

    READ THE BOOK GUYS, YOU'RE GONNA LOVE IT!

    (Sorry for my bad english, I'm from Mexico).
    Jalil1021on December 17, 2015   Link

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