I'm lost, I'm a ghost
Dispossessed, taken host
My hunger burns a bullet hole
A spectre of my mortal soul
These rumors and suspicion
Anger is a poison
The only truth that I could see
Is when you put your lips to me
Futures tricked by the past
Spectre, how he laughs

Fear puts a spell on us
Always second-guessing love
My hunger burns a bullet hole
A spectre of my mortal soul
The only truth that I can see
Spectre has come for me

Lyrics submitted by spirit_desire

Spectre song meanings
Add Your Thoughts


sort form View by:
  • +2
    General CommentNot quite a Bond song in the traditional sense, I understand why the producers didn't pick it, but it IS a hauntingly beautiful song and in my opinion a more interesting tune than the Sam Smith song.
    Since I first heard it yesterday, it's been on repeat. It speaks to the melancholic in me and where as others might find it sad and depressing, it fills my soul with beauty and inspiration.
    Tyler2004durdenon December 29, 2015   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI disagree with Tyler2004Durden. I think this tune is an amazing fusion for the two cultural worlds Radiohead and Bond inhabit - and Radiohead, being tasked with doing an appropriate tune for the series, hit the nail on the head the best they could - references to physical love, bullet holes, death, all wrapped up in an epic, smoky ballad complete with it's own brassy big band and searing string arrangement. Truly, it has all the makings of a bond theme.
    Jezroon May 06, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThom's voice sounds just like Dallas Green in this track.
    purplehaze81on January 11, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove the verses but the epic bit isn't quite right for a bond theme. It never quite hit's that "Bond hook" that is always present. Beautiful song though.
    pete563252on May 18, 2016   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top