Sweet Marie, there's a hole where your heart should be
And on the hill she's begging for a harmony
Sweet Marie, there's a hole where your heart should be
And on the hill she's begging for a harmony

What beautiful lies you've been told
What terrible truths drown your soul
She hides behind all my lies

Oh you need to be loved
Oh you need to be loved
Oh you need all my love tonight - all my love

Sweet Marie, how cold your body can be
And on the hill she's begging for a harmony
Such a beautiful kiss in the face of fear
Such a beautiful song burns through your ears
She hides behind all my lies

Oh you need to be loved
Oh you need to be loved
Oh you need all my love tonight - all my love

Oh you need to be loved
Oh you need to be loved
Oh you need to be loved
Oh you need




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Sweet Marie Lyrics as written by William Scott Gorham Philip Parris Lynott

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    wow, they sure have changed their sound a lot since 'designing a nervous breakdown'...i really like it, though. i can't wait for their new album.

    gleebson January 13, 2002   Link
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    When they played this at a concert I saw them at, Christian kept the beat going for about 5 minutes before the song actually started. I think the anticipation made it fifty times better than it already is. Yeah, their style has changed though.

    justanotheremokidon April 12, 2002   Link
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    this song is sweet. the drums definatley carry it

    watchmefallon April 26, 2002   Link
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    I saw them at Mascerade, in Tampa, FL, and they absolutely rocked my socks off! I know this doesn't have anything to do with the meaning of the song, but GOD! They just look like absolute rock stars! This song is freakin' amazing~me and my best friend play it all the time on our Sunday drives!

    JennyMayKayon April 28, 2002   Link
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    what a good song...what good voices....wow

    emoprincess1on May 08, 2002   Link
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    I LOVE THIS SONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you guys should listen to it you just might like it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Judyon May 18, 2002   Link
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    i also saw them live, touring with dashboard confessional. and they did the same thing where they played a really long introduction. they were pretty amazing. and this is a really pretty song

    AnotherEmoGeekon May 18, 2002   Link
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    yea this song is great...im going to see dashboard in lancaster pa next week...if he plays electric guitar im leaving :(

    stph4287on May 30, 2002   Link
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    I like this song alot.. I don't think its one of their best.. but even if it was the worst of their songs.. it's still above a lot of other bands : )

    RainingFlameson July 23, 2002   Link
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    this song i great.

    newfoundcourtneyon August 19, 2002   Link

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