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Well you said let's be free
Well you said I'll be me
Death row hearts are hard to mend
Why shoot myself for your sins

All my love, all my love
All my love, all my love

Well you said retribute
Well you said substitute
Burn myself on your bed
Your crown of thorns my crown of lead
I'll wake up before I drown
I'll wake up before I drown

All my love, all my love (let's me free)
All my love, all my love (let's me free)
All my love, all my love
All my love, all my love

We'll hang ourselves by the English fire
We'll hang ourselves

All my love, all my love
All my love, all my love (let's me free)
All my love, all my love (let's me free)
All my love, all my love

I'll wake up before I drown
All my love (let's me free)
All my love
All my love (let's me free)


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English Fire Lyrics as written by Gavin Rossdale

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    This is a fucked up song. well, i gotta say somthing..hmm, well since its like the ONLY bush song that ive listened to like four times i cant really say much. its about ....uh, well if you've ever heard that rare bush song BUD, it sounds like that a little, the echoes and shit. um .. yeah... pretty weird

    Dr Fishopolison June 22, 2002   Link
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    hey, i like this song. First couple times i heard it, i thought it was shitty too, but it grew on me, and now i really like it. Good song, you just got to get used to it. Its different. And i think english fire= end of a relationship. But thats just my opinion.

    ashley007on July 21, 2002   Link
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    I have no idea what this song means. I think it's about a relationship.

    But i have to say that the song rocks like hell. The guitar work is amazing. I think that Bush is one of the best rock bands the UK ever produced. No matter what pepople say about them, they have proven there consistancy by releasing briliant albums.

    Chesteron January 26, 2005   Link
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    yeah, this song grew on me as well. i don't love it by any means, but i can tolerate it. echoes are cool too.

    gmazcaon July 07, 2006   Link
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    Always loved this song. It rocks. Gavin may be a hottie to some. But, his depths are present in his lyrics. He is a Scorpio. Lol. But, won't bother you with my scientific inpretations. I feel like he is saying the world is nuts. Let's not fight to his beloved. You may want revenge or a substitution, but let's be free instead. Have all my love. Maybe I'm wrong. Anyway. Enjoy the music. 😆

    Moonnon December 07, 2023   Link

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