The kiss sweetest
And touch so warm
The smile kindest
In this world so cold and strong

So close to the flame
Burning brightly
It won't fade away
And leave us lonely

The arms safest
And words all good
The faith deepest
In this world so cold and cruel

So close to the flame
Burning brightly
It won't fade away
And leave us lonely


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Close To the Flame Lyrics as written by Ville Hermanni Valo

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    I personally think it means that a Man and a Woman are so deep in love they overcome all of the bad things in life together!

    ShiningShadowon June 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
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    This song is just too pwetty sobsob

    Equilanon April 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    Yeah, him has a very nice voice. I dont get why so little people write in here.

    annion September 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    ville once said this is a sequel to gone with the sin. i can see what he means they do sound rather simalar! =)

    poisongirl666on July 02, 2004   Link
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    I love this song.

    RM=RobertMetalon September 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    Damn that Ville Valo, damn him for being such a damn good song writer.

    quigon_chowon October 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    Love this song. The chorus is so beautiful. The whole song is.

    Nightfreakon November 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    AMAZING!!! VILLE VALO is an amazing writer with a gr8 voice...love it!

    rockchikon January 01, 2005   Link
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    Brilliant lyrics awsome beat amazing vocals this song is so damn great....Actually every song is

    Heartagram02on January 23, 2005   Link
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    well the song is about to people that are so deeply in love but no one understands and wont just let them be

    blowMEawayon January 27, 2005   Link

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