Again I see you standing there watching me
Your gaze, those eyes are tantalizing openly
Inviting me to get close to you
Can't help myself
There's fascination in the air
I try to fight this strong sensation
But there's no chance to escape from this temptation

Feels like I've known you before
Repeating phrases
But I yearn for something more
I know I can't stay by your side forever
But I know I won't forget your beauty
My black diamond

Lyrics submitted by Fistan

"Black Diamond" as written by Maurice Ernest Gibb Barry Alan Gibb

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is actually talking about a relationship that will never work.
    Jutahon October 26, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthe instrumental peices are sooo beautiful and the intro is pretty epic!!
    the meaning could be sad but how it is written is so matter-of-factly 'I know I can't stay by your side forever, but I know I won't forget your beauty, my Black Diamond' he knows it won't last forever but he cannot avoid it nonetheless
    seenieon July 03, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI read somewhere that Kotipelto wrote the lyrics when his black cat was watching him.
    xMetalMasterxon February 09, 2018   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit means my last relationship, jejeje
    but it's true.
    Lord of the Drinkson April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAgree Jutah....
    bisoon September 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh.. man this song reminds me a girl who just played whit me, i loved her so much and she was a black diamond yeah but sour as hell , nice song
    necromancer_darkon February 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGotta love the harpsichord, Stratovarius has a great unique sound and im glad they didnt go with a "heavier" singer
    John_Eagleon March 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentkinda reminds me of the Sirins from the Oddysee
    (((MERLIN)))on July 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about a man who is falling in love with a prostitute who see him frequently. No offense. It's my opinion.
    F11on September 15, 2014   Link
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    Song MeaningI've read in a interview with Tolkki that he wrote this song when his dog died. So the song is about his dog... Open for many interpretations though. Great song anyways!:)
    Allfadiron September 27, 2014   Link

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