All veils and misty
Streets of blue
Almond looks
That chill divine
Some silken moment
Goes on forever
And we're leaving broken hearts behind

Mystify
Mystify me
Mystify
Mystify me

I need perfection
Some twisted selection
That tangles me
To keep me alive

In all that exists
None have your beauty
I see your face
I will survive

Mystify
Mystify me
Mystify
Mystify me

Eternally wild with the power
To make every moment come alive
All those stars that shine upon you
Will kiss you every night

All veils and misty
Streets of blue
Almond looks
That chill divine
Some silken moment
Goes on forever
And we're leaving
Yeah we're leaving broken hearts behind

Mystify
Mystify me
Mystify
Mystify me

You're eternally wild with the power
To make every moment come alive
All those stars that shine upon you
Well they'll kiss you every night

Mystify
Mystify me
Mystify
Mystify me

Mystify
Mystify me
Mystify


Lyrics submitted by spliphstar, edited by ComfortblyDumb

Mystify Lyrics as written by Andrew Farriss Michael Hutchence

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  • +3
    General Comment

    "Almond looks, that chill divine"

    For me it is a pretty clear. When Michael says Almond looks, I see the eyes of a women I love, and that moment for me is a chill divine, feeling indescribable

    sharqeeeon September 01, 2014   Link
  • +2
    My Opinion

    Obviously, to me, just about a man and his lover. And by the way, his lover sounds really awesome... I want to be her ;D

    I don't really get the first verse, but the words are very pretty. I especially like "And we're leaving broken hearts behind."

    The chorus- well, the word "hypnotize" could have been used, but instead "mystify" was and that turned the song meaning on its head!

    "I need perfection, some twisted selection, that tangles me, to keep me alive"- about choosing the right gil. About finding THE ONE. Don't we al dream of that? The "twsited selection" of lookng for her.

    "In all that exist, none have your beauty- I see your face, I will survive." Yay! Hee's found her! As long as she's there, he's going to be fine.

    And then my favorite lyrics- "Eternlly wild with the power, to make every moment come alive... all the stars that shne above you, wel they'll kiss you every night." In the course of a few lyrics hes gone from searching for and finding her to exhalting his lover. Words cannot express how much I love these lyrcis! Such a way to compliment someone. That's why I want to be her (not only that, but because if we're being literal here she's dating the hottest man who ever lived...).

    I love the piao on this track. It's a GREAT song to belt out at the top of yur lungs. ;)

    EnduringChillon July 17, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    im not a huge fan of inxs but this and disappear are pretty good songs

    aicdirt27on April 07, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Pretty good?... I love INXS and this song and need you tonight are my all time favourites this song is so like GAH!... his voice in this song is just sexy.... sexy... sexy!INXS music is the best! come on people learn to love it

    Mashlehon August 04, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    My favourite INXS song, just has such a great sound to it, Hutchence at his best

    hutchence89on August 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    ooooh i agree with Mashleh... hes is sexy. INXS are just spiggin awesome.

    Lead2BurnedHopeon September 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    yeah this is such a great song, so sexy

    ms_gurron October 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Definitely a great and yet underrated song.

    Major Valoron August 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song is one of my favourites. And it definately helps that Michael Hutchence is so damn sexy...

    shortiejdon July 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Do the broken hearts left behind belong to the protagonist and his lover, or to their current partners being left? I've always heard it as the latter but I was wondering...

    I like this song a lot but sometimes think it's performed a bit too bombastically; I could hear it sung the same way but with less instrumental backup and be even more sexy/mysterious. Love the lyrics.

    bluestraggleron May 13, 2009   Link

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