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Del Amitri

Del Amitri were a Scottish alternative rock band, formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1983. The band grew out of Justin Currie's Jordanhill College School band and came together after teenager Currie placed an advertisement in the window of a music store asking for people who could play to contact him. … more »

I have overloved you and overseen you
And now you're refusing the gifts that I bring you
My hands have been clasping my hot head and asking "if she submits to me, will she be my property? "
You may be bleeding but you're not dying Though you are dying to go
Stop teasing me
I'm not seeing you leaving me

Here is a party full of my friends And here is a cup being filled up to be drunk again
We are just starting luxurious lives To be drunkards and diddymen Making gulf wars and battered wives.
Now I may be pleading But there's no love nor fear in my eyes
Just greediness I'm not seeing this sleeping dog lie.

I am the wild horses who will drag you away
I am the locked door who can make you stay
And I will act the man in almost anyway I can
So I can keep keep keep you.

So wake up you pretty thing to a wonderful home Where we while away the happy saturdays Between the television and the telephone And I stroke your head just to feel what I own Whispering "will you be my property, and not my disability? "
And why are you craving To be free from love's slavery Stop teasing me
Love's not letting go.

I am the child calling you to come back and play
I am the concert hall in which you hear me say
I'll act a man in almost anyway I can
So I can keep keep keep you even though you may not understand I am the bee and you are the pollen I am the keeper you are the lion
I am the holes down which you would have fallen If I had not been the hand who came and beckoned you

(and I'm not seeing this sleeping dog lie)
 Maybe You were born wrong But why am I picking holes in you
When it's holes that we all come from? Maybe I was born strong To stop love from overtaking me
To stop love from living too long.
And you may be bleeding And leading me to the blood flow
But sleep tight tonight lions
This keeper's never letting go.



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