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Michael Gordon Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is an English multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, working a style that blends progressive rock, folk, ethnic or world music, classical music, electronic music, New Age, and more recently, dance. His music is often elaborate and complex in nature. He is best known for his 1973 hit album Tubular Bells, which launched Virgin Records, and for his 1983 hit single "Moonlight Shadow". He is also well known for his hit rendition of the Christmas piece "In Dulci Jubilo". more »


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You can't speak; you can't sleep
You daren't move; you're confused
You never talk; you can't walk
You can't feel; you're not real

If I open my eyes, just far enough
I can see what you're doing
Go on, fight to the end; it's tough enough
When you're on the road to ruin, yeah!

You're a hostage of the heart
Twisted 'round the smallest finger
Two burning eyes are tearing you apart
Turn your soul into a cinder

There's no rest; you're possessed
You can't leave; you can't breathe
The door slams; your head hangs
You blank stare; you don't care

If you open your eyes just far enough
You see the street lamps flicker
Go on, fight to the end; it's tough enough
When you know the end is bitter

You're number's up; you're eyes shut
You're on the brink; you can't think
You want to run, but you're stunned
You can't lie; you don't try

If I open my eyes, look hard enough
I see the blue light flashes
Go on, fight to the end; it's tough enough
Riding on the road to ashes

[Chorus x 2] 

I'm a hostage of your heart
You can twist me 'round your finger
Your burning eyes are tearing me apart
Turn my soul into a cinder
Boy, boy, hostage of your heart
Can you twist me 'round your finger?

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