I Burn For You

Story Behind The Song

Love, betrayal, loss, remembering that there was strength before.

Song Length 3:15 Genre Folk - Contemporary, Folk - Americana
Tempo Very Slow (Under 70) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Peaceful, Quiet Subject Lost Love, Breaking Up
Similar Artists Leonard Cohen, Lucy Rose Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

slept last night in the boughs of a tall tree
That stretched its branches skywards
If I have learned any lesson from sleeping beside you
I'd say keep your feet planted firmly on the ground

I rode many journeys both with and without you
Travelled the roads till my feet were their colour
I saw many stars even before I met you
When you held my waist and my feet left the ground

And oh, it hurts more than I can say
To have your whole world and then to have it swept away
A raging fire couldn't do me any harm
And I know because I burn for you
I burn for you
I burn for you

I've known your love since before you could speak it
I held you closer than she ever will
We burned so bright that the night was extinguished
Bright as the music that flowed through our fingers

Lyrics Kirsty McGee Music Kirsty McGee
Producer Kirsty McGee, Barkley McKay Publisher Touch Tones
Performance Kirsty McGee, Nick Blacka Label Hobopop Recordings

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