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King Charles – Ivory Road lyrics

You're the nose on my bullet
The trigger on my gun
You're the sandbank in the ocean
Oxygen in my blood

You're the fastest of the fish
You're the prickliest pear
You're a chameleon in the night
You're the sahara's sun glare

You're my mind's rest
You're the strings on my guitar
You're the wax in my moustache
The keys to my car

You're the magical mermaid's hollowed illusion
You cool them, fool them
And they hope so much
And you let them down
And you watch from your rock
And your heart beats fast as you watch their's stop

I will keep on loving
Cause I believe in love
I don't mind dying
If you follow me up

Your victory's your defeat
Your head above your heart
Only the brave surrender
Death cannot tear us apart

Well my smile is wider
Than your's when we meet
And the winter is colder
For me underneath
And I know that you glow
From the inside out
You can keep it for yourself
And I'll go without

You are the fire and I'm the chimney
You'll burn away and I'll choke on your memory
All the words, my sense, you're the poet to my pen
You're the dream that brings the morning sadness
Start the day storm in my head

Well you're the Oscar Wilde short stories in my bookcase
You're positively 4th street isolated in my itunes
You'are the word in the dictionary that I can't spell
Can't describe, can't put in a sentence but use all the time

Your own pair of trousers look better on me
The boots of spanish leather
And the bottom of the sea
Every symbol of love that doesn't relate to a meaning
Every feeling, every sensation
Only real when I'm dreaming

I will keep on loving
Cause I believe in love
I don't mind dying
If you follow me up

Your victory's your defeat
Your head above your heart
Only the brave surrender
Death cannot tear us apart

Well I wish we were animals free of loves games
I wish we were snails with really big shells
I wish I was a lion, I'd be king of the wild
I'd command all the beasts to carry you when you're tired

I'm the elephant in the circus
Oh, you're my trainer
You'd never let me go
But if you did I would stay here
In love there is freedom
But it must be returned
There must be sacrifice
Love must be learnt

A donkey, a mule, a lifetime of work
In death he rests his head from his reins
No burden to bare but work left him lame
And the lion on the mountain chased from his pride
His lioness stolen, his rival survives
The sound of his cubs in death are dim
He knows his world well, no pain can defeat him

Wild horses in the wilderness
Will know no journey home
Well my love is locked in chains
The lion walks alone
Oh the lion walks alone
Nature is cruel
But he knows it's his home

He to his demons
And you to your own
Please let me stand by you
And we'll conquer them all
We will conquer them all

Oh I will conquer them all (x3)

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