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Intro

Ba da ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba da da da ba ba ee ah
Ba ya ya ba ba de ba da da da ah ya ya

Ba da ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba da da da ba ba ee ah
Ba ya ya ba ba de ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba ya ha ya ah ah ah ah ah ba ba ya ya
Ha ah ah ah ah ah ah

Ba da ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba da da da ba ba ee ah
Ba ya ya ba ba de ba da da da ah ya ya

Ba da ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba da da da ba ba ee ah
Ba ya ya ba ba de ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba ya ha ya ah ah ah ah ah ba ba ya ya
Ha ah ah ah ah ah ah
Verse 1

There used to be a greying tower alone on the sea.
You became the light on the dark side of me.
Love remained a drug that's the high and not the pill.
Chorus 1

But did you know,
That when it snows,
My eyes become large and,
The light that you shine can be seen.
Chorus 2

Baby,
I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey.
Ooh,
The more I get of you,
Stranger it feels, yeah.
And now that your rose is in bloom.
A light hits the gloom on the grey.

Inter

Ba da ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba da da da ba ba ee ah
Ba ya ya ba ba de ba da da da ah ya ya

Ba da ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba da da da ba ba ee ah
Ba ya ya ba ba de ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba ya ha ya ah ah ah ah ah ba ba ya ya
Ha ah ah ah ah ah ah
Verse 2

There is so much a man can tell you,
So much he can say.
You remain,
My power, my pleasure, my pain, baby
To me you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny... yeah.
Won't you tell me is that healthy, baby?
Chorus 1

But did you know,
That when it snows,
My eyes become large and the light that you shine can be seen.
Chorus 2

Baby,
I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey.
Ooh, the more I get of you
Stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom.
A light hits the gloom on the grey,
Bridge

I've been kissed by a rose on the grey,
... I've been... I've...
I've been kissed by a rose
... been kissed by a rose on the grey.
I've been kissed by a rose on the grey,
... I've been... I've...
... And if I should fall, at all
I've been kissed by a rose
... been kissed by a rose on the grey.
Verse 3

There is so much a man can tell you,
So much he can say.
You remain
My power, my pleasure, my pain.
To me you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny, yeah (L)
Won't you tell me is that healthy, baby.
Chorus 1

But did you know,
That when it snows,
My eyes become large and
The light that you shine can be seen.
Chorus 2

Baby,
I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey.
Ooh, the more I get of you...
Stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom,
A light hits the gloom on the grey.

Yes I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you
Stranger it feels, yeah
And now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

Outro

Ba da ba da da da ah ya ya
Ba da da da ba ba ee ah
Ba ya ya ba ba de ba da da da ah ya ya

Now that your rose is in bloom,
A light hits the gloom on the grey.



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    UnregisteredJan 25, 2012 at 1:14 am
    This song means to me that a man who lost his love in a situation and he is trying to get her back together by singing a song. It is a very touching song i hope you all dont have to go through this so god bless all of you people. And i hope you have a wonderful life a message from me and a message to the crater of this song :)
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    awandndDec 29, 2008 at 9:01 pm
    I think that this song is amazing! I think it stands for a man all alone and then he finally finds that peace and love that he has been looking for. Its a great song and Seal does a great job with it.
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    UnregisteredJun 2, 2012 at 12:11 am
    To me this song speaks in essence of the intensity of love and the places of that it takes us to. We are cracked open and some parts of ourselves that are revealed are addictive, pleasurable, painful. And with this opening to love, there is a deep vulnerability. A beautiful stunning song, thank you seal. Xxx
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    UnregisteredJan 27, 2012 at 8:44 pm
    Am i the only one that thinks the 'when it snows, my eyes become large and the light that you shine cant be seen' mean that when he does coke his pupils dialate and he forgets whats important? I see the song as about a man who has a dark side or demon that he can't control, but this special woman brings a lot of love and light into his life. Kind of like ying and yang i guess?
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    mingosJul 5, 2011 at 9:08 am
    Certainly this song is about a man who has lost all hope in love and then this lady comes into his life and everything around him changes. He begins to experience a new life with this lady who has brouhgt a spark in his life. A very beautiful song in deed, enjoy it when you are sleeping and feeling all lonely and allow Seal's sweet voice to comfort and heal you...

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