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You're dangerous 'cause you're honest
You're dangerous, you don't know what you want
Well you left my heart empty as a vacant lot
For any spirit to haunt

Hey hey sha la la
Hey hey

You're an accident waiting to happen
You're a piece of glass left there on the beach
Well you tell me things I know you're not supposed to
Then you leave me just out of reach

Hey hey sha la la
Hey hey sha la la

Who's gonna ride your wild horses
Who's gonna drown in your blue sea
Who's gonna ride your wild horses
Who's gonna fall at the foot of thee

Well you stole it 'cause I needed the cash
And you killed it 'cause I wanted revenge
Well you lied to me 'cause I asked you to
Baby, can we still be friends

Hey hey sha la la
Hey hey sha la la

Who's gonna ride your wild horses
Who's gonna drown in your blue sea
Who's gonna ride your wild horses
Who's gonna fall at the foot of thee

Oh, the deeper I spin
Oh, the hunter will sin for your ivory skin
Took a drive in the dirty rain
To a place where the wind calls your name
Under the trees the river laughing at you and me
Hallelujah, heavens white rose
The doors you open
I just can't close

Don't turn around, don't turn around again
Don't turn around, your gypsy heart
Don't turn around, don't turn around again
Don't turn around, and don't look back
Come on now love, don't you look back

Who's gonna ride your wild horses
Who's gonna drown in your blue sea
Who's gonna taste your salt water kisses
Who's gonna take the place of me

Who's gonna ride your wild horses
Who's gonna tame the heart of thee



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    UnregisteredSep 18, 2013 at 5:44 pm
    This song always seemed to be a bittersweet & longing remembering of past experiences with a lover who's moved on. He's in that place where he can still pierce through the pain of the present to remember the pleasure of being together in the past. The lyrics have an deliciously strong sexual subtext. "Who's gonna ride your wild horses? Who's gonna swim in your blue sea? Who's gonna taste your saltwater kisses?" Hmm...if I were the girl this song was written about, well, let's just say I would be given some serious pause as to my future with the other guy.
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    UnregisteredNov 3, 2011 at 3:17 pm
    You fell in love with someone and in a way, you were not suppose to, it just happened and now that someone left you and you kind of saying some things to reflect the emptiness you feel and you want them to come back because you feel only you truly know what the want since they're not sure of what they want

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