Mystery of Love (Music Video of the Week)

Music Video of the Week, 19 Mar 2018

Sufjan Stevens – TRANSCEND Media Service

From the Oscar winning movie ‘Call Me by Your Name’ soundtrack. Written and performed by Sufjan Stevens. (TMS Film Review HERE)


LYRICS:
Oh, to see without my eyes
The first time that you kissed me
Boundless by the time I cried
I built your walls around me
White noise, what an awful sound
Fumbling by Rogue River
Feel my feet above the ground
Hand of God, deliver me

Oh, oh whoa whoa is me
The first time that you touched me
Oh, will wonders ever cease?
Blessed be the mystery of love

Lord, I no longer believe
Drowned in living waters
Cursed by the love that I received
From my brother’s daughter
Like Hephaestion, who died
Alexander’s lover
Now my riverbed has dried
Shall I find no other?

Oh, oh whoa whoa is me
I’m running like a plover
Now I’m prone to misery
The birthmark on your shoulder reminds me

How much sorrow can I take?
Blackbird on my shoulder
And what difference does it make
When this love is over?
Shall I sleep within your bed
River of unhappiness
Hold your hands upon my head
Till I breathe my last breath

Oh, oh whoa whoa is me
The last time that you touched me
Oh, will wonders ever cease?
Blessed be the mystery of love

Songwriters: Sufjan Stevens
Mystery of Love lyrics © BMG Rights Management US, LLC

 

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