A Thousand Kisses Deep Lyrics

Leonard Cohen


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
album: Track 2 in album Ten New Songs
release date: 2001-10-8
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length: 6:29
arranger: Sharon Robinson
engineer: Leanne Ungar
strings arranger: David Campbell
mix: Leonard Cohen, Leanne Ungar, Sharon Robinson
performer: Sharon Robinson
producer: Sharon Robinson
programming: Sharon Robinson
vocal: Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson

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The ponies run, the girls are young,
The odds are there to beat.
You win a while, and then it's done
Your little winning streak.
And summoned now to deal
With your invincible defeat,
You live your life as if it's real,
A Thousand Kisses Deep.

I'm turning tricks, I'm getting fixed,
I'm back on Boogie Street.
You lose your grip, and then you slip
Into the Masterpiece.
And maybe I had miles to drive,
And promises to keep:
You ditch it all to stay alive,
A Thousand Kisses Deep.

And sometimes when the night is slow,
The wretched and the meek,
We gather up our hearts and go,
A Thousand Kisses Deep.

Confined to sex, we pressed against
The limits of the sea:
I saw there were no oceans left
For scavengers like me.
I made it to the forward deck.
I blessed our remnant fleet
And then consented to be wrecked,
A Thousand Kisses Deep.

I'm turning tricks, I'm getting fixed,
I'm back on Boogie Street.
I guess they won't exchange the gifts
That you were meant to keep.
And quiet is the thought of you,
The file on you complete,
Except what we forgot to do,
A Thousand Kisses Deep.

And sometimes when the night is slow,
The wretched and the meek,
We gather up our hearts and go,
A Thousand Kisses Deep.

The ponies run, the girls are young,
The odds are there to beat

Track Listing

  • 1 In My Secret Life
  • 2 A Thousand Kisses Deep
  • 3 That Don't Make It Junk
  • 4 Here It Is
  • 5 Love Itself
  • 6 By the Rivers Dark
  • 7 Alexandra Leaving
  • 8 You Have Loved Enough
  • 9 Boogie Street
  • 10 The Land of Plenty