Dance Me to the End of Love Lyrics

Leonard Cohen


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Leonard Cohen
album: Track 1 in album Various Positions
release date: 1984-12
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genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Ballad
length: 4:41
producer: John Lissauer
lead vocals: Leonard Cohen
vocal: Jennifer Warnes
arranger: John Lissauer
additional recorded by: John Smith
assistant engineer: Lee Friedman
lyricist: Leonard Cohen
composer: Leonard Cohen

Cover Art

Leonard Cohen Various Positions cover art
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Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin
Dance me through the panic 'til I'm gathered safely in
Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove
Dance me to the end of love
Dance me to the end of love

Oh, let me see your beauty when the witnesses are gone
Let me feel you moving like they do in Babylon
Show me slowly what I only know the limits of
Dance me to the end of love
Dance me to the end of love

Dance me to the wedding now, dance me on and on
Dance me very tenderly and dance me very long
We're both of us beneath our love, we're both of us above
Dance me to the end of love
Dance me to the end of love

Dance me to the children who are asking to be born
Dance me through the curtains that our kisses have outworn
Raise a tent of shelter now, though every thread is torn
Dance me to the end of love

Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin
Dance me through the panic till I'm gathered safely in
Touch me with your naked hand or touch me with your glove
Dance me to the end of love
Dance me to the end of love
Dance me to the end of love


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Dance Me to the End of Love
  • 2 Coming Back to You
  • 3 The Law
  • 4 Night Comes On
  • 5 Hallelujah
  • 6 The Captain
  • 7 Hunter's Lullaby
  • 8 Heart With No Companion
  • 9 If It Be Your Will