Young Blood Lyrics

Norah Jones


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, RALPH MOUF MUSIC
writers: Norah Jones, Mike Martin
album: Track 4 in album The Fall
release date: 2009-11-11
popularity : 1 users have visited this page.
length: 3:38
acoustic guitar: Lyle Workman, Norah Jones
shakers: Will Sayles
bass: Gus Seyffert
drums: Joey Waronker
electric guitar: Norah Jones
Rhodes piano: Zac Rae
marimba: Zac Rae
vibraphone: Zac Rae
mix: Jacquire King
producer: Jacquire King
recording: Jacquire King
vocal: Norah Jones
background vocals: Mike Martin
writer: Norah Jones, Mike Martin

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I'll pretend my heart's not on fire
If you steal my true love's name
Broke down subway in this city of spires
Tape your picture over his in the frame

We'll imagine we're sleeping revolvers
Shotgun wedding in a strange SoHo
Our chambers hold silvery collars
Gun down werewolves wherever we go
We gun down werewolves wherever we go

Midnight phone calls in the back of a Mustang
Creased white pages torn right from the spine
Kissed my neck with a crooked, cracked fang
You always hoped one day you'd be mine

Threw our fathers on funeral pyres
I'm not sure that we were playing a game
Busted gasket in a field full of liars
No one noticed we set five boroughs aflame
No one noticed we set five boroughs aflame

Young blood
Young bone
Old ghosts
Go home

Band of gold with a diamond implied
You wrote letters that you never sent
I made promises I'll always deny
Now we'll never know what the other meant

Watch is ticking like a heartbeat gone berserk
Lost the chance to wind the key
Roosters are nothing but clucking clockwork
Our fears are only what we tell them to be
Our fears are only what we tell them to be

Drown the last of our matches
Burn the rest of each other
You were strongest when I ached for breath
Through the thick of smoke we'll finally smother

[Repeat x5]
Young blood
Young bone
Old ghosts
Go home

Track Listing

  • 1 Chasing Pirates
  • 2 Even Though
  • 3 Light as a Feather
  • 4 Young Blood
  • 5 I Wouldn't Need You
  • 6 Waiting
  • 7 It's Gonna Be
  • 8 You've Ruined Me
  • 9 Back to Manhattan
  • 10 Stuck
  • 11 December
  • 12 Tell Yer Mama
  • 13 Man of the Hour
  • 14 Her Red Shoes