Playing With Fire Lyrics

Richard Marx


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Richard Marx, Steven Lee Lukather
album: Track 1 in album Rush Street
release date: 1991-11-5
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
length: 4:31
composer: Richard Marx, Steve Lukather

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Hey, you got the look of a lonely woman's eyes
What'cha thinking when you're standing so close to me
Ain't no law says a man can't fantasize
There's a secret locked up in you tight
Oh, I'd love to turn the key

[Chorus]
Whoa, playing with fire
Whoa, fighting my desire, baby
Whoa, my conscience is a liar
Oh, Lord, have mercy on the shameless sinner
Whoa, playing with fire
Whoa, walking on a wire, now I
Whoa, I face the crucifier
What'cha doin' to me

Live by rules made up by society
But I guess I must've missed election day
'Cause so much about you looks so good to me, yeah
For what I'm thinking I could go to jail
But some laws are born to break

[Chorus: x2]

Whoa, playing with fire
Whoa, fighting my desire, baby
Oh, I'm beggin' you Lord, have mercy
On a shameless sinner
Whoa, playing with fire
Whoa, stakes are getting higher
I think I'm losin' it

Track Listing

  • 1 Playing With Fire
  • 2 Love Unemotional
  • 3 Keep Coming Back
  • 4 Take This Heart
  • 5 Hazard
  • 6 Hands in Your Pocket
  • 7 Calling You
  • 8 Superstar
  • 9 Streets of Pain
  • 10 I Get No Sleep
  • 11 Big Boy Now
  • 12 Chains Around My Heart
  • 13 Your World