Like a Tattoo Lyrics

Sade

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Andrew Hale, Helen Adu, Stuart Matthewman
album: Track 4 in album Love Deluxe
release date: 1992-11-11
popularity : 40 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Jazz Funk / Soul
styles: Dark Ambient/Soul-Jazz/Trip Hop
length: 3:38
vocal: Leroy Osbourne
arranger: Sade
writer: Andrew Hale, Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman

Album Information

label: Epic
country(area): France
format: CD
barcode: 5099747262623
script: Latin

Cover Art

Sade Love Deluxe cover art

Lyrics

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He told me sweet lies of sweet loves
Heavy with the burden of the truth
And he spoke of his dreams
Broken by the burden
Broken by the burden of his youth

Fourteen years he said
I couldn't look into the sun
She saw him laying at the end of my gun
Hungry for life
And thirsty for the distant river

I remember his hands
And the way the mountains looked
The light shot diamonds from his eyes
He told me sweet lies of sweet loves
Heavy with the burden of the truth
And he spoke of his dreams
Broken by the burden
Broken by the burden of his youth

Fourteen years he said
I couldn't look into the sun
She saw him laying at the end of my gun
Hungry for life
And thirsty for the distant river

I remember his hands
And the way the mountains looked
The light shot diamonds from his eyes
He told me sweet lies of sweet loves
Heavy with the burden of the truth
And he spoke of his dreams
Broken by the burden
Broken by the burden of his youth

Fourteen years he said
I couldn't look into the sun
She saw him laying at the end of my gun
Hungry for life
And thirsty for the distant river

I remember his hands
And the way the mountains looked
The light shot diamonds from his eyes

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 No Ordinary Love
  • 2 Feel No Pain
  • 3 I Couldn't Love You More
  • 4 Like a Tattoo
  • 5 Kiss of Life
  • 6 Cherish the Day
  • 7 Pearls
  • 8 Bullet Proof Soul
  • 9 Mermaid