Burn, Don't Freeze - Sleater-Kinney

(When you saw me on that first day)
I'd set your heart on fire but arson is no way
(Said I'd blossom under your care)
To make a love burn brighter

Always thought that the devil was the only one
Who knew the ins and outs of the ways of love
(Wrap me up tight inside your wing)
So I sold off my heart to see how this would end
Now I can't move an inch for fear it will begin
(Is it safe now, is it safe to breathe?)

(I force my eyes open, and now who has changed?)
You come in between me and the darkness
(You look different, so different today)
Please don't you ever leave

Holding your eyes in the hardest stare
(Backwards, forwards)
Running around like you wanted me there
(Backwards, forwards going out of my mind)
Lookin' at me like I'm the hottest in town
(Backwards, forwards)
Then turnin's your back when you're movin' around
(Backwards, forwards spinning way off time)

I ain't gonna listen to you no more
(Fire to water)
Breakin' outta this place throwin' open the door
(Fire, baby, baby's putting me out)
Use me up just to fan the flame
(Fire to water)
But you'll be sorry as I'm walkin' away
(Fire, baby, baby's putting me out)

You're the truest light I've known
(I'm the one who decides who I am)
But someday I'll learn I don't need your fuel to burn
(I'm the one who will shed this old skin)

Always thought that hell was the only place
Hot enough to melt our heart into a locked embrace
(I force my eyes open, and now who has changed?)
There's something so safe about a lack of air
The only way to make sure that you'll always be there
(I feel different, so different today)

Holding your eyes in the hardest stare
(Backwards, forwards)
Running around like you wanted me there
(Backwards, forwards going out of my mind)
Lookin' at me like I'm the hottest in town
(Backwards, forwards)
Then turnin's your back when you're movin' around
(Backwards, forwards spinning way off time)

I ain't gonna listen to you no more
(Fire to water)
Breakin' outta this place throwin' open the door
(Fire, baby, baby's putting me out)
Use me up just to fan the flame
(Fire to water)
But you'll be sorry as I'm walkin' away
(Fire, baby, baby's putting me out)

I'm gone
Living underground
I'm gone
Devil spins his world around
I'm gone
Do you wanna go underground?
I'm gone
Living underground

Don't you wanna?
Did you really change your mind?
Ain't you gonna?
Was this fire way too bright
Don't you wanna?
Could this be your only crime?
Ain't you gonna?
Did you really change your mind?

Holding your eyes in the hardest stare
(Backwards, forwards)
Running around like you wanted me there
(Backwards, forwards going out of my mind)
Lookin' at me like I'm the hottest in town
(Backwards, forwards)
Then turnin's your back when you're movin' around
(Backwards, forwards spinning way off time)

I ain't gonna listen to you no more
(Fire to water)
Breakin' outta this place throwin' open the door
(Fire, baby, baby's putting me out)
Use me up just to fan the flame
(Fire to water)
But you'll be sorry as I'm walkin' away
(Fire, baby, baby's putting me out)

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