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Comments about the soundtrack for The Life of David Gale (Alex Parker/Jake Parker)

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Re: Anyone know the lyrics to Another Bleeding Heart?
• Posted by: Michael   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Saturday, August 23, 2003, at 10:00 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Anyone know the lyrics to Another Bleeding... (ryan)

> This is how i think it is:
Now there is a line in Genesis 9, after the
> flood, kill men who shed blood, sharp is your needle, revenge is neither
> wrong or right, blind (is our) justice, cold as a judas kiss, dark is the
> night, chorus:Dead petals falling on the bed, white crosses hanging
> overhead, deep (is/as) the final breath, (wrong/long) (is/as) a man's
> death. Thou shalt not kill, cry from Calvary's hill, a soul is a soul, as
> we slaughter our own, locked in a cage and guns at our heads, singing
> gospels of rage, saying they're better off dead, (a wick of the(?)skin
> wipes away sin, an eye for an eye, it's our hearts we're losing. CHORUS.
> Another bleeding heart (7x). CHORUS.

This was one of those extremely rare tunes that I liked immediatley the first time I heard it, and I, too, wondered about the lyrics until I listened to the song about a hundred times in the end credits of the movie, "The Life of David Gale."
The only thing I see wrong with the above transcription is this: "...a prick of the skin, wipes away sin..." referring, of course, to the "lethal injection." And there's: "...deep IS the final breath; long IS a man's death..." At least that's my interpretation.
It's curiuos, too, that this is the only spot on the NET I could find any mention of the tune. Or are there others I haven't found, yet?

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