Hidden Place
Björk Lyrics


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Through the warmest cord of care
Your love was sent to me
I'm not sure what to do with it
Or where to put it

I'm so close to tears
And so close to
Simply calling you up
I'm simply suggesting

We go to the hidden place
That we go to the hidden place
We go to the hidden place
We go to a hidden place

Now I have been slightly shy
And I can smell a pinch of hope
To almost have allowed
Once fingers to stroke
The fingers I was given
To touch with but careful, careful

There lies my passion, hidden
There lies my love
I'll hide it under a blanket
Lull it to sleep

I'll keep it in a hidden place
I'll keep it in a hidden place
Keep it in a hidden place
Keep it in a hidden place

He's the beautifulest
Fragilest still strong
Dark and divine
And the littleness of his movements

Hides himself
Invents a charm
That makes him invisible
Hides in the air

Can I hide there too
Hide in the air of him
Seek solace
Sanctuary

In the hidden place
In a hidden place
In a hidden place
We'll stay in a hidden place

Oh, in a hidden place
We'll live in a hidden place




We'll be in a hidden place
In a hidden place

Overall Meaning

In Björk’s song Hidden Place, she sings about a love that was sent to her but she is unsure what to do with it or where to put it. She is on the brink of tears and is considering simply calling up her love. She suggests that they go to a hidden place together where she can safely keep her passion and love concealed. She describes her lover as the “beautifulest,” “fragilest still strong,” and “dark and divine.” She marvels at his movements and his ability to hide himself in the air, creating a charm that makes him invisible. She wonders if she too can hide there, seeking sanctuary in the hidden place they will stay in together. Ultimately, the song is about the need for a private space to cultivate and protect one’s deepest emotions and desires.


The lyrics to Hidden Place can be interpreted in different ways. Some people speculate that the song is about Björk's relationship with artist Matthew Barney. Others suggest that it's about Björk's creative process and the need to escape into a private world of inspiration. Regardless of the interpretation, Hidden Place is a beautiful and haunting tribute to the power of love and the importance of nurturing it in a safe and sacred space.


Line by Line Meaning

Through the warmest cord of care
Your love reached me, deeply and affectionately


Your love was sent to me
Your love was directed to me with care


I'm not sure what to do with it
I'm uncertain about how to handle your love


Or where to put it
I don't know where or how to contain your love


I'm so close to tears
I'm holding back my emotions and barely keeping it together


And so close to simply calling you up
I'm considering reaching out to you for comfort


I'm simply suggesting
I'm humbly proposing


We go to the hidden place
Let's find refuge in a private, secluded location


That we go to the hidden place
I insist that we seek sanctuary together


Now I have been slightly shy
I have been a little hesitant


And I can smell a pinch of hope
I sense a glimmer of optimism


To almost have allowed
I almost let myself


Once fingers to stroke
Touching with my fingers


The fingers I was given
The hands and fingers that were bestowed upon me


To touch with but careful, careful
To handle them with utmost caution and tenderness


There lies my passion, hidden
My intense emotions reside secretly


There lies my love
My deep affection lies there


I'll hide it under a blanket
I will conceal it and cover it up


Lull it to sleep
Soothe it and calm it down


I'll keep it in a hidden place
I will store it away privately


Keep it in a hidden place
Make sure it remains hidden


He's the beautifulest
He is the most perfect and stunning


Fragilest still strong
He is delicate yet resilient


Dark and divine
He is mysterious and god-like


And the littleness of his movements
The subtlety of his actions


Hides himself
He conceals himself


Invents a charm
He creates an enchanting aura


That makes him invisible
It causes him to vanish from sight


Hides in the air
He disappears into thin air


Can I hide there too
May I also seek refuge in that intangible space


Hide in the air of him
Disperse into his ethereal presence


Seek solace
Yearn for comfort


Sanctuary
A safe haven


In the hidden place
Within that secluded location


We'll stay in a hidden place
Bestow upon ourselves that sanctuary


Oh, in a hidden place
Oh, within that protected refuge


We'll live in a hidden place
We'll exist in that secretive space


We'll be in a hidden place
We'll belong in that private location




Lyrics © WARP MUSIC LIMITED, Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Mark Bell, Guy Sigsworth, Bjork Gudmundsdottir

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@sadkaique

[Verse 1]
Through the warmthest cord of care
Your love was sent to me
I'm not sure what to do with it
Or where to put it

[Pre-Chorus 1]
I'm so close to tears
And so close to
Simply calling you up
And simply suggesting

[Chorus 1]
We go to that hidden place
That we go to that hidden place
We go to that hidden place
We go to the hidden place

[Verse 2]
Now I have been slightly shy
And I can smell a pinch of hope
To almost have allowed one's fingers
To stroke the fingers I was given to touch with

[Pre-Chorus 2]
But careful, careful
There lies my passion, hidden
There lies my love
I'll hide it under a blanket
Lull it to sleep

[Chorus 2]
I'll keep it in a hidden place
I'll keep it in a hidden place
Keep it in a hidden place
Keep it in a hidden place

[Verse 3]
He's the beautifullest, fragilest
Still strong, dark and divine
And the littleness of his movements
Hides himself
He invents a charm that makes him invisible
Hides in the hair

[Pre-Chorus 3]
Can I hide there too?
Hide in the hair of him
Seek solace
Sanctuary

[Chorus 3]
In that hidden place
In a hidden place
In a hidden place
We'll stay in a hidden place
Oh, in a hidden place
We'll live in a hidden place
We'll be in a hidden place
In a hidden place



@onetoomusic

Lyrics- "Through the warmest cord of care
Your love was sent to me
I'm not sure what to do with it
Or where to put it
I'm so close to tears
And so close to
Simply calling you up
I'm simply suggesting
We go to the hidden place
That we go to the hidden place
We go to the hidden place
We go to a hidden place
Now I have been slightly shy
And I can smell a pinch of hope
To almost have allowed
Once fingers to stroke
The fingers I was given
To touch with but careful, careful
There lies my passion, hidden
There lies my love
I'll hide it under a blanket
Lull it to sleep
I'll keep it in a hidden place
I'll keep it in a hidden place
Keep it in a hidden place
Keep it in a hidden place
He's the beautifulest
Fragilest still strong
Dark and divine
And the littleness of his movements
Hides himself
Invents a charm
That makes him invisible
Hides in the air
Can I hide there too
Hide in the air of him
Seek solace
Sanctuary
In the hidden place
In a hidden place
In a hidden place
We'll stay in a hidden place
Oh, in a hidden place
We'll live in a hidden place
We'll be in a hidden place
In a hidden place"



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@deadlysands

the earth has been alive for over 4 billion years and we just happen to be alive at the same time as björk :)))

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@God_Jesus_is_Saviour

God created the Heavens and the earth. No scientific fact supports billions of billions of years old.

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@@God_Jesus_is_Saviour https://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/geotime/age.html here ya go bub read up

@klebersonvitoriano5462

@@God_Jesus_is_Saviour and no scientific facts support the existance of a god tho, it"s only personnal beliefs.

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