Wish You Well
Mark Lanegan Lyrics


He wrote a name
With the needle gun
In black and blue
Your eyes are stone she said
Beautiful and dead
And I wish you well
I took a turn on this carousel
How long ago now, I never can tell
I never stopped to wonder
Maybe a morning, maybe, a thousand years
I only walk high wires
Attend a needing
The magnolia's dying
Long coarse and primitive
I wish love, lord
I wish love could live, forever
What I once saw burning bright as hell, now here comes that weird chill
I don't stop to wonder

Threaded a name
Through the needle's eye
As a frame
Tied the ends and stitched it up
And hung my head down and wept
But I wish you well
Who'll pray for the killer's sake
I used to be so wide awake
Like certain mornings
That last a thousand hours
Long coarse and primitive
I wish love, lord
I wish love could live forever
I'm burning bright as hell, here comes that weird chill
But I wish you well
Your eyes are stone she said, truly beautiful and dead
I wish you well
I want to ride on this carousel
But, I never really stopped to wonder

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Written by: MARK LANEGAN

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Anita grey

He wrote her name with a needle gun
In black and blue
Your eyes are stone, she said
Beautiful and dead
And I wish you well
I took a turn on this carousel
How long ago
Now I never can tell
I never stopped to wonder
Maybe a morning
Maybe a thousand years
I only walk high wires
I tend an eden of magnolias dying
Although I'm coarse and primitive
I wish love Lord
I wish love could live forever
What I once saw burning bright as hell
Now here comes that weird chill
I don't stop to wonder
I threaded her name through the needle's eye
As it frayed
Tied the ends and stitched it up
and hung my head down and wept
But I wish you well
Who'll pray for the killer's sake
I used to be wide awake
Like certain mornings that last a thousand hours
Although I'm coarse and primitive
I wish love lord
I wish love could live forever
I'm burning bright as hell
Here comes that weird chill
But I wish you well
Your eyes are stone, she said
Truly beautiful and dead
I wish you well
I only ride on this carousel
I never really stop to wonder



All comments from YouTube:

Anita grey

He wrote her name with a needle gun
In black and blue
Your eyes are stone, she said
Beautiful and dead
And I wish you well
I took a turn on this carousel
How long ago
Now I never can tell
I never stopped to wonder
Maybe a morning
Maybe a thousand years
I only walk high wires
I tend an eden of magnolias dying
Although I'm coarse and primitive
I wish love Lord
I wish love could live forever
What I once saw burning bright as hell
Now here comes that weird chill
I don't stop to wonder
I threaded her name through the needle's eye
As it frayed
Tied the ends and stitched it up
and hung my head down and wept
But I wish you well
Who'll pray for the killer's sake
I used to be wide awake
Like certain mornings that last a thousand hours
Although I'm coarse and primitive
I wish love lord
I wish love could live forever
I'm burning bright as hell
Here comes that weird chill
But I wish you well
Your eyes are stone, she said
Truly beautiful and dead
I wish you well
I only ride on this carousel
I never really stop to wonder

Jon Baldwin

I do what ever I can to give this guy the props that he has deserved. Lanegan has such a strong feeling in his music, it really does not get old. One day many will realize how important he was to music.

Timoth1983

The range of emotions I feel listening to his music is insane. Cry, Laugh, Go for a Walk, Lay in bed forever......it all makes sense.

cliff jumper

Another masterpiece.

Jon Baldwin

I read my comment from a year ago, it still holds the truth for me....Nice to hear bits and pieces making it to movies, being out there....Obviously I type this because his music means so much, as with all of you we get it....I am getting old but since my introduction to his music with the Screaming Trees and then my "Bible" Whiskey for the Holy Ghost...his words, titles, tone have become a feeling a way to cope.... Take care all..I wish you well...

custardo1

I have only recently 'found' Mark I'm glad to have passed this Love on to other family members who also appreciate this amazing musician/singer/songwriter.......why did I never find Screaming Trees just Nirvana and A.I.C back in the day

MrSprocket2010

Favourite song off that record, so intense. Long may he run.

J Cz

Makes me want that new CD !!! The man with the pipes of a dirty Angel w/ lyrics so real they're scary !!!

Neon Spiderfoot

@jczother Get the new cd - I just got mine from my pre-order & it's aces. I'm a hardcore, longtime Lanegan fan & it does not disappoint.

Jerry Hylton

Stellar freaking song. Been at the top of my play list for many many years and still doesn't get old.

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