Kiss from a Rose
Seal Lyrics


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Ba-ya-ya, ba-da, ba-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya
Ba-ya-ya, ba-da, ba-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya
Ba-ya-ya, ba-da, ba-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya
Ba-ya-ya, ba-da, ba-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya

There used to be a greying tower alone on the sea
You became the light on the dark side of me
Love remained a drug that's the high and not the pill

But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and
The light that you shine can't be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
And now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

Ba-ya-ya, ba-da, ba-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya
Ba-ya-ya, ba-da, ba-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya

There is so much a man can tell you, so much he can say
You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain
Baby, to me, you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny
Won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?

But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and
The light that you shine can't be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah (yeah)
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

I've been kissed by a rose on the grey
I've been kissed by a rose on the grey
And if I should fall, will it all go away? (I've been kissed by a rose on the grey)
I've been kissed by a rose on the grey

There is so much a man can tell you, so much he can say
You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain
To me, you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny (yeah)
No won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?

But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and
The light that you shine can't be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

Yes, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah (yeah)
And now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

Ba-ya-ya, ba-da, ba-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya





Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Seal's song, Kiss From A Rose, are about the power of love and the transformative effect it can have on a person's life. The opening lines describe a lonely tower surrounded by the sea, creating an image of isolation and despair. However, the introduction of a lover changes everything, as they become the light that illuminates the dark side of the singer's personality. Love is compared to a drug that brings a high and the person becomes addicted to their partner just like a growing addiction that can't be denied. The chorus contains the famous line "Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey." The rose is a symbol of the lover and the kiss represents the transformative power of their love. The more the singer experiences this love, the stranger it feels and the better they become as a person. The snow is used as an image to show the effect of the lover's light on the singer's eyes.


The second verse contains the lines "There is so much a man can tell you, so much he can say. You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain." This describes the complexity of the singer's relationship with their lover. They are inextricably bound to them, and they are both a source of joy and suffering. The singer wonders if this addiction is healthy, but the power of their love is too strong for them to resist. The chorus is repeated and the song ends on the line "Now that your rose is in bloom, a light hits the gloom on the grey." This means that the lover has brought light into the singer's dark world and everything is transformed by their love.


Overall, the lyrics to Kiss From A Rose are a beautiful and poetic expression of the transformative power of love. Through the use of powerful imagery and catchy music, the song captures the essence of love and its ability to change a person's life.


Line by Line Meaning

Ba-ya-ya, ba-da, ba-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya
Repetitive sounds that set the tone of the song


There used to be a greying tower alone on the sea
The grey tower symbolizes loneliness and isolation


You became the light on the dark side of me
The person being sung about brings joy and positivity to the singer's life


Love remained a drug that's the high and not the pill
Love is an addictive feeling that gives happiness without any physical substance


But did you know that when it snows My eyes become large and The light that you shine can't be seen?
The love and happiness brought by the person being sung about is so intense that it can't be seen clearly


Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
The person being sung about is compared to something beautiful and rare that stands out amongst darkness


Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
The singer is experiencing an unfamiliar feeling of intensity and cannot fully comprehend it


And now that your rose is in bloom A light hits the gloom on the grey
Now that the person being sung about is fully open and happy, their joy spreads to the singer and becomes visible in their life


There is so much a man can tell you, so much he can say You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain
There are no words that can fully capture the emotions and importance the person being sung about holds in the singer's life


Baby, to me, you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny Won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?
The love and happiness brought by the person being sung about is becoming so strong that the singer is almost addicted, and they question if it's healthy


I've been kissed by a rose on the grey
The singer has experienced the beauty and rarity of the person being sung about


And if I should fall, will it all go away? (I've been kissed by a rose on the grey)
The singer fears losing the happiness and love brought by the person being sung about if they were to lose them


Yes, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Reiteration of the comparison of the person being sung about to something beautiful and rare amongst darkness




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Samuel Henry Olusegun Adeola

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@Avenrod

Ba-da-da, ba-da-da-da-da-da, ba-da-da
Ba-da-da, ba-da-da-da-da-da, ba-da-da
There used to be a graying tower alone on the sea
You became the light on the dark side of me
Love remained a drug that's the high and not the pill
But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and the light that you shine can be seen?
Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the gray
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
And now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the gray
Ba-da-da, ba-da-da-da-da-da, ba-da-da
There is so much a man can tell you, so much he can say
You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain, baby
To me you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny
Won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?
But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and the light that you shine can be seen?
Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the gray
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the gray
I've been kissed by a rose on the gray
I've been kissed by a rose on the gray
I've been kissed by a rose on the gray
(And if I should fall, would it all go away?)
I've been kissed by a rose on the gray
There is so much a man can tell you, so much he can say
You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain
To me you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny
Now won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?
But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and the light that you shine can be seen?
Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the gray
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the gray
Yes, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the gray
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the gray
Ba-da-da, ba-da-da-da-da-da, ba-da-da
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the gray



@thejavarvanburen

There used to be a greying tower alone on the sea
And you became the light on the dark side of me
Love remained a drug that's the high and not the pill

But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and
The light that you shine can't be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, stranger it feels, yeah
And now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

Ba-ya-ya, ba-da-da-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya
Ba-ya-ya, ba-da-da-da-da-da, ba-ya-ya

There is so much a man can tell you
So much he can say
You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain, baby
To me, you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny
Won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?

But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and
The light that you shine can't be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

I've been kissed by a rose on the grey
I, I've been kissed by a rose on the grey
I've (And if I should fall, will it all go away?) been kissed by a rose on the grey
I, I've been kissed by a rose on the grey

There is so much a man can tell you
So much he can say
You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain
To me you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny, yeah
Won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?

But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and
The light that you shine can't be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey
Yes, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
And now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey



@gabriel.imagine

There used to be a greying tower alone on the sea
You became the light on the dark side of me
Love remained a drug that's the high and not the pill
But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and the light that you shine can be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

There is so much a man can tell you, so much he can say
You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain
Baby, to me, you're like a growing addiction that I can't deny
Won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?
But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large and the light that you shine can be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

I've been kissed by a rose on the grey
I've been kissed by a rose on the grey
And if I should fall, will it all go away?
I've been kissed by a rose on the grey

There is so much a man can tell you, so much he can say
You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain
To me, you're like a growing, addiction that I can't deny
Won't you tell me, is that healthy, baby?
But did you know that when it snows
My eyes become large, and the light that you shine can be seen?

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

Yes I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey
Ooh, the more I get of you stranger it feels, yeah
And now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey

Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the grey



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@raulcanamerolopez5794

Anybody in 2024

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@IamLadyGreen

Here here baby ❤

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@djv3715

I just woke up with this song in my head.

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@frankiegee6135

This song will get in your head like no other. You’ve been warned!

@kevsmagpies1306

Frank Gee knew that a long time ago lol I love this song very much

@frankiegee6135

Me too!

@vishalbiswas9443

Mine also

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