This Mortal Coil Lyrics

I first saw you.
You had on blue jeans.
Your eyes couldn't hide anything.
I saw you breathing.
And I saw you staring out in space.
I next saw you, you was at a party.
Though you was a queen, oh so flirty.
I cam against.
Didn't say excuse.
You knew what I was doing.
We looked very fine 'cause we were leaving.
Like Saint Joan, doing a cool, cool, jerk.
Oh I want you, Oh I want you...
Like a kangaroo...

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Written by: William Chilton

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I first saw you
You had on blue jeans
Your eyes couldn't hide anything
I saw you breathing
And I saw you staring out in space
I next saw you, it was at a party
Thought you was uncool, oh so flirty
I came against
Didn't say excuse
You knew what I was doing
We looked very fine 'cause we were leaving
Like Saint Joan, doing a cool, cool jerk
Oh I want you, Oh I want you
Like a kangaroo

All comments from YouTube:

Stephen Velez

i can safely say that this gorgeous piece of music--so beautiful, so sad, so reverent--is among my ten favorite songs of all time. this song means so much to me.

Avi Whiteman


Dr Ssexy

i did a poo

Stephen Velez

@Oloff I love chilton's version, but it doesn't quite get to me like this one...


Have you heard the original? I think it's even better


This and Song to the Siren are among the few examples of covers that I've heard which are deservedly better known than the originals. They are masterpieces.

Pee-Wee Herman

That’s certainly merely an opinion.

Blank Gen

The change of the lyrics in Song to the Siren improved it as well.

Olivia Sienna-P

At 25, i only came across this song last year, so mad I didn't find it before. I keep coming back. The lyricism is untouchable. Absolutely amazing.


Im 54 and this song still pains me the same way it did when it released in 1984.

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