Song Of The Week: “Love Song For A Vampire” – Annie Lennox

“Love Song for a Vampire”

(Annie Lennox)

Still falls the rain

Still falls the night

Be mine forever



Longing for a much desired embrace with the loved one often goes with trepidation: “Come into these arms again and lay your body down; the rhythm of this trembling heart is beating like a drum”. And when painful echoes of a lost relationship come back to heart and soul, it’s hard to believe in a newborn romance: “Once I had the rarest rose that ever deigned to bloom; cruel winter chilled the bud and stole my flower too soon”.

But a never ending love, one that holds on through time, space and sorrow, can’t be erased easily; even if it’s a fatal one: “Let me be the only one to keep you from the cold; now the floor of heaven is laid with stars of brightest gold; they shine for you, they shine for you, they burn for all to see”.

“Love Song for a Vampire” was composed and performed by Annie Lennox as the theme for Francis Ford Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), starring Gary Oldman and Wynona Rider as Count Dracula and Mina Harker.

Author: Eurythmics News

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