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Iris (Hold Me Close) Lyrics

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iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live In Paris (2015)

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"Iris (Hold Me Close)" (live from Paris)

Iris, Iris, Iris, Iris

The star that gives us light
Has been gone a while
But it’s not an illusion
The ache in my heart
Is so much a part of who I am

Something in your eyes
Took a thousand years to get to here
Something in your eyes
Took a thousand years, a thousand years

Hold me close
Hold me close and don’t let me go
Hold me close
Like I’m someone that you might know
Hold me close
The darkness just lets us see
Who we are
I’ve got your light inside of me

Iris, Iris, Iris

Once we are born
We begin to forget
The very reason we came
But you I’m sure I’ve met
Long before the night
The stars went out
We’re meeting up again

Hold me close
Hold me close and don’t let me go
Hold me close
Like I’m someone that you might know
Hold me close
The darkness just lets us see
Who we are
I’ve got your light inside of me

Iris, Iris

The stars are bright
But do they know
The universe is beautiful but cold

You took me by the hand
I thought that I was leading you
But it was you made me your man
Machine, I dream and you are

Iris standing in the hall
She tells me I can do it all
Iris wakes to my nightmares
Don’t fear the world
It isn’t there
Iris playing on the strand
She buries the boy beneath the sand
Iris says that I will be the death of her
but it was not me

Iris, Iris

She said free yourself to be yourself
If only you could see yourself
Free yourself to be yourself
If only you could see
Free yourself to be yourself
If only you could see yourself
Free yourself to be yourself
If only you could see yourself
Yourself
You need some help to be yourselves
If only you could see yourselves

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