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Hungry Like The Wolf (DURAN DURAN)

Darken the city, night is a-wire [1]
Steam in the subway, earth is a afire
Woman, you want me, give me a sign
And catch my breathing even closer behind

In touch with the ground
Smell like I sound, I'm lost in a crowd
Straddle the line in discord and rhyme
Mouth is alive with juices like wine

Stalked in the forest, too close to hide
I'll be upon you by the moonlight side
High blood drumming on your skin, it's so tight
You feel my heat, I'm just a moment behind

In touch with the ground
A scent and a sound, I'm lost and I'm found
I howl and I whine, I'm after you
Mouth is alive, all running inside

Burning the ground, I break from the crowd
I smell like I sound, I'm lost and I'm found
Strut on a line, it's discord and rhyme
Mouth is alive with juices like wine

I'm on the hunt I'm after you
And I'm hungry like the wolf

[1]A-wire: crazy, insane, chaotic, also know as "haywire".

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