Phonetics with M-E
Wicked Game Lyrics (Chris Isaak)
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One of the most romantic and sad songs ever.

Watch a live performance here.

The world was on fire,
And, no one could save me but you.
It's strange what desire will make foolish people do.
And I never dreamed that I'd need somebody like you.
And I never dreamed that I'd lose somebody like you.

No, I don't wanna fall in love
[This world is only gonna break your heart]
No, I don't wanna fall in love
[This world is only gonna break your heart]
With you

With you
[This world is only gonna break your heart]


What a wicked game to play;
To make me feel this way.
What a wicked thing to do;
To let me dream of you.
What a wicked thing to say;
You never felt this way.
What a wicked thing to do;
To make me dream of you.

And I don't want to fall in love
[This world is only gonna break your heart]
No, I don't want to fall in love
[This world is only gonna break your heart]
With you

The world was on fire,
No one could save me but you.
It's strange what desire will make foolish people do.
I never dreamed that I'd love somebody like you.
I never dreamed that I'd lose somebody like you.

No, I don't wanna fall in love
[This world is only gonna break your heart
No, I don't wanna fall in love
[This world is only gonna break your heart]
With you
[This world is only gonna break your heart]
With you
[This world is only gonna break your heart]

No I...
[This world is only gonna break your heart]
[This world is only gonna break your heart]

Nobody loves...no one

ON FIRE= Burning (this may suggest passion or destruction or both)

FOOLISH= Stupid, silly.

WANNA= (coll.) Want to.

FALL IN LOVE= Start loving a person passionately.

GONNA= (coll.) Going to.

HEART= /hɑ:*t/ The organ inside you that pumps blood all around your body, metaphorically used as the place where emotions are. If somebody BREAKS YOUR HEART, you suffer a lot because you loved them and now they left you.

WICKED= Evil, bad.

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