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Sun in My Mouth (2:40)

Written by Björk & Guy Sigsworth
Lyrics from "Impressions" by E. E. Cummings
Produced by Björk
Mixed by Mark "Spike" Stent
Programming by Valgeir Sigurdsson & Björk
Harp & Harp Arrangement by Björk
String Arrangement & Orchestration by Vince Mendoza
Recording Engineer: Valgeir Sigurdsson

The lines from "I will wade out/til My Thighs are steeped in burning flowers" copyright 1925, 1953, 1991 by the trustees for the…

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I will wade out
Till my thighs are steeped in burning flowers
I will take the sun in my mouth and leap into the ripe air
Alive with closed eyes to dash against darkness

Björk - Sun in My Mouth Lyrics


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  • To all those people saying "sun" means " cock" in icelandic... BJÖRK DIDN´T EVEN WRITE THE LYRICS TO THIS SONG!!! They are taken directly out of a poem by E.E Cummings called "I will wade out", so even when it is, indeed, about female masturbation, there is no point at saying that Björk is taking a dick in her mouth here.
  • " not "is 'sun' Icelandic for cock?" I'm cackling." if it is, so it makes perfect sense with the last part of the poem, when she talks about masturbation.
  • This is a poem by EE Cummings ('' I will wade out '') , set to music [2] i think its about masturbating too
  • every song from Vespertine is a bliss
  • not "is 'sun' Icelandic for cock?" I'm cackling.
  • This is a poem by EE Cummings ('' I will wade out '') , set to music
  • the music box...holy goddess sparkle
  • "is 'Sun' Icelandic for cock?" the most childish question in a while
  • Orgasmic
  • I remember I cried listening to this song when I heard it for the first time

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