"The Last Beat of My Heart" is a song written, produced and recorded by English rock band Siouxsie & the Banshees. It was released in late 1988 as the third and final single from the band's ninth studio album Peepshow.
The song is a ballad with minimal instrumentation, mainly driven by drumming from Banshees member Budgie. Sioux's vocals address a lover who is leaving a relationship, as she asks for him to return to her.…
In the sharp gust of love my memory stirred
When time wreathed a rose a garland of shame
It's thorn my only delight war torn
Afraid to speak, we dare to breathe