Glory And Gore Lyrics

These are the lyrics to song Glory And Gore as performed by Lorde

Lyrics to song Glory And Gore by Lorde

Verse 1:
There's a humming in the restless summer air
And we're slipping off the course that we prepared
But in all chaos, there is calculation
Dropping glasses just to hear them break
You've been drinking like the world was gonna end (it didn't)
Took a shiner from the fist of your best friend (go figure)
It's clear that someone's gotta go
We mean it, but I promise we're not mean

Pre-Chorus:
And the cry goes out (oh)
They lose their minds for us
And how it plays out (oh)
Now we're in the ring
And we're coming for blood

Chorus:
(Oh, oh)
You could try and take us (oh, oh)
But we're the gladiators (oh, oh)
Everyone a rager (oh, oh)
But secretly they're saviors
Glory and gore go hand in hand
That's why we're making headlines (oh, oh)
You could try and take us (oh, oh)
But victory's contagious

Verse 2:
Delicate in every way but one (the swordplay)
God knows we like archaic kinds of fun (the old way)
Chance is the only game I play with, baby
We let our battles choose us

Pre-Chorus:
And the cry goes out (oh)
They lose their minds for us
And how it plays out (oh)
Now we're in the ring
And we're coming for blood

Chorus:
(Oh, oh)
You could try and take us (oh, oh)
But we're the gladiators (oh, oh)
Everyone a rager (oh, oh)
But secretly they're saviors
Glory and gore go hand in hand
That's why we're making headlines (oh, oh)
You could try and take us (oh, oh)
But victory's contagious

Bridge:
No-one round here's good at keeping their eyes closed
The sun's starting to light up when we're walking home
Tired little laughs, gold-lie promises: we'll always win at this
I don't ever think about death
It's alright if you do, it's fine
We gladiate, but I guess we're really fighting ourselves
Roughing up our minds so we're ready when the kill time comes
Wide awake in bed, words in my brain:
"Secretly you love this do you even wanna go free?"
Let me in the ring, I'll show you what that big word means

Chorus:
(Oh, oh)
You could try and take us (oh, oh)
But we're the gladiators (oh, oh)
Everyone a rager (oh, oh)
But secretly they're saviors
Glory and gore go hand in hand
That's why we're making headlines (oh, oh)
You could try and take us (oh, oh)
But victory's contagious