Ecstasy

Artist: Dolores O’Riordan
Released on: Are You Listening? (Track #12)
Length: 5:13

LYRICS

Ah, ah ah ah, ah ah ah, ah ah ah
I can’t feel the pleasure, that’s the pain
When I die, I die in vain
I can hear the sweet temptations call
Come with me and we will fall

Ecstasy, misunderstood
Will you dance with me as if I should
And in the morning the sun will shine
Still I can’t shake her, get out of my mind
Mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind

Ah, ah ah ah, ah ah ah, ah ah ah
I can feel it rushing through my veins
After day, withdraw the pain
This must be the essence of it all
Stay with me and we will fall

Ecstasy, misunderstood
Will you dance with me as if I should
And in the morning the sun will shine
Still I can’t shake her, get out of my mind
Mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind

Look you made me do this to myself
Look you made me do this to myself
Look you made me do this to myself
Look you made me do this to myself

Ecstasy, misunderstood
Will you dance with me as if I should
And in the morning the sun will shine
Still I can’t shake her, get out of my mind
Mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind, mi-i-i-ind

CREDIT INFORMATION

Music and lyrics by Dolores O’Riordan
Produced by Dolores O’Riordan & Dan Brodbeck
Engineered by Dan Brodbeck
Mixed by Richard Chycki
Published by Sanctuary Records Group Ltd

MEANING

In an interview given in 2007 to the Croatian radio 89,7 FM ”Obiteljski radio” Dolores explained what the song is about: “Ecstasy was not written about me, but about people who had problems with depression, drug addiction. I met so many people through my life, so I write about that side of human spirit, when people suffer, how they survive and live with it and how to be strong. Life is not always easy.

In another interview she said: “It’s kind of about depression. And suicide. And drug addiction. And escapism. Trying to escape from pain, eternal pain. Everybody has a different journey, and it’s never perfect. People always end up with baggage, issues, pain. You can run, but you can’t hide. You do have to face it. But some people can’t face it, so they just leave. It’s very important to open up to other humans when you’re going through stuff, to never be ashamed of what you feel. You need to open up and share it because it’s only then that you get to the next level.

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