Wrapped Around Your Finger


Wrapped Around Your Finger Lyrics

You consider me the young apprentice
Caught between the Scylla and Charybdis
Hypnotized by you if I should linger
Staring at the ring around your finger

I have only come here seeking knowledge
Things they would not teach me of in college
I can see that destiny you sold
Turned into a shining band of gold

I'll be wrapped around your finger
I'll be wrapped around your finger

Mephistopheles is not your name
I know what you're up to just the same
I will listen hard to your 'tuition
You will see it come to it's fruition

I'll be wrapped around your finger
I'll be wrapped around your finger

Devil and the deep blue sea behind me
Vanish in the air you'll never find me
I will turn your flesh to alabaster
Then you'll find your servant is your master

Oh, you'll be wrapped around my finger
You'll be wrapped around my finger
You'll be wrapped around my finger

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Songwriter(s): Sting
Record Label(s): 2003 A&M Records Ltd Under exclusive license to Polydor Ltd
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Meaning to "Wrapped Around Your Finger" song lyrics (11 meanings)
Jim February 14, 2012-10:16

You Americans are an odd lot, always wedging sex and Jesus into unrelated topics. You should read more too. The imagery in the song comes from Homer and Goethe, and it is far from a love song.
Sandy October 16, 2012-20:14

About a man involved with a self-serving woman who has secured her future by marrying a wealthy man whom she does not love. She takes this naive man as her lover, and he opines that she will one daybfind herself consumed by her feelings for him, as he is overwhelmed by her sexual power over him.
luis covarrubias April 17, 2011-16:43

it talks about the power of the religious leadership who use their power to tide us to their beliefs and their sistems, the ring means power who wear it. but Jesus say the servants will be the master
Sam September 7, 2012-4:26

J. R. R. Tolkien .The lord of the rings. Everybody is controlled by the infinite power only one may carry and that power is wrapped around the finger of only one. The Ring that rules over all kings.
JOE April 25, 2012-14:12

The song is about deception. In how you can give someone everything they want. They think they're getting over on you, but in reality you are making them dependant on you for everything they need.
Abe October 9, 2011-22:16

It's about a married woman toying with another man that she knows wants her. The destiny she sold was to get married to someone else - she chose that; but, she realized she still wants the other man.
missy February 22, 2012-0:15

I thought it was about a con artist teaching someone how to con others threw marriage. The young apprentice. Hypnotized by you if I should linger because this person charms the victims into marriage.
Ado June 6, 2010-22:44

Why does this love song sound to me like an affair with a married teacher? These guys had other songs about teacher-student affairs(Don't Stand So Close To Me).
Karen May 29, 2010-23:23

I once heard someone say that this was a beautiful love song. To me it is a beautiful band of gold. It takes incredible talent & ears to compose a song like this.
Luke S August 8, 2012-8:11

This is about Anakin Skywalkers apprenticeship as the dark side of the force tuition is not found in college. Then in Return of the Jedi Anakin kills his master thus your servant is your master.
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