• Artist: The Black Lillies
  • Title: The Arrow
  • Genre: Country - Contemporary/Pop
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Anguish Desperation, Mourning, Breaking Up Saying Goodbye, Broken-Hearted, Being in Love Passion, Sentimental
  • Lyrics: Verse 1 There lies the arrow, there lies the heart There lie the lovers, love torn apart, (love torn apart) One heart bleeding, one heart so cold One hand pleading, no hand to hold, (no hand to hold) Verse 2 There lie the bodies, gone are the souls Flown from the wreckage, wandering alone And time, precious time Will not bring back, (will not bring back) Chorus Young lovers, young lovers, hold on, (hold on) Young lovers, young lovers, hold on, to one another, (to one another) Verse 3 There stand the walls, fallen memories Only a ghost, haunting Once there was beauty, once there was trust Once there was laughter, heard from above (Chorus) There lies the arrow, there lies the heart There lie the lovers, love torn apart, love torn apart
  • Keywords: Bass, Guitar, Heartbreak, Nashville

About The Black Lillies

The Black Lillies

Knoxville, TN United States

The Black Lillies

Those familiar with the background of Black Lillies frontman Cruz Contreras are often struck with a single question when the man opens his mouth to sing:


Why, given the rich baritone that can range from languid to intense, from reverently hushed to brashly bombastic, did it take so long?

Obviously, he’s no stranger to music. He is the man who loaned out his initials to Robinella and the CCstringband, which flirted with national fame a few years ...

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