Diamond Days Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

I feel your body shaking
Lying next to mine
Could be the devil talking
Could be the holy wine
Says we can do whatever
Says we can lead the blind
Cause the closest to alive you’ll feel this side of death
Is knowing that you tried

We’re screaming at the moon together
And tonight we’re gonna live forever
Cause the diamond days
Fade away
And we’re gonna run away
Tonight we’re gonna live forever

I hear the darkness calling
On the edge of town
We’d better go on walking
If the car breaks down
We go down together
Cause what is yours is mine
The closest to alive we’ll feel this side of death
Is knowing that we tried

We’re screaming at the moon together
And tonight we’re gonna live forever
Cause the diamond days
Fade away
And we’re gonna run away
Tonight we’re gonna live forever


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Not In This World Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

I don’t wanna see
I want an ocean
And all of the madness
So give me your worst
Show me the fruit
Show me the passion
Show me the serpent
And give me your worst
Cause I’ve got another day to…

Can you feel it?
Are we dreaming
While we’re sleeping?
Not in this world
Can you feel it
In the evening
While we’re sleeping?
Not in this world

Scream at the night
Lie in the gutter
A billions dancers
That were here first
I wanna taste it all
Not just survive this war
Don’t wanna give up more than i tried

Can you feel it?
Are we dreaming
While we’re sleeping?
Not in this world
Can you feel it
In the evening
While we’re sleeping?
Not in this world


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The Florist Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

Take a ticket and wait in the line outside
In the sun we are nothing but food for the flies
Then they tell us that the florist easily bores
If we want we need we’d better keep it short

I remember the day the music died and left me wanting more
I remember the way my mother cried when daddy went to war
Died that day, they came and took you away
In between night and day

Otis - lost in the hiss of the stereo’s mouth
Motions us to a door, empties our pockets out
In the blackest market that you will never see
Give you all that you want if you’re willing to please

I remember the day the music died and left me wanting more
I remember the way my mother cried when daddy went to war
Died that day, they came and took you away
In between night and day


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Animals Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

I black my cheeks and I close my eyes
I bare my teeth but it's not a smile
I dress my cross in my Sunday best
I cross my dress and I beat my chest
Out come the wolves
Need a new way out
I'm alone in a bad crowd
We're in the jungle now

Young and breathless
Young and restless
When death collects us
History forgets us

Cause the war-painted children - they live in sin
Electric beasts with ultra violet fins
Blood in the water, no one in hell
Cause every devil is here with us now
Sound out the horn and let this hunt begin
We're at home in a bad crowd, now who's suffering?

Young and breathless
Young and restless
When death collects us
History forgets us now

Altogether, Armageddon, come on

Be young and breathless
Drunk and restless
When death collects us
History forgets us now


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Only The Brave Die Free Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

Good morning, mother earth
I’ve seen you at your worst
But it won’t get the best of you
And if life’s just a test, don’t move

So keep your eyes on me
Only the brave die free
We’re not invincible
We are in agony

I’ll take the good news first
Prepare me for the worst
And we’ve all got something to prove
Every me, every them and you

So keep your eyes on me
Only the brave die free
We’re not invincible
We are in agony

New year’s day, make a resolution
New year’s day, start a revolution

So keep your eyes on me
Only the brave die free
We’re not invincible
We are in agony


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Annie May Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

Annie may, I have waited for you
And I’ll stay, and I’ll always stay true
Annie may, I have waited for you
And no other end of the world there will be
Cast away for the things we will do
When we get, we get our hands on you
While the shore is beat black and beat blue
Cause no other end of the world there will be

Let go
Let go
Your hope is weakening but you can not let go
Let go
Now you’re weakening but I am here for you

Where we lay, in a hotel bedroom
Watch the world fall apart from god’s view
If we stay and we see this all through
Then no other end of the world there need be

Let go
Let go
Your hope is weakening but you can not let go
Let go
Now you’re weakening but I am here for you


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Fire Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

When I met you I was younger
Full of brimstone with a burning hunger
You broke the ice like a messiah
To my surprise you could not walk on water
You took my hand and lead me to the lights
To a bar where they sell fire on ice
And then you whisper in my ear this strange advice
“relax your trust”

We walk into the fire
We dance into the fire
I didn’t lead you on
You came and dropped the bomb that blew me away
We walk into the fire
And the flames are getting higher
You came and dropped the bomb that blew me away

You smell like someone I remember
Senses hold on when your hearts surrender
You broke the mould like a pariah
You’re born in lightning and you’re raised in thunder

You took my hand and lead me to the lights
To a bar where they sell fire on ice
And then you whisper in my ear this strange advice
“relax your trust”
We walk into the fire
We dance into the fire
I didn’t lead you on
You came and dropped the bomb that blew me away
We walk into the fire
And the flames are getting higher
You came and dropped the bomb that blew me away


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Black Crush Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

The hill’s steepest before
We crash into the fray
Like the waves seduced the bay
We run straight at the din
Oh, to have a bombshell’s skin
Oh, to never feel a thing

The only heaven I call home
The one where I feel safe alone
The dear and departed
The black crush has started
Tell all my friends I’m coming home

There’s bodies everywhere
Although we know it’s rude to stare
At the bastards frozen there
Across the beach I see
A hooded figure, so serene
Caress your shoulder
Baby, sleep

The only heaven I call home
The one where I feel safe alone
The dear and departed
The black crush has started
Tell all my friends I’m coming home


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A God To Many Devils Lyrics

Artist : KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
Album : In Gold Blood

In the darkness there is light
In the silence there’s a fight
So start a fire underneath the black tonight
Inside the flame, the heart is cold
Inside my veins, the blood runs gold
So catch the wind and let the rhythm guide you home
Take one last good look at me, I’m leaving
Take one last breath, just stay cool

Scream it
When my body is cold
Cover me in gold
Believe in what you’re screaming

In the vacuum of your soul
Where the science takes its’ toll
Don’t let the truth stop you believing what’s below
An infinity we’ll never know
What is out of our control?
Don’t let a poet tell you how the dice will roll
Take one last good look at me - I’m leaving
Take one last breath - just stay cool

Scream it
My body is cold
Come dress me in gold
Believe in what you’re screaming

Retreat, retreat
This is a different kind of love
Retreat, retreat
It celebrates the ending of
My body is cold cover me in gold
Retreat, retreat and celebrate the ending of gold blood.


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Flowers In Your Hair Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

When we were younger we thought
Everyone was on our side
Then we grew a little bit
And romanticized the time I saw
Flowers in your hair
It takes a boy to live
It takes a man to pretend he was there

So then we grew a little and knew a lot
And how we demonstrated it to the cops
And all the things we said
We were self-assured

Cause it's a long road to wisdom
But it's a short one
To being ignored

Be in my eyes
Be in my heart
Be in my eyes ai yai yai
And be in my heart

So now I think that I could
Love you back
And I hope it's not too late cause you're attractive
And the way you move
I won't close my eyes
It takes a man to live
It takes a woman to make him compromise

Be in my eyes
Be in my heart
Be in my eyes ai yai yai
And be in my heart


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Classy Girls Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

Well she was standing in the bar
I said, "Hello, how do you do?"
She handed me a beer with a candle

She spoke of places I had never been
That she had traveled to
And we slowed danced along to faster tunes

I made her laugh, I made a pass, I showed her my half dollar ring
She said, "That's pretty cool,
But classy girls don't kiss in bars, you fool"

So later on the crowd calmed down
And I believe it was until
Something drew me closer to her lips

So picture my surprise when I had tried to lean in for a kiss
And she just smiled and turned her head down

I asked her, "Why?" and she replied,
"It was nothing I was doing nothing wrong, its just what it is"
Oh, classy girls don't kiss in bars like this

No, classy girls don't kiss in bars
Boys will break their backs and hearts
But its alright, the hardest part is through


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Submarines Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

I believe submarines
Underneath deep blue seas
Saw the flags: Japanese
No one will believe me

Ran back to the town bar
And I told the people how
I had seen the submarine
And everyone laughed aloud

I did spy periscopes
Dead of night on the eastern coast
The police made them jokes
Told me I'd seen a ghost

Everyone thinks I'm a liar
No one knows the truth
If it was a bigger fire
I would be on the roof

Ships will rust in Baldwin Bay
(Let me go!)
No one trusts what I say
(I don't know!)
Oh my God, no one paid
(Attention!)
Overnight my hair turned gray
(Oh oh oh!)

In the end it boils down to credibility
I had none, so I will die with the secrets of the sea

(Submarine! Can't find me! Submarine!)

Submarine...

(Submarine!)


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Dead Sea Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

I stood alone, upon the platform in vain
Puerto Ricans they were playing me salsa in the rain
With open doors and manual locks
In fast food parking lots

I headed West, I was a man on the move
New York had lied to me, I needed the truth
Oh, I need somebody, needed someone I could trust
I don't gamble, but if I did I would bet on us

Like the Dead Sea
You told me I was like the Dead Sea
You'll never sink when you are with me
Oh Lord, like the Dead Sea

Whoa, I'm like the Dead Sea
The nicest words you ever said to me
Honey can't you see,
I was born to be, be your Dead Sea

You told me you were good at running away
Domestic life, it never suited you like a suitcase
You left with just the clothes on your back
You took the rest when you took the map

Yes, there are times we live for somebody else
Your father died and you decided to live
It for yourself you felt, you just felt it was time
And I'm glad, cause you with cats, that's just not right

Like the Dead Sea
You told me I was like the Dead Sea
You'll never sink when you are with me
Oh Lord, I'm your Dead Sea

Whoa, I'm like the Dead Sea
The finest words you ever said to me
Honey can't you see
I was born to be, be your dead sea

I been down, I been defeated
You're the message I was heeding
Would you stay,
Would you stay the night?

Dead Sea,
Told me I was like the Dead Sea
Never sink when you are with me
Oh Lord, I'm your Dead Sea

Whoa, I'm like the Dead Sea
The finest words you ever said to me
No need to move your feet so quickly
Oh Lord, I'm your Dead Sea


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Ho Hey Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

(Ho!) I've been trying to do it right
(Hey!) I've been living a lonely life
(Ho!) I've been sleeping here instead
(Hey!)I've been sleeping in my bed,
(Ho!) I've been sleeping in my bed (Hey!)

(Ho!)

(Ho!) So show me family
(Hey!) All the blood that I would bleed
(Ho!) I don't know where I belong
(Hey!) I don't know where I went wrong
(Ho!) But I can write a song (Hey!)

1,2,3 I belong with you, you belong with me you're my sweetheart
I belong with you, you belong with me you're my sweet (Ho!)

(hey!)
(ho!)
(hey!)

(ho!) I don't think you're right for him
(hey!) Look at what it might have been if you
(ho!) Took the bus to china town
(hey!) I've been standing on Canal
(ho!) And Bowery (hey!)
(ho!) And she'd be standing next to me (hey!)

1,2,3 I belong with you you belong with me you're my sweet heart
I belong with you, you belong with me you're my sweet heart

And love we need is now
Let's hope for some
Cause oh, we're bleeding out

I belong with you you belong with me you're my sweet heart
I belong with you you belong with me you're my sweet (Ho!)

(Hey!)
(Ho!)
(Hey!)


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Slow It Down Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

I feel her filth in my bones
Wash off my hands til it’s gone
The walls they’re closing in
With velvet curtains

Some love was made for the light
Some kiss your cheek and goodnight
Lift up a red high heel
Lock up your doors with steel

They’re makin noise in my street
My blinds are drawn i can’t see
Smashed in my car window
Didn’t touch the stereo

Slow it down, Angie come back to bed
Rest your arms, and rest your legs

Act like you’ve been here before
Smile less and dress up some more
Tie up your scarf real tight
These boys are out for blood tonight

Slow it down, Angie come back to bed
Rest your arms, and rest your legs

And when she stood she stood tall
She’ll make a fool of you all
Don’t ask for cigarettes
She ain’t got nothin left for you

I never, she never, we never looked back
That wasn’t what we were good at
And when it came to love
We were not good enough

Slow it down, Angie come back to bed
Rest your arms, and rest your legs
Don’t you frown when you’re feelin like that
Only love can dig you out of this


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Stubborn Love Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

She'll lie and steal and cheat, and beg you from her knees
Make you thinks she means it this time
She'll tear a hole in you, the one you can't repair
But I still love her, I don't really care

When we were young, Oh Oh, we did enough
When it got cold, Ooh Ooh, we bundled up
I cant be told, Ah Ah It cant be done

It's better to feel pain, than nothing at all
The opposite of love's indifference
Pay attention now, I'm standing on your porch screaming out
And I wont leave until you come downstairs

So keep your head up, keep your love
keep your head up, my love [x2]
Keep your head up, keep your love

I don't blame ya dear for running like you did, all these years
I would do the same, your best believe
The highway signs say we're close, but I don't read those things anymore
I never trusted my own eyes

When we were young oh oh, we did enough
When it got cold, Ooh ooh we bundled up
I can't be told, Ah ah, can't be done

So keep your head up, keep your love
keep your head up, my love [x2]
keep your head up, keep your love


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Big Parade Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

Lovely girl won't you stay, won't you stay, stay with me
All my life I was blind, I was blind, now I see
Lovely girl won't you stay, won't you stay, stay with me
All my life I was blind, I was blind, now I see

[Verse]
Fleet of black, fleet of black limousines
These tinted machines, here comes the cavalcade

With the armored cars, armored cars like berettas
Flags on antennaes designed to keep me safe, keep me safe

[Chorus]
And oh my my oh hey hey
Here he comes, the candidate
Blue eyed boy, united states
Vote for him, the candidate

[Verse]
Diamonds cut, diamonds cut for the carrots
Plaster of paris, the floats fill up the street

And the beauty queens, beauty queens with the white gloves
All sick from the night clubs, they wave with pageantry, pageantry

[Chorus]
Oh my my oh hey hey
Here it comes, the big parade
Marching bands and barricades
Make way, for the big parade

[Bridge]

[Verse]
Canvas covered, canvas covered in resin
The violent men who dance the blood ballet
And the bookies say, bookies say it's the 3rd round
Oh when louie will go down, if he don't there's hell to pay, and hell to raise

[Chorus]
And oh my my oh hey hey
Here he comes, the welterweight
Take a dive, for goodness sake
Or say goodbye to the welterweight

[Verse]
Catholic priest, catholic priest in a crisis
He's torn between romance and jesus, who will win the civil war

And he says I'm in love, I'm in love with a woman
Yea this is my confession, I'm leaving I can't a priest anymore, anymore

[Chorus]
And oh my my oh hey hey
There he goes, the man of faith

Left the church for a fiance
Let him love, the man of faith

[Bridge]

[Verse]
T.v. cameras, t.v. cameras and stage hands
American bandstand, electric guitars

And he's singin songs, singin songs for the lonely
All the girls with the room keys, they know all his words by heart, by heart and they all sing

[Interlude]
Lovely girl won't you stay, won't you stay, stay with me
All my life I was blind, I was blind, now I see
Lovely girl won't you stay, won't you stay, stay with me
All my life I was blind, I was blind, now I see

Lovely girl won't you stay, oh oh ohoh

[Chorus]
Oh my my oh hey hey
Here she comes by saving grace
Burn the car and save the plates
She's arrived, my saving grace


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Charlie Boy Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

[Verse]
Charlie boy, don't go to war, first born in forty - four
Kennedy made him believe we could do much more

Ohhh
Lillian, don't hang your head, love should make you feel good
In uniform you raised a man, who volunteered to stand

[Bridge]
Ohhh

[Chorus]
Play the bugle, play the taps and
Make your mothers proud
Raise your rifles to the sky boys
Fire that volley loud

[Verse]
News was bad on upland ave., metuchen mourn our loss
Sons rebelled, while fathers yelled, and mothers clutched the cross

[Bridge]
Ohhh

[Chorus]
Play the bugle, play the taps and
Make your mothers proud
Raise your rifles to the sky boys
Fire that volley loud


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Flapper Girl Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

[Verse 1]
Cut off all of your hair
Did you flinch, did you care
Did he look, did he stop and stare
At your brand new hair
Local boy, local news
Power lines hangin boots
Firemen in their trucks cut loose
A local boy's shoes

Cadillac, cadillac
Businessmen dressed in slacks

I'm gonna buy one for us when I get back
A big cadillac

[Bridge]
And you can wave to all of your friends
And I'll never leave you again

[Chorus]
Would you write would you call back baby if
I wrote you a song
I been gone but you're still my lady and
I need you at home

[Verse 2]
Romeo, juliet
Balcony in silhouette
Makin o's with her cigarette
It's juliet

Flapper girl, flapper girl
Prohibition in curls
Hair of gold and a neck of curls
It's flapper girl

[Bridge]
And you can wave to all of your friends
And I'll never leave you again

[Chorus]
Would you write would you call back baby if
I wrote you a song
I been gone but you're still my lady and
I need you at home

[Bridge]
Cause if you ain't behind my door
Then I ain't got a home anymore

[Chorus]
Would you write would you call back baby if
I wrote you a song
I been gone but you're still my lady and
I need you at home

[Outro]
Lovers come, lovers go
Lovers leave me alone
She'll come back to me


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Morning Song Lyrics

Artist : LUMINEERS, THE
Album : The Lumineers

The carbonation in my drink
The bubbles rise while my heart sinks
And I'll I tend to do is think of you

Was it easier to pack your bags
And book that flight to paris as
The plane began to move that afternoon

When all the trains have pulled away
From local stations in decay
It's I who waits, it's you who's late again

And did you think of me when you made love
To him, was it the same as us
Or was it different, it must have been

And all the pretty dames
They'll hug and kiss you all the same
And when they go, they're gone
They're not run-ning late
Oh all, all the pretty dames

And the kids you hold in your arms
With promises to protect them from harm
But they grow, and they go
And you're all a-lone
All the kids, all the kids that you hold

And it's a shame that it ends this way
With nothing left to say
So just sit on your hands, while I walk aw-ay
It's a shame, it's a shame, it's a shame
When my hands begin to shake
When bitterness is all I taste
And my car won't stop
Cause I cut the brakes
I hold on to a hope in my fate

Oh oh ah ah hey hey
May you return to love one day
Well I hope and I pray
You get what you gave
Oh oh ah ah hey hey


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Tennessee Me Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

Come, Come Tenessee Me
Tenessee Me waiting here
I'm lonely tonight but feeling alright
Why don't you come over here?
Why don't you come over here?

Oh, Oh Tenessee Me
Tenessee Me see me loving you
See me by the fire side light
Come and see me through the night
Tenessee me through the night

If you chose the world to see
Just leave your heart in Tenessee

Plain, Plain Tenessee Me
Living just a mile away
I'm nothing special but I can hold you
If you want to, you can stay
Tenessee Me won't you stay?

Please, Please Tenessee Me
See me lookin' in your eyes
Tenessee Me wants to love
Wants to love you all my life
Let me love you all my life


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Why Baby Why Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

Oh, tell me, why, baby, why, baby, why, baby, why
You make me cry, baby, cry, baby, cry, baby, cry?
Lord, I can't help but love you 'til the day that I die
So tell me, why, baby, why, baby, why, baby, why?

Well, I got a crow I wanna pick with you
Just like last time when the feathers flew
You're runnin' wild kickin' up your heels
A-leavin' me at home with a hand full of bills

Lord, I can't live without you, you know it's true
But there's no livin' with you so what'll I do?
I'm goin' honky tonkin', get as tight as I can
And maybe while I'm there, I'm gonna find a new man

Oh, tell me, why, baby, why, baby, why, baby, why
You make me cry, baby, cry, baby, cry, baby, cry?
Lord, I can't help but love you 'til the day that I die
So tell me, why, baby, why, baby, why, baby, why?

Well, I don't know but I've heard 'em say
That every little dog's a-gonna have his day
You'd better pay attention, don't you dare forget
'Cause I'm just a little bitty puppy yet

Well, I caught you honky tonkin' with my best friend
The thing to do was leave you but I shoulda left then
Now I'm too old to leave you but I still get sore
When you come home a-feelin' for the knob on the door

Oh, tell me, why, baby, why, baby, why, baby, why
You make me cry, baby, cry, baby, cry, baby, cry?
Oh, Lord, I can't help but love you 'til the day that I die
So tell me, why, baby, why, baby, why, baby, why?

Tell me, why, baby, why, baby, why, baby, why?


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The One I Love Is Gone Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

I don't know, I don't know
Where I'll go or what I'll do
It makes no difference
What I'll do without you

Oh, I love you, my darling
But I'll try and let you be
Goodbye, it's the last
You'll hear of me

Well, I found a bluebird
High on a mountain side
And the little bird
Would sing its little song

So I'll sigh, I'll cry
I'd even wanna die
For the one I love is gone

Well, I found a bluebird
High on a mountain side
And the little bird
Would sing its little song

So I'll sigh, I'll cry
I'd even wanna die
For the one I love has gone


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My Heart Skips A Beat Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

Oh, my heart skips a beat
When we walk down the street
I feel the tremblin' in my knees
And just to know you're mine
Until the end of time
Makes my heart skip a beat

Well, I did a double take the day I met you
And my heart turned a flip as I stood next to you
And I knew right there I never could forget you
For you are my every dream come true

And my heart skips a beat
When we walk down the street
I feel a tremblin' in my knees
And just to know you're mine
Until the end of time
Makes my heart skip a beat

You came into my life without a warnin'
And you turned my cloudy skies from gray to blue
You're my sunshine that comes up every mornin'
Yes, you are my every dream come true

And my heart skips a beat
When we walk down the street
I feel a tremblin' in my knees
And just to know you're mine
Until the end of time
Makes my heart skip a beat


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Somethin' Stupid Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters
(originally by Carson and Gaile)

I know I stand in line
Until you think you have the time
To spend an evening with me
And if we go someplace to dance
I know that there's a chance
You won't be leaving with me
Then afterwards we drop into a quiet little place
And have a drink or two
And then I go and spoil it all
By saying something stupid
Like I love you

I can see it in your eyes
That you despise the same old lines
You heard the night before
And though it's just a line to you
For me it's true
And never seemed so right before

I practice every day to find some clever lines to say
To make the meaning come through
But then I think I'll wait until the evening gets late
And I'm alone with you

The time is right
Your perfume fills my head
The stars get red
And oh the night's so blue
And then I go and spoil it all
By saying something stupid
Like I love you
[x2]

I love you...


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I've Got A Feeling Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

I've got a feelin'
That you're gonna leave me.
I've got a feelin'
You're gonna put me down.

I've got a feelin'
You tried to deceive me.
I've got a feelin'
That you've been running around.

No matter what I say my words drift away from you
No matter how I try still I never satisfy
Tell me why. Tell me why.

I've got a feelin'
You wanna say good bye.
I've got a feelin' but I'm too proud to cry.

No matter what I say my words drift away from you
No matter how I try still I never satisfy
Tell me why. Tell me why.

I've got a feelin'
You wanna say good bye.
I've got a feelin' but I'm too proud to cry.

to cry..to cry..to cry..to cry..to cry..to cry


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Do You Love An Apple Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

Do you love an apple?
Do you love a pear?
Do you love a laddy
With curly brown hair?

Why, yes, I love him
I'll never deny him
I'll always love him
Till the day that I die

Before I got married
I wore a black shall
But after I married
I wore bugger-all

But still I love him
I'll never deny him
I'll always love him
Till the day that I die

He stands on the corner
A fag in his mouth
His hands in his pockets
He whistles me out

But still I love him
I'll never deny him
I'll always love him
Till the day that I die

Do you love an apple?
Do you love a pear?
Do you love a laddy
With curly brown hair?

Why, yes, I love him
I'll never deny him
I'll always love him
Till the day that I die


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All About You Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

I told the daffodils
I told the Whippoorwills
Just how pretty your smile
Yes, I told them all about you

I told each little bird
Every little single word
That you say is worthwhile
Yes, I told them all about you

I told the moon and every little star
That shines above
'Bout the way you roll your eyes
And how you love

Each little honey bee
Knows there's gonna be
A honey moon for two
Yes, I told them all about you

I told the daffodils
I told the Whippoorwills
Just how pretty your smile
Yes, I told them all about you

I told each little bird
Every little single word
That you say is worthwhile
Yes, I told them all about you

I told the moon and every little star
That shines above
'Bout the way you roll your pretty eyes
And how you love

Each little honey bee
Knows there's gonna be
A honey moon for two
Yes, I told them all about you

I told the daffodils
I told the Whippoorwills
Just how pretty your smile
Yes, I told them all about you

I told each little bird
Every little single word
That you say is worthwhile
Yes, I told them all about you

I told the moon and every little star
That shines above
'Bout the way you roll your pretty eyes
And how you love

Each little honey bee
Knows there's gonna be
A honey moon for two
Yes, I told them all about you
Yes, I told them all about you


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Waste The Day Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

Waste the day
Waste the night
I want you to be alright
When I'm gone I hope your bed's still warm
And that you find another charming girl to hold

You tight
Waste the day
Waste the night
Just like you wasted mine, pretty baby

Wouldn't take a special girl
To hold you as you dream
Just a pair of loving arms is all you need
But she wouldn't last too long
In the morning she'd be gone
Did you notice I'm still here
After all these wasted years?

Waste the day
Waste the night
I want you to be alright
When I'm gone I hope your bed's still warm
And that you find another charming girl to hold

You tight
Waste the day
Waste the night
Just like you wasted mine, pretty baby

Waste the day
Waste the night
I want you to be alright
When I'm gone I hope your bed's still warm
And that you find another charming girl to hold

You tight
Waste the day
Waste the night
Just like you wasted mine, pretty baby
Just like you wasted mine, pretty baby


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Why Don't You Love Me Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

Well, why don't you love me like you used to do?
How come you treat me like a worn out shoe?
My hair's still curly and my eyes are still blue
So why don't you love me like you used to do?

Ain't had no lovin' like a huggin' and a kissin'
In a long, long while
We don't get nearer or further or closer
Than a country mile

Why don't you spark me like you used to do
And say sweet nothin's like you used to coo?
I'm the same old trouble that you've always been through
So why don't you love me like you used to do?

Why don't you be just like you used to be?
How come you find so many faults with me?
Somebody's changed so let me give you a clue
Why don't you love me like you used to do?

Ain't had no lovin' like a huggin' and a kissin'
In a long, long while
We don't get nearer or further or closer
Than a country mile

Why don't you say the things you used to say?
What makes you treat me like a piece of clay?
My hair's still curly and my eyes are still blue
So why don't you love me like you used to do?


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House Of Gold Lyrics

Artist : SECRET SISTERS, THE
Album : The Secret Sisters

People steal, they cheat and lie
For wealth and what it will buy
Don't they know on the Judgment Day
That their gold and silver will melt away?

I'd rather be in a deep, dark grave
And know that my poor soul was saved
Than to live in this world in a house of gold
And deny my God and doom my soul

What good is gold and silver too
When your heart's not good and true?
Sinner, hear me when I say
Fall down on your knees and pray


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Nectar Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

My letters sit on your window-sill
Yellowed by the sun
Written that time our love was in its prime
They just ran off my pen, my pen is broken now
Couldn't eat a thing, couldn't sit next to you

For all this sorrow the joy brings
It only shows me the truth, changing

So I fretted at you, to swallow the pill
That's getting bitterer every day
All that joy couldn't help the boys
But we look so [?]

Just like burning up the crockery
With your fire we melt our joy
Pour in the sorrow this joy brings
Took away the doubt from me, changing

My letters sit on your window-sill
Yellowed by the sun
Written that time our love was in its prime
They just ran off my pen, I can't write them now
I can't eat a thing, couldn't sit next to you

All this sorrow the joy brings
It only shows me the truth
Changing, I'm changing
Changing, changing, changing


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Tyed Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

The sheep that was cut
Cut for blood
Was opened
The sheep that was cut
Cut for blood
Was opened and dried
Sheep that was cut and cut for blood
Was opened and dried
And stretched out
Sheep that was cut and cut for blood
Was opened, dried and stretched out
Hung on the wall

The sheep that was cut
Cut for blood
Was opened
The sheep that was cut
Cut for blood
Was opened and dried
Sheep that was cut and cut for blood
Was opened and dried
And stretched out
Sheep that was cut and cut for blood
Was opened, dried and stretched out
Hung on the wall


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Sweet, Sweet Man Pt. 1 Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

She sang for me, her heart on her tongue
She sang so pretty
She danced for me, her heart on her hips
She danced so fine
She said "oh, a sweet sweet man like you,
What can I do for you?"
I said "a sweet sweet man like me
I can only bring you misery"
I lay awake that night, listening to her breathing
Thinking how strange it would be
If I awoke and she wasn't there
I could feel myself, feel myself changing
No longer me, I was only a part of her
I said "a sweet sweet man like me
I can only bring you misery"

So they put me down, back where I started from
But where I started seems so high
I start to climb


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Whiskey And Water Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Turn my whiskey into water
My cigarettes, I don't know what they taste like
Other women seem so ugly to me now
Playthings stand dusty
Books lie open on the page where I met her
And that other life
Is just a memory to me now

[Chorus:]
So tell me how it feels
It feels so good
Tell me how it goes
It goes so fast
So tell me how it feels
It feels so good
Tell me how it goes
It goes so fast
So fast

I was clumsy, heavy-handed
Grown selfish, ill-tempered
But that life
Is just a memory to me now
Softly nudge towards her
Gently put inside her
And that other life
Just seems so ugly to me now

[Chorus]


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Blood Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Was there once something so pure
That left me whole and precious?
But now, broken, wondering
Why this new ingredient?
Everything I crave I become
Everything I left forgotten
Everything I love I become
Cos that's what happens when you reach the bottom

[Chorus:]
Where does the blood go?
It runs away from broken lives
Where does the blood go?
It runs away from broken lives
There's an ugly crowd here beside me
They specialise in violations
Once they numbered only a handful

Grew out the ashes of what we had good
There'll be another awkward scene tonight
Quickly averting our eyes
When we see what there is left of

[Chorus]

Our love hangs here beside us
From it's feet, twitching, desperate
The juice that splash our white boots
Now they're matted and confused
There'll be another ugly scene tonight
As we refuse to accept the obvious
We panic and jump up and down
Trying to suck those last breaths

[Chorus]


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City Sickness Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

I'm crawling, don't know where to or from
The centre of things from where everything stems
Is not where I belong
And the city sickness, growing inside me
So this is where I ran for freedom
Where I may not be free

[Chorus:]
I have these hands beating with love for you
And you're not here to touch
Sent you away, what else can I do
When I need something that much?
I'm hurting babe, in the city there's no place for love
It's just used to make people feel better

It's not like us
I got this sickness as I got off the train
Now it chafes away at my heart
Until nothing remains

[Chorus]

I'm okay afterwards
Afterwards lasts for minutes only
I'm okay during
You kind of fill up my mind
It's just that before, may last forever
It's just that before, may just f**k my mind

[Chorus]


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Patchwork Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

I know it's wrong
I know it's selfish
You've such a short life
You've so little time

You know this pattern
Patchwork of any direction
Cobbled together
In odd shape and size

Take my hand
We'll walk through this together
But my hand gets sweaty
You somehow slip away

Try to call you
But I don't call too loud, no
Try to love
And never look that hard

'Cause this blue's a swirling ocean
The green, the ambition
The red is the guilt
There's a lot of red

I know it's wrong
I know it's selfish
Such a short life
So little time

Try to call you
But I don't call too loud, no
Try to love
And never look that hard

'Cause this blue's a swirling ocean
The green, the ambition
The red is the guilt
There's a lot of red

The yellow is my sunshine
Comes out on odd occasion
Barely enough
To keep you around


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Marbles Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Her haircut, she looked virtually [?]
In that dress growing ever tighter
It was saddening the lengths she had gone to
To appear more attractive
In the process losing something
We never knew but still missed
You knew you were lost as soon as you saw her
You saw your life as a series of complicated dance steps
Impossible to learn, they had to come naturally
Together you squirmed and wriggled
And I could only jerk along behind

[Chorus:]
They're going to hurt you
They always will
She is now with me, inside of you
And I could only stare wide-eyed
As everything closed in around the three of us
Things you never saw, talking of the power and rescue [?]

She opened the door his face bruised and swollen
Before he knew, pushed, falling down curved stairs
Our message lost and our plans forgotten
Surrounded by men in suits, and black shiny shoes
Moving in, kicking, stamping
Bland expressionless faces
A handful of marbles thrown in a dustbin
Memories, memories

[Chorus]

In a northern town there were amazing [?] stones arranged on the southern slope
They got out in the last few seconds of consciousness
Look for their inscriptions one day, the most distant ocean plains, those who make the desert island
I saw you in a tin bath in red water
Were the ones who went to washington to do their laundry
They wanted to see the mysterious hurricane
I never believed in new york, or where you intended to stand
But we don't actually want to see the shipwrecked
I just had to go
They came


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Milky Teeth Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

You know I'm a kisser
I wanted you for that mouth
Hey you know I'm a listener
I loved you for what came out
It's your mind and your body
That makes me feel so dirty
And it's my mouth
What comes out
What comes out
You say you love me when I'm sleeping
It's the sleep of the innocent
But in my sleep, I'm still faking
If you could only see what that meant
You think my body is clean now
It's stretching out in your tub
But the more you soak me

The more I wonder what comes out
What comes out

Those teeth, they look so milky
You would trust them with your neck
Like a kitten and it's mother
Just secure you and fear no fall
These teeth, they are breaking
As they close around your scruff
You look my way, your smile opens
And I wonder about what comes out
What comes out
What comes out
What comes out
What comes out


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Sweet, Sweet Man Pt. 2 Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

I lay awake that night, listening to her breathing
Thinking how strange it would be
If I awoke and she wasn't there
I could feel myself, feel myself changing
No longer me, I was only a part of her
She said "oh a sweet-sweet man like you
What can I do for you?"
I said "a sweet sweet man like me
I can only bring you misery"


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Jism Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

If she'd have known
She'd have shown me
I need to taste her pain
For encouragement
If she'd have known
She'd have shown me
I need to taste her pain
For accomplishment
See, I can only take it out on you
There's no-one else I can trust
See, I can only take it out on you
There's no-one else but us around
You hide these things so well
There's no finding
You hide these things so well
There's no finding, no finding

These runs into the blue
There are no edges
How do I know where you are now?
These paper cuts
Need those gravel grind
Need those pictures to wake me
Give up the drugs
Take the power I offer

Oh the deeper I go
The further I fall
The more I know
The tighter your grip around me
So easily broken
Running down your skin
And the pain runs into the blue
If there's ever anyone else, I'll understand
And kill them
And I'll overflow your every inlet
You will not cough and spit
You awoke from the end
And I tell you with my tongue between your toes
If there's ever anyone else
Don't let them do this
And I'll laugh and revel
As you scratch and crawl
If there's ever anyone else
Just show them the ugly mess

You hide these things so well
There's no finding
You hide these things so well
There's no finding, no finding


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Piano Song Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Shut up
I'm thinking
Shut up
I'm thinking
Shut up
I'm thinking
I'm thinking
So shut up

If I hold you too tight
Just say let go
I know this touch can leave you hurting
When my words clatter about your head
Don't go to bed
Just say "shut up"

'cos in my sleep I still clench my teeth
I'm at my strongest only when I'm weak
And give you those bruises just by talking to you
You know I can laugh 'til you're almost through
Shut up, yeah
Shut up, yeah
Shut up, yeah
I'm thinking, oh

Shut up, yeah
Shut up, yeah
Shut up, yeah
I'm thinking, oh


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Tie-Dye Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

The sheet that was cut
Caught the blood
Was opened
The sheet that was cut
Caught the blood
Was opened and dried
Sheet that was cut and caught the blood
Was opened and dried
And stretched out
Sheet that was cut and caught the blood
Was opened, dried and stretched out
Hung on the wall
The sheet that was cut
Caught the blood
Was opened
The sheet that was cut
Caught the blood
Was opened and dried
Sheet that was cut and caught the blood
Was opened and dried
And stretched out
Sheet that was cut and caught the blood
Was opened, dried and stretched out
Hung on the wall


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Raindrops Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Silence is here again
The silence is here again tonight
Will the love ever come back?
Will the love ever come back?
I know I've been pushing you away
I know it's been going on for days
Those awkward little things
So endearing
Those awkward little things
Wear on me

See, what we got here is a tired love
What we got here is a lazy love

It mooches around the house
Can't wait to go out
What it needs, it just grabs
It never asks
We sit and watch the divide widen
We sit and listen to our hearts crumble
With our only chance to jump
Neither of us had the guts
Maybe we're just too proud
To say it out loud

Silence is here again tonight
Silence is here again tonight


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Sweet, Sweet Man Pt. 3 Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

So they put me down, back where I started from
But where I started seems so high
I start to climb


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Her Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Scared of my shadow
Afraid of myself
Never thought I could be so shallow
Resort to playing a man
It's a thin line that I walk for her
A thin line that I walk
Between myself and what I have to do
The action and the thought

[Chorus:]
Oh her, her, it's her
Oh, her, her
Feel like I've been dancing
The lights have finally come on
Just waiting for my eyes adjusting
To see how ugly I've become

She asked me for no promises
I made them to myself
I've given myself no choices now
It's the only way out

[Chorus]

She tied back her hair
Wrapped the band around
Pulled off her rings
And dropped them in a jar
I'm not there, not waving my arms round
I've gotten the 'flu
It's blocking my heart
To her

[Chorus]


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Drunk Talk Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

How you doing tonight?
Pull the blankets tight
The drunks shout outside your window
Light scrapes across your wall
Think of me
It never goes away
Think of me, I know
It never goes away

How you doing tonight?
I don't wanna fight
Just walked these miles
To be passing by
Just to say
That I'm okay
For you to see the state of me
I know I said
We'd better get home to bed
And I was the one
I alway stayed up so late
Always forgiving
My inconsideration

It's a different story
When you can never go home again
I'm home, home again

My hands came back today
Finally set themselves free
No more fists on the end of my arms
Just these hands, trembling
Think of me
It never goes away
Think of me
The way I used to be
I know I said
We'd better get home to bed
And I was the one
I alway stayed up so late
Always forgiving
My inconsideration
It's a different story
When you can never go home again
I'm home, home again


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Paco De Renaldo's Dream Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

It was a dream I had
This room was in the middle of a sandy plain
The walls were gone but the doors and windows remained
At the side of the bed were soft cushions

Two-dimensional ships like ocean liners sailed across this desert
As they passed, their huge bulks disappearing into a thin line
These ships were always full of people facing windows
And sometimes find their problems seem like a day's work
Following deep tracks, the boats kept passing by

Came to an unmanned sort of harbour
Stood on the sand in no water
[?] lowered it's doors
And one by one the ships descended to the sand
And sailed off in different directions across the desert
The carrier was then refilled with ships arriving in perfect time

I watched seven or eight of these drop-offs
And realised the process, the ships and the people within them never differed
I thought about following any of these ships to the end of their journey
But suspected I would end up back here
Or a place so similar that I wouldn't be able to tell the difference

I can't sleep in this bed anymore
It's like a padded cell
The sheets are too tight
[?]

A man of your success
I'm tired of it

[?]
Walked over to the window
Climbed on the window-ledge
And jumped out
I wasn't scared
I know I can fly

A quiff, a whiff of smoke, an empty egg

Roses north (I don't know how long we'd been waiting)
A front room (endless hours, weeks, years even)
Lino, yellow formica (we didn't know)
Lots of milky tea (only onward, forward, inward, in, over a field) (I don't want to do this)
Unmatched to match the unmatched plates (the sun sets in the west) (I really really really don't want to do this)
Straight-backed chairs (this is where we started each night) (you made me do it)
Steamy glass-pane window (we could only travel at night) (bang bang bang on the door)
Warped door, embassy no. 6 ashtray (we would conceal ourselves in the missing light 'till darkness fell) (I awoke, ran downstairs)
Chewy chop (nobody knew where we were) (a letter dropped to the floor)
Toasted cob, mustard (where we were going) (I bent, reached)
Crinkly-cut chips, bendy fork (a vague sense of direction) (swang open)
Polyester, pink gingham [?] (cracked my head)
(nothing told us where we were) (unconscious fell)
(we always somehow managed to keep a straight line) (I awoke, the dog)
(licking my dick)


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The Not Knowing Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Hey, I've been wondering
Where you go so late at night
And hey, I've been hoping
You'll be thinking of me no matter what the time
And hey, I'm not listening
When you tell me there's no more words to say
In your voice, hesitation
You quickly light a cigarette and turn away

I'm not crying, up inside I'm smiling
Seen that look in your eye
Jump in your stare
It's a feeling I never saw leaving
Well it's something I don't deserve to have, oh no
The not knowing is easy
And the suspecting, that's okay
Just don't tell me for certain
That our love's gone away
It's gone away

Hey, I've been wondering
Where you go so late at night
And hey, I've been hoping
You'll be thinking of me no matter what the time
And hey, as our love floats away
Over the hills on a seagull's wing
Our ideas will I kiss in a playground
Now I'm waiting for the bell that never rings
The not knowing is easy
And the suspecting, that's okay
Just don't tell me for certain
That our love's gone away
The not knowing is easy
And the suspecting, that's okay
Just don't tell me for certain
That our love's gone away
It's gone away


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El Diablo En El Ojo Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

I wouldn't shut your eyes just yet
I wouldn't turn the lights down yet
'cos there's things you've gotta see here
There's things you've gotta believe of me

I wouldn't turn the sound down yet
Don't even touch the dials, not yet

'cos there's things you've gotta hear here
There's things you've gotta believe of me

I wouldn't say a word just yet
Don't even open your mouth, not yet
'cos there's things I've gotta say here
There's things you wanna hear from me


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A Night In Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

I had shoes full of holes
When you first took me in
The path that you led
Was straight to your bed
There's no cots to sleep in
And you showed me
Who I was running from
As if I had not known all along

Oh my old feet
They know this hard street
Stay like old friends
You're flat on the ground
There's no further down
There's no cots to sleep in
So come in
Leave them outside the door
Tear off the paper, tear off the carpet
Off the floor

And I know you're hurting
And I can't be there for you
I know you're hurting
And I can't be there no more
I had shoes full of holes
When you first took me in
I had calluses, not sores
And I'd like to keep them

So go turn those sheets
Get back on the street
There's nothing more I can bring to you
Think I'm scared of the door
Afraid of the floor?
Well, I'll go and walk right through
And I'll show you
Who I've been running from
It's the feeling of waking
And it's gone

And I know you're hurting
And I can't be there for you
I know you're hurting
And I can't be there no more
I had shoes full of holes
When you first took me in
I had callouses, not sores
And I'd like to keep them

Oh now your feet
They know this hard street
They're like old friends
You're flat on the ground
There's no further down
There's no cots to sleep in
So come in
Leave them outside the door
Tear off the paper, tear off the carpet
Off the floor

And I know you're hurting
And I can't be there for you
I know you're hurting
And I can't be there no more
I had shoes full of holes
When you first took me in
I had calluses, not sores
And I'd like to keep them

So go turn those sheets
Get back on the street
There's nothing more I can bring to you
Think I'm scared of the door
Afraid of the floor?
Well, I'll go and walk right through and I'll show you
Who I've been running from
It's the feeling of waking
And it's gone


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My Sister Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Do you remember my sister?
How many mistakes did she make
With those never blinking eyes?
I couldn't work it out

I swear she could read your mind
Your life, the depths of your soul at one glance
Maybe she was stripping herself away, saying

Here I am, this is me
I am yours and everything about me
Everything you see if only you look hard enough
I never could

Our life was a pillow fight
We'd stand there on the quilt
Our hands clenched ready
Her with her milky teeth

So late for her age
And a Stanley knife in her hand
She sliced the tires on my bike
And I couldn't forgive her

She went blind at the age of five
We'd stand at the bedroom window
And she'd get me to tell her what I saw
I'd describe the houses opposite
The little patch of grass next to the path

The gate with its rotten hinges forever wedged
Open that Dad was always going to fix
She'd stand there quiet for a moment
I thought she was trying to develop
The images in her own head, then she'd say

I can see little twinkly stars
Like Christmas Tree lights in faraway windows
Rings of brightly colored rocks
Floating around orange and mustard planets

I can see huge tiger striped fishes
Chasing tiny blue and yellow dashes
All tails and fins and bubbles
I'd look at the gray house opposite and close the curtains

She burned down the house when she was ten
I was away camping with the scouts
The fireman said she'd been smoking in bed
The old story, I thought

The cat and our mum died in the flames
So Dad took us to stay with our Aunt in the country
He went back to London to find us a new house
We never saw him again

On her thirteenth birthday she fell down
The well in our Aunt's garden and broke her head
She'd been drinking heavily on her recovery her sight
Returned a fluke of nature everyone said

That's when she said she'd never blink again
I would tell her when she started at me
With her eyes wide and watery that they reminded
Me of the well she fell into, she liked this, it made her laugh

She moved in with a gym teacher
When she was fifteen all muscles he was
He lost his job when it all came out
And couldn't get another one

Not in that kind of small town
Everybody knew everyone else's business
My sister would hold her head high, though
She said she was in love

They were together for five years
Until one day he lost his temper
He hit her over the back of the neck with his bull-worker
She lost the use of the right side of her body

He got three years and was out in fifteen months
We saw him a while later, he was coaching
A non-league football team in a Cornwall seaside town
I don't think he recognized her

My sister had put on a lot of weight
From being in a chair all the time
She'd get me to stick pins
And stub out cigarettes in her right hand

She'd laugh like mad because it didn't hurt
Her left hand was pretty good though
We'd have arm wrestling matches
I'd have to use both arms and she'd still beat me

We buried her when she was 32, me and my Aunt
The vicar and the man who dug the hole
She said she didn't want to be cremated and wanted
A cheap coffin so the worms could get to her quickly
She said she liked the idea of it, though I thought it was
Because of what happened to the cat and our mum


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Tiny Tears Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

You've been lying in bed for a week now
Wondering how long it'll take
You haven't spoken or looked at her in all that time
It's the easiest line you could break
She's been going about her business as usual
Always with that melancholy smile
But you were too busy looking into your affairs
To see those tiny tears in her eyes

Tiny tears make up an ocean
Tiny tears make up a sea
Let them pour out, pour out all over
Don't let them pour all over me

How can you hurt someone so much your supposed to care for
Someone you said you'd always be there for
But when that water breaks you know you're gonna cry, cry
When those tears start rolling you'll be back

Tiny tears...

You've been thinking about the time, you've been dreading it
But now it seems that moment has arrived
She's at the edge of the bed, she gets in
But it's hard to turn the opposite way tonight

Tiny tears...


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Snowy In F# Minor Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Have you ever wondered what's inside that keeps us together?
Have you ever wanted to take that knife and discover?
Like cutting into a sack of grain
Going to watch our love run away
And look at each other
Sometimes it seems we're joined at our sides
It keeps us together
I like to think we're not along for the ride
But sometimes I wonder
So go and cut into that sack again
See if we're worth it anyway
And look at each other

Have you ever wondered what's inside that keeps us together?
Have you ever wanted to take that knife and discover?
So go and cut into that sack again
See if we're worth it anyway
And we're on different sides of the line
And we look at each other
There's trains apporaching from either side
Going to jump over those tracks for you
Go anywhere you're going to
I'm going with you


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Seaweed Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Would you prefer a stone
That I chose for you?
That lay on a beach
Was just a sea of stone
Wasn't meant for you
Jumped into my eyes
Choice of millions
Would you prefer a stone
From your window?
It walks through the streets
Feeling young and tense
The city had to swallow mine for you
'cos it's so much strain
Choice of only a few

Would you prefer a look
That was contrived?
Or a look that says how I [?] with you?
I have no plans in my mind
Just kind of go
Go with you

A hello or a goodbye?
My mind is something I don't know
The truth, why should I lie?
Just kind of go
Go with you


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Talk To Me Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Talk to me darling
Before you throw it away
Look into these eyes now
Look into these eyes
If it's too far to fall
If it still makes you cry
You can't kill this love,
No you can't kill this love
You feel the rush in your arm
You see shadows form
You move forward slowly
To find nothing at all
In a hall of mirrors
You get sick of yourself
Think you can just leave the blade there
Sit and wait...

[Chorus:]
I know it's scary darling
It comes back from the dead
Climbs on out of the ground
Back into our bed
[repeat chorus]

So talk to me darling
Before you throw it away
Look into these eyes now
Look into these eyes
If it's too far to fall
If it still makes you cry
You can't kill this love,
No you can't kill this love

[Chorus]


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No More Affairs Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

There's no more affairs
No more fooling around
There's no more affairs
Are you going to find out?
If I tremble in your arms
If I sigh through your hair
This last affair
There's no more fooling around
There's no more affairs
Are you going to find out?
If my hand's by my side
If I avoid your stare
This last affair

There's no more affairs
No more fooling around
There's no more affairs
No more fooling around
There's no more affairs
Are you going to find out?

If I tremble in your arms

If I sigh through your hair
This last affair
This place in my mind
Where I know what's going on
But it grows, shifts in time
Leaves me hanging on
And though we were only having fun
It seems such a crime now
Go and play, play in the road
You're gonna get run down, run down

There's no more affairs
No more fooling around
There's no more affairs
Are you going to find out?

It's an impulsive thing
But we caught the other
Climbed into bed with all our previous lovers
It gets crowded in there
There's no more affairs


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Travelling Light Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

There are places I don't remember
There are times and days, they mean nothing to me
I've been looking through some of them old pictures
They don't serve to jog my memory

I'm not waking in the morning, staring at the walls these days
I'm not getting out the boxes, spread all over the floor
I've been looking through some of them old pictures
Those faces they mean nothing to me no more

[Chorus:]
I travel light
You travel light
Everything I've done
You say you can justify, mmm you travel light
I can't pick them out, I can't put them in these sad old bags
Some things you have to lose along the way
Times are hard, I'll only pick them out, wish I was going back
Times are good, you'll be glad you ran away

Do you remember, how much you loved me?
You say you have no room in that thick old head
Well it comes with the hurt and the guilt, and the memories
If I had to take them with me I would never get from my bed
There's a crack in the roof where the rain pours through
That's the place you always decide to sit
Yeah I know I'm there for hours, the water running down (my) (your)face
Do you really think you keep it all that well hid?

No but I travel light
You don't travel light
Everything I've done
It's just a lie, you don't travel light

I'm travelling light
No you don't travel light
I'm travelling light
No, no, you don't travel light
I'm travelling light
You don't travel light


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Cherry Blossoms Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

A black television screen
Snow white and black
Deep and open
Splashing against the windows
Looking out onto a three-terrace town
There's a garden, grey-green
And cherry blossoms

Get in in the morning (all seasons here, saved for a rainy day)
Climb in beside you (a part of a hole)
Watch the clock for half an hour (an orange and it's peel)
It's cold on the outside
There's steam on the windows (a star in a night sky)
And I put myself there all the time (a gentle beauty)
You let me forget again

And I snore on and on
You let me forget again
Forget how it feels to be wrong

If I could show her completely (funny how everything makes you feel low when you're already low)
But it comes so drunkardly now (lying on the bed, the lightbulb banging down)
Fall over on my words (get up, pull the sheet from the window, to see the rain still coming down)
That peace when the door slams (downstairs there's hot coffee, sit down to a cigarette)
Soon shattered [?] (down to the filter, another and down to my last)
I came so well-oiled (another and my last penny)
You let me forget again (4 a.m. 6 feet down. already up with the larks)
And I came stumbling through
You let me forget again (4 a.m. 6 feet down. already up with the larks)
Forget what I always knew


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She's Gone Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

She's gone
And it's quiet now
Took her mother with her
Left town
Took her mother's eye
Stole her mother's heart
It's a compromise
We nurture that part and she's gone
Says she can walk now
Says she can walk now
Seen her walking
She totters and falls
And when I'm not looking
Leans onto the wall
And she'll hold on to me only when she wants
And she'll fall and be up again
It's part of the fun

But she's gone
Thinks she can walk now
Thinks she can walk now
Thinks she can walk

She's gone
And it's quiet now
Took her mother with her
Left town
Took her mother's eye
Stole her mother's heart
It's a compromise

We nurture that part and she's gone
And it's quiet now
Took her mother with her
Left town


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Mistakes Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Erreurs
Je sais que je les porterai toute ma vie
Mes erreurs
Comme de celle
Tu sais laquelle
Quand on a coupé mes cordes
Je me suis envolée ailleurs
On a coupé mes cordes
Et je ne redescendais pas
Mistakes I've made
I know I'll live with them all my life
Mistakes I've made
Like the one
You know the one
And I had my strings cut
I went flying around
And I had my strings cut
I wasn't coming down

These days I'm only happy when I cannot move
These days I'm only happy when I'm tied down
Next to you
Not with my strings cut
When I'm flying around
Not with my strings cut
When I'm not coming down

Mistakes I've made
I know I'll live with them all my life
Mistakes I've made
Like the one
You know the one
And I had my strings cut
I went flying around
And I had my strings cut
I wasn't coming down


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Sleepy Song Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Tindersticks

Tell me
I can think right
Am I going home tonight
Or staying here?
Turn over
Turn out the light
I'm going home tonight
Not staying here
If you let me sleep
I would wake up
I haven't closed my eyes for days
Sleep
I would wake up
I haven't closed my eyes

Tell me
I can think right
I'm going home tonight
Not staying here
Turn over
Turn out the light
I'm going home tonight
Not staying here
If you let me sleep
I would wake up
I haven't closed my eyes for days
Sleep
I would wake up
I haven't closed my eyes


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Another Night In Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

Greed's all gone now, there's no question
And I can see you push your hair behind your ears
Regain your balance
Doesn't matter where she is tonight
Or with whoever she spends her time
If these arms were meant to hold her
They were never meant to hold her so tight
For the love of that girl
Greed's all gone now, the panic subsides
When I could run, pulling arms to love her
Try to put myself on on the inside

For the love of that girl
Tears swell, you don't know why
For the love of that girl
They never fall, they can never run dry
For the love of that girl

Promise is never over, never questioned it needed reply
But she could breathe deep into my neck
Let me know I'm just on the outside

[Chorus]

Greed's all gone now, there's no question
And I can see you push your hair behind your ears
Regain your balance
Doesn't matter where she is tonight
Or with whoever she spends her time
If these arms were meant to hold her
They were never meant to hold her so tight

[Chorus]


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Rented Rooms Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

There's the same hotel, and we can go there now

We can go there now if you want to
Through the doors of that rented room
Yeah, we stumbled through
It was only hours
It seemed such a short while
We had no time to cry
Or sit and wonder why
We had so many things started to say
We had to get through
We tried the cinema
Within half an hour
We had to go find someplace else
Some more... you know
We tried a drinking bar
It gets so very hard
And when the cab ride gets too long
We go fuck in the bathroom

We can't afford the time to sit and cry
Or to wonder why
We've got so many things started to say
We had to get through

Through the doors of that rented room
Yeah, we stumbled through
We had so many things started to say
We had to get through

We can't afford the time to sit and cry
Or to wonder why
We've got so many things started to say
We had to get through
We haven't got the time for telling lies
Or to even try
There's only days in between
There's just tomorrow

Through the doors of that rented room
Yeah, we stumbled through
It was only hours it seemed such a short while
In those pillows all the feathers that hold all our dreams
Whispered at the scene
Now they just seem to float on a breeze
I could have wrapped that pillow around my head
Face down on the bed
I could have drowned in those so-called dreams


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Don't Look Down Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

See her there
She hangs from me
See her face
She can't let go
I can't look in here eyes
She's holding on
She needed this to hurt me so
So it shot out of me
As if all of the love just got ripped out of me
She said I'm such a sap, I'm such a jerk
Can't I ever forget the way that we are
Spend all your time with your eyes on the ground
Looking for the stars

So it shot out of me
As if all of the love just got ripped out of me

And just for that moment I saw in her eyes
How it all could be
It shot out of me

Say this is it
This is all there is
You have to remember this
This is all there is

[Chorus]

Spend all your time with your eyes on the ground
Looking for the stars
So it shot out of me
As though all of the love has been ripped out of me


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Dick's Slow Song Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

Don't bring that stuff to bed
I've gotta fall with a clear head
Don't tell me of those mirrors
I'll show you what you want to see
Pay no mind to those voices
I'll show you what you want to hear

Of course, it doesn't matter what you see
You're beautiful to me
It doesn't matter what they say
I want you anyway

So we live in the city come over here
No, leave on the light
Beautiful things get run down
There's no more to say to let you know it's alright
There's a fine door that you open

There's no door
There's no option
You knew this from the start
You made a fist around your heart
I don't need to know
But she must want to show me
It's just for yourself
I can't forgive you anything
It doesn't matter what you see
You're beautiful to me
It doesn't matter what they say
I want you anyway

Don't bring that stuff to bed I'll touch you here
Gotta fall with a clear head does it make you cry?
Don't bring that stuff to bed don't hide those tears
Gotta fall with a clear head you know they're alright


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Fast One Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

Some kind of machine has been hollowed out inside me
Don't know what I became or what I've left behind
See I don't remember when

Something plain about a girl brought me back here again
Stumbled round her house tonight
I could give her a call

Stumbled over the kerbstone on the way to her door
And I squandered her love
It's the biggest kick I ever got
Now I squandered her love

Nothing else hits the spot
Everybody's perfect and yet everybody's away
And everybody's got pictures that they can't contain

Yet I squandered your love
It hangs there in my mind
It's an ugly thing I can't leave behind

Jesus


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Ballad Of Tindersticks Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

The first time we flew it
It was cheap and cramped
The vodka running out half-way across the atlantic
Even the steward screamed and joined in it
We didn't think we were going to make it

Now we're stretched out in wide, furry seats
Flicking through menus
A walk to the bar and there's as much screw-top champagne as we can drink
We're so easy
Taking turns having our photos taken
Sitting in front of smoked windows
Decanters of cheap whiskey in our hands
Drive into Manhattan on a date with a starlet who's just talent
That's what people pay the money to see?
Who are we to argue...

Five hours now it's been going on
And still we're watching all of it
Can you really believe all this?
Can he really lie in bed at night and marvel at his own genius?
When do you lose the ability to step back
And get a sense of your own ridiculousness?
They're only songs

Midnight, and it's all over
Now it can really make us laugh
We're standing on our heads drinking sours of crystel schnapps
Now we're unable to step back or forward
Swallowing a swallow
Tasting it again, it's not so unpleasant
Perhaps it's an acquired taste
The first time, it makes you sick
Then, little by little, it becomes delicious

Showbiz people
Always there to be interested in what you have to say
We are artists; we are sensitive and important
We nod our heads earnestly
Already half-way down the champagne
On our way to leaving the place dry
A $2,000 bar bill
Showbiz picks up the tab
And we're on our way laughing
Laughing at what?

Los Angeles, eight days in
And our sense of irony's running pretty thin
All the friends we've made
It's 2 am, it's closing time at the Dresden
Marty and Layton play one last sleepy "Strangers In The Night"
And the last of the martinis dribble down our chins
We're sitting, chasing the conservation around the table
Jesus, how long have I been in this state?
The limousine's still waiting outside
Anything you want to do?
Anywhere you want to go?
We're on our way to the airport and a plane to Vegas

So many nights lying in bed shaking
Dreaming of pushing my daughter around the supermarket
The joy of seeing all those colours and shapes reflect in her wide eyes
My head leaning on the window
And we're driving through the empty L.A. streets
And everything seems silent and beautiful
A guy's face hits the floor
Police revolvers glistening in the streetlight
Onto melrose and lurching through a sea of halloweeen transvestites
The flight's cancelled, but it doesn't matter
We turn this corner to a way that takes us wherever
Up to sunset

We creep up the drive to the Shattuck
The suite Belushi died in
Or the one Morrison hung out the window
Oh, I'll go for Jim's
I would fancy a hotel window-hanging, myself, tonight, man
Straight over to the mini-bar
Open the champagne - one sip and it's left to wake up to
Anyone hungry?
A team of uniformed waiters lay out an elaborate table for all us to ignore
Oh, the irony
How we're used to living

Back in London on a cold friday night
Do you want another drink?
Well, I could try
Perhaps we could make it to the atlantic
600 yards, 20 minutes later
We're pushing through the waiting crowd, all fish eyes
An exclusive door policy
Exclusively for arseholes
And tonight? well, a nod of our heads, and we're inside

Falling down the red, velvety stairs
Limbs flaying, hands searching for something to steady
Pick ourselves up, nothing broken
Just aches in the morning
No one seems to notice
I find a table, champagne arrives
I've been so drunk, I sit and look at you
We try and talk for the first time in a long time
Drunken confession
You shiver, it made you feel sick
We use the rent money to pay the bill

Bumping shoulders, we stumble out into Soho
Slipping over the sleeping bags
Shouting for taxis


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Dancing Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

I understand everything
I understand everything

Take me in your arms
You knew how I feel
Before I knew, I was up to my neck
First time we danced
So I'll tell you what brought you home tonight
So, you're back, what brought you home?
Oh, the dancin'

Take me in your arms

You knew how I feel

Running home
I couldn't wait to be inside you then
You were all around me then
So, is that what brought you home tonight
Do you know what brought you home tonight?
Was it the dancin'?

Before I knew, I was up to my neck
The last toe leaving ground
First time we danced


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Let's Pretend Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

Let's not make it into a big thing
Let's not get lost in this
I know it is, I know we could
I guess we surely would
Let's pretend it's not
It doesn't mean a thing

Let's not blow it out of all senses
As though it meant so much
It's always thought about for weeks
Not everytime your lips meet mine, I think of her
But when her hands reach out, I think of you


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Desperate Man Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

She knows what happens when I'm without her
How this ring itches on my finger
Does she let me go to help me remember?
Remember how I came in
I was desperate then
Remember what I am without her
And that's a desperate man
Before I go, when I'm without her
How fast and how long that slide
I'll always take that ride
It itches on my finger
Helps me remember
Remember how I came in
I was desperate then

Remember what I am without her
And that's a desperate man, yeah
She knows what happens when I'm without her
She sees the problem

She understands the irony
When I'm slumped there in that seat
And slobbering of how much I love her
Hey, bartender
Let me tell you about when I walked in
I was desperate then
If I could find my way back to loving her
I'm a desperate man, yeah
I'm a desperate man, yeah


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Buried Bones Lyrics

Artist : TINDERSTICKS
Album : Curtains

I could take all the crazy out of you
That's what I loved you for
I could take away all the orange, greens and blues out of you
That's what I loved you for
Take a look at me
You think it really could be that easy?
Take a look at me
You think it really could be that easy for you?
I know about guys, I know where they live
And you're just the same
The ones that matter fight against themselves
But it's so hard to change
Hey, I could love you
Take all that love away from you
Hey, I could love you
Put you in this box I made for two

So you could take all this craziness out of me

Ask what you love me for
Well, I don't mean to laugh,

But if you know all this
You must be half-way there
Well, like that drift tonight, you won't know as it falls from you
Turn around and it's winter, darling
Look in the mirror and it won't be you
So you're an old, old dog

You've been around the block
So many times
And it's the same old turns
Same old feel straight down the line
Yeah, I can love you
Grab that leash and drag you to a place you'd never know
I know where my bones are buried
May take me a while, but I'd find my way home


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