Lollipop (Ode to Jim)

Album: Antisocialites (2017)
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  • Saw Jim Reid in the corridor
    And I wondered if he could ever see me that way
    He was on my list at the grocery store
    When you grabbed my wrist and said you liked my keychain
    Read your feature in the weekly paper
    And honestly, I found it a little bit bloated
    Friday, we fell through the coffee table
    And that's when I discovered that my heart exploded
    How? How?

    You're a lollipop
    In the form of a lightning bolt
    You're a lollipop in my hair
    But I'm a gumdrop
    Am I ever gonna fit that mould?
    'Cause I don't have the patience to wait in line for you

    When I came back to apologize
    You asked me if I was intrigued by LSD
    I sat next to you on the picnic bench
    And before I knew it, you were flying next to me
    I met your baby at the exposition
    And frankly, I found it a little unnerving
    I let you know when we were driving home
    And all I can remember is the fact that we're swerving

    You're a lollipop
    In the form of a lightning bolt
    You're a lollipop in my hair
    How could I ever obtain you?
    But you're a doorstop
    When you're lying on the bathroom floor
    And I don't have the time to wait in line for you
    How could I ever betray you?

    Alter my state to get through this date
    (You're alone in this picture and it swallows me whole)
    Alter my state to get through this date
    (You're alone in this picture and it swallows me whole)
    Alter my state to get through this date
    (You're alone in this picture and it swallows me whole))
    Alter my state to get through this date
    (You're alone in this picture)
    Alter my state to get through this date

    You're a lollipop
    In the form of a lightning bolt (How could I ever obtain you?)
    You're a lollipop in my hair (How could I ever betray you?)
    You look like Iggy Pop
    Circa '73 or '4 (How could I ever obtain you?)
    Because I don't have the time wait in line for you (How could I ever betray you?)
    Wait for you Writer/s: Alec Fraser O'Hanley, Molly Margaret Rankin
    Publisher: ROUGH TRADE PUBLISHING
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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