Black Treacle

Album: Suck It And See (2011)
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  • Lately I've been seeing things
    Belly button piercings in the sky at night
    When we're side by side
    And I don't mean to rain on anybody's cabaret
    One of those games you're gonna lose
    But you wanna play it just in case

    And now it's getting dark and the sky looks sticky
    More like black treacle than tar
    Black treacle
    Somebody told the stars you're not coming out tonight
    And so they found a place to hide

    Does it help you stay up late?
    Does it help you concentrate?
    Is it true you win when you chew your chin?
    Am I ruining your fun?
    And you talk the talk alright
    Do you walk the walk or catch the train?
    You wanted it, you got it
    But you don't want it now

    Now it's getting dark and the sky looks sticky
    More like black treacle than tar
    Black treacle
    Somebody told the stars you're not coming out tonight
    And so they found a place to hide

    And now I'm out of place and I'm not getting any wiser
    I feel like the Sundance Kid behind a synthesizer
    And I tried last night to pack away a laugh
    Like a key under the mat
    But it never seems to be there when you want it

    Black treacle
    Black treacle
    Black treacle Writer/s: Alex Turner
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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