I've Loved These Days

Album: Turnstiles (1976)
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  • Now we take our time
    So nonchalant
    And spend our nights
    So bon vivant
    We dress our days
    In silken robes
    The money comes
    The money goes
    We know it's all a passing phase...

    We light our lamps
    For atmosphere
    And hang our hopes
    On chandeliers
    We're going long
    We're gaining weight
    We're sleeping long
    And far too late
    And so it's times
    To change our ways
    But I've loved these days

    Now as we indulge
    In things refined
    We hide our hearts
    From harder times
    A string of pearls
    A foreign car
    Oh we can only go so far
    On caviar and Cabernay

    We drown our doubts
    In dry champagne
    And soothe our souls
    With fine cocaine
    I don't know why I ever care
    We'll get so high
    And get nowhere
    We'll have to change our jaded ways...
    But I've loved these days

    So before we end
    And then begin
    We'll drink a toast to how it's been
    A few more hours to be complete
    A few more nights on satin sheets
    A few more times that I can say...
    I've loved these days Writer/s: BILLY JOEL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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