Leave A Tender Moment Alone

Album: An Innocent Man (1983)
Charted: 29 27
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  • Even though I'm in love
    Sometimes I get so afraid
    I'll say something so wrong
    Just to have something to say

    I know the moment isn't right
    To tell the girl a comical line
    To keep the conversation light
    I guess I'm just frightened out of my mind

    But if that's how I feel
    Then it's the best feeling I've even known
    It's undeniably real
    Leave a tender moment alone

    Yes I know I'm in love
    But just when I ought to relax
    I put my foot in my mouth
    Cause I'm just avoiding the facts

    If the girl gets too close
    If I need some room to escape
    When the moment arose
    I'd tell her it's all a mistake

    But that's not how I feel
    No that's not the woman I've known
    She's undeniably real
    So leave a tender moment alone

    But it's not only me
    Breaking down when the tension gets high
    Just when I'm in a serious mood
    She is suddenly quiet and shy

    Leave a tender moment
    Leave it alone

    I know the moment isn't right
    To hold my emotions inside
    To change the attitude tonight
    I've run out of places to hide

    And if that's how I feel
    Then it's the best feeling I've even known
    It's undeniably real
    Leave a tender moment alone

    You got to leave a tender moment alone
    Leave a tender moment
    Leave it alone
    You've got to leave a tender moment
    Leave a tender moment alone Writer/s: BILLY JOEL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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