X Offender

Album: Blondie (1st) (1976)
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  • I saw you standing on the corner, you looked so big and fine
    I really wanted to go out with you, so when you smiled
    I laid my heart on the line

    You read me my rights and then you said "Let's go" and nothing more
    I thought of my nights, and how they were
    They were filled with

    I know you wouldn't go
    You'd watch my heart burst then you'd step in
    I had to know so I asked
    You just had to laugh

    We sat in the night with my hands cuffed at my side
    I look at your life and your style
    I wanted nothing more
    I know you wouldn't go
    You'd watch my heart burst then you'd step in
    I had to know so I asked
    You just had to laugh

    Walking the line, you were a marksman
    Told me that law, like wine, is ageless
    Public defender
    You had to admit
    You wanted the love of a sex offender

    I know you wouldn't go
    You'd watch my heart burst then you'd step in
    I had to know so I asked
    You just had to laugh

    My vision in blue, I call you from inside my cell
    And in the trial, you were there
    With your badge and rubber boots

    I think all the time how I'm going to perpetrate love with you
    And when I get out, there's no doubt I'll be sex offensive to you Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Chipp from Dublin, CaHAHA, just noticed in this vid that guitarist Chris Stein is playing bass and Gary guitar. Love this band toooooo much.
  • Sheena from Baltimore, MdThe song was originally called "Sex Offender" and was inspired by the fact that bassist Gary Valentine (he's the one doing all the hopping up and down in the video) was being prosecuted for statutory rape after supposedly getting a girl a few years younger than him pregnant.
  • Rod from Gainesville, FlI always felt that this song was originally entitled "Sex Offender" and that the record company asked them to change it to be less offensive
  • Jenny from Hereford, EnglandI adore this song , it is so overlooked and I dont understand why? She is the most beautiful woman to have ever lived and this song is the most perfect of their repertoire of perfect pop songs.....the lyrics are so clever and her beauty REALLY takes my breath away ( and I am a woman )
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