Better Not Tell Her

Album: Have You Seen Me Lately? (1992)
  • Better not tell her, that I was your lover
    Better not make her jealous of me
    Better convince her there was nothing between us
    I'm not those initials in your diary
    But if you slip and my name comes up
    Don't deny that you knew me
    Just leave out the white nights
    The moon in your window
    The break in your whisper
    The promises after

    Better not tell her why you love Spanish dancing
    Don't bother to say that it's hot in the summer in Madrid
    Let it all go now, Like smoke from a candle
    Like the trace of a song that you hear in the wind
    But if you slip and my name comes up
    Don't deny that you knew me
    Just leave out the white nights
    The moon in your window
    The break in your whisper
    The promises after
    Leave out the tears and the laughter
    She won't need to know
    That I cried when you left
    That I think of you still

    But if you slip and my name comes up
    Don't deny that you knew me
    Just leave out the white nights
    The moon in your window
    The break in your whisper
    The promises after
    Leave out the tears and the laughter
    She won't need to know
    That I'd die for your love
    That I still love you Writer/s: CARLY SIMON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Robbie from Elizabethtown, KyCarly's "Have You Seen Me Lately" album was actually released in 1990 a few months after her "My Romance" standard collection.
  • Chet from Buffalo, NyGreat song, always liked it a lot. Hey drummers: check out the very tasty licks in this one!
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