Chelsea's Hotel

Album: Songs For Imaginative People (2013)
  • Fling the insulation in the dumpster
    We’re expanding our empire of love for her
    So tear it all down now, every building here
    Most of all the skyscrapers of bitterness and fear
    Rip the gypsum out and haul it all away
    Level every structure down to the solid orange clay
    Spread out the blueprints so we can start
    To build a hotel on her heart

    ‘Cause I’m not leaving, this is just the place
    I’ve been homeless since the dimples on her simple face
    And I’ve spent my fortune, I’ve torn the town apart
    To build a hotel on her heart

    We’ll build it by the beach so she can reach the salty wind
    We’ll make it out of poems and the books she writes them in
    A forty-story eyesore by the seaside
    So she can go swim oh in the ocean whenever she likes
    And she likes some other boy now so we’ll have to wait
    But when she’s done with him he’ll shake the painted iron gate
    And he’ ll say, “Chelsea, baby, did I do you wrong?”
    And she’ll say, “no, Darwin was gonna win me all along”


    Have you ever seen a wrecking ball as small as her?
    She smashes up my glasses when she passes but it doesn’t hurt
    I can’t see straight now with this crush
    But I have all of this love to give and there’s no rush


    Chelsea, this is for you
    Hey, this is for youWriter/s: DARWIN MERWAN SMITH
    Publisher: IMAGEM U.S. LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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