Single Women

Album: Heartbreak Express (1982)
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  • Single bars and single women
    With a single thought in mind
    Just to make it till the morning
    Looking for what they can find
    For a man they won't remember
    For a night they can't forget
    Do you come to this place often?
    May I light your cigarette?

    Drinkin' beer in Amarillo
    Passing time and swapping jokes
    Hoping for a new beginning
    But beginning to lose hope
    And you're waiting for that moment
    When a glance becomes a stare
    Mmm, what's that perfume that you're wearing?
    Haven't I met you somewhere?

    Find a matchbook in the morning
    With a name and number scrawled
    When you phone, a woman answers
    And you wish you'd never called
    Oh, they're friendly when they meet you
    But they're strangers when they go
    Ah, do you mind if I come join you?
    Would you like to dance one more?

    And it's gettin' near to closing
    And the seconds pass like years
    Lots of friends to share the laughter
    Not a one to share the tears

    Oh, and you wish they'd change that juke box
    'Cause you know every song it plays
    Can I drop you off at my place?
    Oh, what's the matter, are you gay?
    You gotta twenty in your pocket
    Got your toothbrush in your purse
    Life could get a whole lot better
    But it better not get worse

    Single bars and single women
    With a single thought in mind
    Just to make it till the morning
    Looking for what they can find Writer/s: MICHAEL O'DONOGHUE
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