Never Here

Album: Elastica (1994)
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  • It's a sign of devotion
    You made everybody else seem insane
    You filled my head with your notions
    You made everybody else seem so tame
    In your bed I lay reeling
    You made everybody else seem a shame
    I knew from the way I was feeling
    Nothing could ever be quite the same

    I moved straight into your shoes
    I took up your cause and answered your phone
    I couldn't really imagine
    What life was like when I was alone
    Then I started to worry (then I started to worry)
    I thought of our lives left on the shelf
    Too much TV and curry
    Too much time spent on ourselves.

    We were sitting in waiting
    And I told you my plan
    You were far too busy writing
    Words that didn't scan
    And you lent me your records
    And I leant you an ear
    Funny how it seems to me now
    That you were never here
    Never really here.

    In our bed I lay reeling
    You made everybody else seem insane
    I knew from the way I was feeling
    Nothing could ever be quite the same
    It's a sign of devotion
    You made everybody else seem so tame
    Then it felt like going through the motions
    First impressions never remain

    We were sitting in waiting
    And you told me your plan
    I was far too busy writing
    Rhymes that'll never scan
    Now I've sold all your records
    'Cause they give me the fear
    Funny how it seems to me now
    That you were never here
    Never really here
    Never really here Writer/s: JUSTINE ELINOR FRISCHMANN
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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