And The House Fell Down

Album: The Captain & the Kid (2006)
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  • The sun is up and the shades are all pulled down
    I'm more paranoid with every little sound
    Like the leaf blower blowing the leaves around
    And a siren wailing on the other side of town

    Oh the TVs on and the colors really hurt my head
    If I could think straight I'd wish that I was dead
    Or curled up naked in my lover's bed
    Instead I'm hanging over Hell suspended by a single thread

    [Chorus:]
    And I don't recall who said it at this time
    That your enemies grow strong on what you leave behind
    I built it up and the wolf he came around
    He huffed and puffed and the house fell down

    With a rolled up note I'm hovering on that line
    Three days on a diet of cocaine and wine
    And a little weed just to level me sometime
    I put the clock in the drawer 'cause I've cancelled out the time

    [Chorus]

    So don't knock on my door, don't try to call
    I'm holed up in this room talking to the wall
    When you're high as this you think you know it all
    When you're this deep in there's no place else to fall

    [Chorus]

    And still that saying gets inside my mind
    That your enemies grow strong on what you leave behind
    I built it up and the wolf he came around
    He huffed and puffed and the house fell downWriter/s: BERNIE TAUPIN, ELTON JOHN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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