Hey Clockface/How Can You Face Me?

Album: Hey Clockface (2020)
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    Hey Clockface
    Keep your fingers on the dial
    You stole those precious moments
    And the kisses from her smile
    And now I'm living in these hours
    Away we will while
    I'm not wasting any more time

    Hey Clockface
    I really want to know
    Why is it when we're apart
    You always take it slow
    And when she's here
    You always say "It's almost time to go"
    You said you'd be a friend to me
    But time is just my enemy
    And it is hurting me so

    The moon comes through the window shining crescently and bright
    The sun rolls 'round again
    If I could turn your face back
    Before all of this started
    Forty minutes past four when her secrets she parted

    Forty minutes past four in the faithless A.M
    She wound up in his arms and not the man that I am
    A spring that is sprung
    A cuckoo-bird that sung
    Now there's a nail in a bare wall
    Where your face once hung

    Hey Clockface
    Now I don't feel a thing
    You stole away the heart in me
    And then removed my spring
    The winding mechanisms shot
    The movement is unwound
    Don't tick or tock or dare to make a sound

    Hey Clock-face
    Well, don't you ever dare
    Count me down to zero hour
    And left me waiting here
    A minute from departure
    I will twist your key and have her come back to me
    Have her come back to me

    How can you face me?
    After what I've been through
    After you broke that vow
    How can you face me now?
    How can you face me now?
    How can you face me now? Writer/s: Andy Razaf, Elvis Costello, Fats Waller
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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