No Flag

Album: Hey Clockface (2020)
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  • I've got no religion
    I've got no philosophy
    I've got a head full of ideas and words that don't seem to belong to me

    You may be joking but I don't get the gag
    I sense no future
    But time seems to drag

    No time for this kind of love
    No flag waving high above
    No sign for the dark place that I live
    No God for the damn that I don't give

    I've got no illusions
    I've had no epiphany
    Why should anybody listen to me

    She said, "I'm tearing up the sheets that your love letters stained
    All of your magic powers have drained"

    No time for this kind of love
    No flag waving high above
    No sign for the dark place that I live
    No God for the damn that I don't give

    Here's a line in the sand
    A word or two in the aftermath
    I'm an arrow that shoots up and down
    On an advertising graph

    I could write you verses and recite more than one
    But they're not worth the paper that they're written on

    No time for this kind of love
    No flag waving high above
    No sign for the dark place that I live
    No God for the damn that I don't give

    We want everything and we don't want to share
    Outer space for the faces we fear

    I look in the mirror and see who I used to be
    Made out of plastic in a factory Writer/s: Elvis Costello
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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