Shadowboxer

Album: Tidal (1996)
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  • Once my lover, now my friend
    What a cruel thing to pretend
    What a cunning way to condescend
    Once my lover, and now my friend

    Oh, you creep up like the clouds
    And you set my soul at ease
    Then you let your love abound
    And you bring me to my knees

    Oh, it's evil babe
    The way you let your grace enrapture me
    When well you know I'd be insane
    To ever let that dirty game recapture me

    You made me a shadowboxer, baby
    I wanna be ready for what you do
    Well I've been swinging around me
    'Cause I don't know when you're gonna make your move

    Oh, your gaze is dangerous
    And you fill your space so sweet
    If I let you get too close
    You'll set your spell on me

    So darlin' I just wanna say
    Just in case I don't come through
    I was onto every play
    I just wanted you

    Oh it's so evil, my love
    The way you've no reverence to my concern
    So I'll be sure to stay wary of you, love
    To save the pain of once my flame and twice my burn

    So I'm a shadowboxer, baby
    I wanna be ready for what you do
    And I've been swinging around at nothing
    I don't know when you're gonna make your move
    Yeah I'm a shadowboxer, baby
    I wanna be ready for what you do
    And I been swinging around me
    'Cause I don't know when you'll make your move Writer/s: Fiona Apple Maggart
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Comments: 2

  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThis song packs an emotional punch. Fiona's best vocals.
  • Morbidious from Deerlodge, TnWish I was that lucky guy.
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