Dear Rosemary

Album: Wasting Light (2011)
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  • You got away, got away, got away from me
    Now get away, get away, get away from me

    I couldn't grow just living in the shadow
    Where do you go when no one's following you?
    You ran away, ran away it was right on cue

    Shall I go on, and on, and on,
    And on, and on, and on again?

    Rosemary you're part of me
    You know you are, you are, you are
    Rosemary you're part of me
    You know you are, you are, you are
    Rosemary please pardon me

    Truth ain't gonna change the way you lie
    Youth ain't gonna change the way you die

    Dear Rosemary
    Dear Rosemary

    You've got a way, got a way, got a way with things
    You got away, got away, got away with things

    False starts, young hearts get shattered
    Pick up the pieces coming down around you
    You ran away, ran away, it was right on cue

    Can I go on, and on, and on,
    And on, and on, and on again?

    Rosemary you're part of me
    You know you are, you are, you are
    Rosemary you're part of me
    You know you are, you are, you are
    Rosemary please pardon me

    Truth ain't gonna change the way you lie
    Youth ain't gonna change the way you die

    This was no ordinary life
    (This was no ordinary life)
    This was no ordinary life
    (This was no ordinary life)

    I'm here from now on
    But once I'm gone
    I'm gone

    Truth ain't gonna change the way you lie
    Youth ain't gonna change the way you die

    Dear Rosemary (dear Rosemary)
    You're a part of me (you're part of me)
    Dear Rosemary (dear Rosemary)
    Please pardon me (please pardon me)
    Dear Rosemary

    You got away, got away, got away from me
    Now get away, get away, get away from me Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER A SHIFLETT, DAVID ERIC GROHL, NATE MENDEL, PAT SMEAR, TAYLOR HAWKINS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Ryan from Birmingham, AlPart of it sounds kind of like the Bay City Rollers "Saturday Night" but of course the song as a whole is completely different. Dave has listed them as an influence in the past. Definitely my favorite on the album. I listen to the beginning over and over then listen for Bob's voice. I can't believe it has not been released as a single and a music video other than the contest video. Wasting Light is one of a few albums that I listen to every song on over and over in order, like Back in Black, Sgt Peppers, Appetite for Destruction, Joshua Tree, Van Halen I...
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