Least Complicated

Album: Swamp Ophelia (1994)
Charted: 98
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  • I sit two stories above the street
    It's awful quiet here since love fell asleep
    There's life down below me though
    The kids are walking home from school

    Some long ago when we were taught
    That for whatever kind of puzzle you got
    You just stick the right formula in
    A solution for every fool

    I remember the time when I came so close to you
    Sent me skipping my class and running from school
    And I bought you that ring 'cause I never was cool
    What makes me think I could start clean slated
    The hardest to learn was the least complicated

    Oh, I just sit up in the house and resist
    And not be seen until I cease to exist
    A kind of conscientious objection
    A kind of dodging the draft

    The boy and girl are holding hands on the street
    And I don't want to but I think you just wait
    It's more than just eye to eye
    Learn the things I could never apply

    I remember the time when I came so close with you
    I let everything go it seemed the only truth
    And I bought you that ring, it seemed the thing to do

    What makes me think I could start clean slated
    The hardest to learn was the least complicated
    So what makes me think I could start clean slated
    The hardest to learn was the least complicated

    Oh, I'm just a mirror of a mirror myself
    All the things that I do
    And the next time I fall I'm gonna have to recall
    It's isn't love it's only something new

    I sit two stories above the street
    It's awful quiet here since love fell asleep
    There's life down below me though
    The kids are walking home from school

    I remember the time when I came so close with you
    Sent me skipping my class and running from school
    And I bought you that ring 'cause I never was cool

    What makes me think I could start clean slated
    The hardest to learn was the least complicated
    So what makes me think I could start clean slated
    The hardest to learn was the least complicated
    The least complicated
    The least complicated Writer/s: EMILY ANN SALIERS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesI like the Indigo Girls too, but you don't hear much of them in th UK unfortunately
  • Vanessa from Flint, MiI love the Indigo Girls, and I can so identify with this song! When i was in high school, i did a similar thing. i bought a horrible, cheap ring for a popular girl who didn't really care that i even existed.
  • Ann from Baltimore, MdOne of my favorites- you can really belt it out as you sing along with it. Also just so poignant and universally relevant.
  • Bethany from Carrier Mills, Ili love this song, no matter what the song is accually about, i think its one of those anyone can relate to.
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