Lottery

Album: Something American (2017)
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  • I was 19 and you were 23 and
    We stayed in Number 4 Ferdinand Street
    We spent five talking 'bout our lives
    But we'd talked like that about a thousand times
    And I'm bored of all that

    You used to tell me that
    Love is a lottery
    And you got your numbers
    And you're betting on me
    You used to say that
    Love is a game
    But you got your numbers
    And you're betting on me

    I'll tell you about a guy
    That I've been with
    And you ask "How old as he?"
    And I laugh "26"
    "Nah but he's thirty
    How messed up is that?"
    "Oh, forget it" he says
    "I'm a jealous man
    And I don't want to talk about that"

    You used to tell me that
    Love is a lottery
    But you got your numbers
    And you're betting on me
    You used to say that
    Love is a game
    But you got your numbers
    And you're betting on me
    Are you still betting on me?

    Hold on, my dear
    Hold on real tight
    It's just a numbers game
    In my mind
    And we've been here a thousand times
    A thousand times
    A thousand

    You used to tell me that
    Love is a lottery
    But you got your numbers
    And you're betting on me
    You used to say that
    Love is a game
    But you got your numbers
    And you'll play it anyway
    You used to tell me that
    Love is a lottery
    But you got your numbers
    And you're betting on me
    You used to tell me that
    Love is a lottery
    But you got your numbers
    And you're betting on me
    Are you still betting on me? Writer/s: Jade Elizabeth Bird
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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