Starring Role

Album: Electra Heart (2012)
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  • You're hard to hug, tough to talk to
    And I never fall asleep, when you're in my bed
    All you give me is a heartbeat
    I've turned into a statue
    And it makes me feel depressed
    'Cause the only time you open up is when we get undressed

    You don't love me, big fucking deal
    I'll never tell you how I feel
    You don't love me, not a big deal
    I'll never tell you how I feel

    It almost feels like a joke to play out a part
    When you are not the starring role in someone else's heart
    You know I'd rather walk alone, than play a supporting role
    If I can't get the starring role

    Sometimes I ignore you, so I feel in control
    'Cause really, I adore you and I can't leave you alone
    Fed up with the fantasies that cover what is wrong
    Come on, baby, let's just get drunk, forget we don't get on

    You're like my dad, you'd get on well
    I send my best, regards from hell

    It almost feels like a joke to play out a part
    When you are not the starring role in someone else's heart
    You know I'd rather walk alone, than play a supporting role
    If I can't get the starring role

    I never sang for love, I never had a heart to mend
    Because before the start began, I always saw the end
    Yeah, I wait for you to open up, to give yourself to me
    But nothing's ever gonna give, I'll never set you free
    Yeah, I'll never set you free

    It almost feels like a joke to play out a part
    When you are not the starring role in someone else's heart
    You know I'd rather walk alone, than play a supporting role
    If I can't get the starring role

    The starring role Writer/s: Gregory Kurstin, Marina Diamandis
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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