Carnival Games

Album: The Ride (2017)
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  • If you spend enough cash at the carnival games
    You'll have a prize in your hand when you walk away
    Let it slip through your fingers and you'll never know
    What winning's really like, oh
    I stayed there too long, now it's in my soul
    And when the thunder rolls, I got nowhere to go
    I keep going round on this carousel
    Because it spins me so well
    And I'll stay with you just a little while
    There's so much for us to see and do

    But don't mistake this for an adventure in paradise
    Just because the rides look so good

    Carnival games are so much fun to play, hard to just walk away from
    And all you want, a pretty thing but the price you pay is
    Always too much, you'll never dry up these tears
    Crying from all the years playing carnival games

    Do you know which way to look, all the shining lights
    And your name on the postcard of your life
    And everyone will say that you came to conquer
    Yeah, you won the whole race

    But don't mistake this for an adventure in paradise
    Just because the rides look so good

    Carnival games are so much fun to play, hard to just walk away from
    And all you want, a pretty thing but the price you pay is
    Always too much, you'll never dry up these tears
    Crying from all the years playing carnival games
    Carnival games

    I wanna shed all of my skin, feel my blood as it takes the wind
    I don't know where to begin

    Carnival games are so much fun to play, hard to just walk away
    When all you want are pretty, pretty things
    You can't walk away once you play the game
    You can't get back what you paid from all the years
    Of playing carnival games, carnival games

    You'll never really know what
    You'll never really know what winning's like
    You'll never really know what
    You'll never really know what winning's like
    You'll never really know what
    You'll never really know what winning's like
    You'll never really know what
    You'll never really know what winning's like Writer/s: Nelly Furtado
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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