• You shove your way
    Through the room from the street
    And finally to me
    You ask me what I'm drinking

    My friend Johnny
    Tugging on my sleeve
    Asks if I wanna leave
    But what I'm really thinking is

    Why can't it be easy
    Why don't you leave
    Leave me
    Leave me be
    I can see you swaying
    I can't hear what you're saying

    I'm sitting here stuck
    And plastered to my seat
    I think up a reason to leave
    When you finally stop speaking
    I'll take a long slow
    Walk down Washington Street
    Half asleep on my feet
    Half aware if I'm dreaming

    I'll go home alone
    A sinking stone
    A switched off telephone
    I'll go on and be free
    A frozen breeze
    A fallen down factory
    But I still see you swaying
    And I can't hear what you're saying

    I just lost the plot
    Got a little caught
    In a little knot
    I just hit a wall
    Had a little fall
    Felt the swinging wrecking ball

    And why should that be
    Why don't you tell me
    Why don't you tell me
    I'm sure you'll tell me
    Why don't you tell me
    I guess you'll tell me
    Tell me Writer/s: NORAH JONES, WILL SHEFF
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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