I Hate The Way

Album: Polly Scattergood (2009)
  • I hate the way I cry when you say you miss me
    But I love the way you hold me when I sleep
    I hate the way I bleed each time you kiss me
    But you say "Hey, sleeping beauty, go back to sleep."

    We had pennies in our pockets
    We had hope in our eyes
    He said "Girl, you've got a million different faces
    So why'd you put on that disguise?"

    Well, take what you want 'cos I have got nothing
    Pass me some pills, I'll go to bed
    But, however much I toss and turn
    I feel a dark place up ahead

    Some nights I just sit back here, I remember
    I just remember, before it all got lost up in the mess
    He said "Not all men are bad and I am not like your dad
    And I will hold you even though you're slightly mad
    Cos I am not a man who will ever break you."

    We had pennies in our pockets
    We had hope in our eyes
    He said "Girl, you've got a million different faces
    So why'd you put on that disguise?"

    Well, take what you want 'cos I have got nothing
    Pass me some pills and I'll go to bed
    But, however much I toss and turn
    I feel a dark place up ahead

    Do do do do do do do do do
    My doctor says I've got to sing a happy tune
    Do do do do do do do do do
    A do do do but my body gave up too soon

    Do do do do do do do do do
    You know what?
    I am just fine until I'm on my own
    Do do do do do do do do
    An do do do do oh somebody please come home

    I hate the way I tremble when you touch me
    You're like a needle slowly piercing my skin
    I hate the my way stomach aches
    and I really hate these loveless mistakes
    Cos' I'm screaming for my rock who never picks up
    Why do you never pick up?

    We had pennies in our pockets
    We had hope in our eyes
    He said "Girl, you've got a million different faces
    So why'd you put on that disguise?"

    Well, you can take what you want 'cos I have got nothing
    Pass me some pills and I will go to bed
    But, however much I toss and turn
    I feel a dark place up ahead

    Do do do do do do do do
    My doctor says I'd got to sing a happy tune

    Maybe if I skip my dinner
    Make myself pretty and thinner
    Maybe then he'll love me and stop looking at the other girls
    So you said I'm paranoid. I'm paranoid?
    Well I nearly choked. And no more of that crap
    You cannot break someone whose just been broken
    You can't break somebody whose just been broken

    So take me now I'm naked
    As you watch, I'll let you take it
    Maybe then you'll love me and stop looking at the other girls
    So you said I'm paranoid. Well, paranoid?
    Well, I nearly choked. And no more of that crap
    You cannot break someone whose just been broken
    You can't break somebody whose just been broken

    Then I think he'll love me and stop looking at those other girls Writer/s: POLLY VICTORIA SCATTERGOOD
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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