Don't Get Me Wrong

Album: Get Close (1986)
Charted: 10 10
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  • Don't get me wrong
    If I'm looking kind of dazzled
    I see neon lights
    Whenever you walk by

    Don't get me wrong
    If you say, "hello", and I take a ride
    Upon a sea where the mystic moon
    Is playing havoc with the tide
    Don't get me wrong

    Don't get me wrong
    If I'm acting so distracted
    I'm thinking about the fireworks
    That go off when you smile

    Don't get me wrong
    If I split like light refracted
    I'm only off to wander
    Across a moonlit mile

    Once in a while, two people meet
    Seemingly for no reason
    They just pass on the street
    Suddenly, thunder showers everywhere
    Who can explain the thunder and rain?
    But there's something in the air

    Don't get me wrong
    If I come and go like fashion
    I might be great tomorrow
    But hopeless yesterday

    Don't get me wrong
    If I fall in the mode of fashion
    It might be unbelievable
    But let's not say, "so long"
    It might just be fantastic
    Don't get me wrong Writer/s: Chrissie Hynde
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Comments: 1

  • Larry from UkReally rather underrated song, both lyrically and musically. Your basic boy meets girl theme, but lifted hugely by great lines like "split like light refracted" and "upon the sea where a mystic moon is playing havoc with the tide". Then, to top it off, that great minor chord at the end... Can't help but love it.
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