Seconds
by Pulp

Album: The Sisters EP (1994)
Charted: 19
  • She / she used to live with his brother
    Now she's an unmarried mother / with another / on the way
    He's seond rate / twisted out of shape
    and he looks a state, it costs so much to look this rough
    They go to town / they like to shop around / and look at all those things
    All those things they never wnated anyway / She hates his hair
    that stupid coat he wears / but sometimes second best
    is the best that you can get
    Oh yes / oh somebody told me / 'cos seconds turn to hours
    and the hours turn into days / but still it feels like morning
    The first time leaves its trace / and then slides into second place
    and still it feels like morning / At night they try to fly
    hold on tight and close their eyes / and they hit the ground in the morning
    But in the morning it's raining / Oh Christ you're always complaining
    can't you think of something else / It's nearly-nu
    a bargain basement made for two / and if you blur your eyes
    you could be anywhere / you want yourself to be
    Oh yeah, it's bad / I know you want to laugh, so laugh
    But sometimes second best / Is all that you can get
    Oh yeah / oh somebody told me / the seconds turn to hours
    and the hours turn into days / but still it feels like morning
    The first time leaves its trace / and then slides into second place
    and still it feels like morning / At night they try to fly
    hold on tight and close their eyes / and they hit the ground in the morning
    But you're so perfect you don't interest me at all
    You're golden boy fell down / Don't you know / he hasn't got a personality?
    And I know / he said he'd last all night then gave you seconds / yeah
    The seconds turn to hours / and the hours turn into days
    but still it feels like morning / The first time leaves its trace
    and then slides into second place / and still it feels like morning
    At night they try to fly / hold on tight and close their eyes
    and they hit the ground in the morning / My God they're still alive
    they got it wrong but they still tried / and they made it through to the
    morning. Writer/s: CANDIDA DOYLE, JARVIS BRANSON COCKER, NICK BANKS, RUSSELL SENIOR, STEPHEN PATRICK MACKEY
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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