Mixed Signals

Album: Heavy Entertainment Show (2016)
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  • I tried your number at nine but to no avail
    Tried again at eleven, got sent straight to voicemail
    You said you needed a calm, quiet night alone
    But that don't explain why you're not picking up the phone
    Now I'm driving through the city like a bullet in my seat
    And I hold my breath when I hit your street
    You were restless when you told me everything was alright
    One quiet night alone
    If nothing is wrong
    How come you're not home

    And it's almost 3AM
    When you decide to show?
    You're gonna tell me where you've been
    Don't spare me the details, I wanna know
    What does he look like?
    What does he talk like?
    Thought you wanted to make this work
    But you're sending me mixed signals

    With lowered emotion, you greet me and I'm overcome
    'Cause your body language is speaking in another tongue
    First you tell me that you needed some excitement in your life
    Then you grab the handle and turn the knife
    Accusations of obsessive misbehaviour like we ain't been down
    To hell and back
    And made untrue
    I thought that was you

    And it's almost 3AM
    When you decide to show
    You're gonna tell me where you've been
    Don't spare me the details, I wanna know
    What does he look like?
    What does he talk like?
    Thought you wanted to make this work
    But you're sending me mixed signals

    And in the dusk we fall apart
    The sun's got his elbow
    In the rib cage of town
    I'm breaking down

    And it's almost 3AM
    When you decide to show
    You're gonna tell me where you've been
    Don't sugarcoat it, girl, I want the blow-by-blow
    What does he look like?
    What does he talk like?
    Thought you wanted to make this work
    But you're sending me mixed signals
    Yeah, sending me mixed signals

    Darling, darling believe me
    Know that, no you don't need me
    Break up, you know it won't please me
    Sweetheart, let me down easy
    Cut me loose, baby, don't tease me
    Oh Lord, let me down easy
    Sending me mixed signals Writer/s: Brandon Flowers, Dave Brent Keuning, Mark August Stoermer, Ronnie Jr. Vannucci
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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