Burning Down One Side

Album: Pictures At Eleven (1982)
Charted: 73 64
  • Slipped through the window by the back door
    Caught short in transit with my love
    Jumped up, fell back, cut off from romance
    How could I fall without a shove?
    Tiptoe like thunder on my feelings
    You rock me gently with your sighs
    My knees are week, my head is reeling
    Consumed by fire in your eyes

    (Dont'cha know why, goodness no! Why?)
    Stepped in and shattered my defenses
    Just playin' hookey with my heart
    Slipped through the window by the back door
    And took the keys to my poor heart

    Yes my poor heart
    Try as I might, try as I may
    Well I'd try anything to make you stay
    'cause I need your love, yes I need your love
    Ooh I need your love, yes I need your love
    I'm lookin' high, I'm lookin' low
    Tryin' to find where did my baby go
    Gotta find out why she ran away
    I don't know where did my baby stay
    Try as I might, try as I may
    Well I'd try anything to make you stay

    Just find that Boulevard d'amour
    Shoot through a neon in the night
    Hot-foot through alleys, check the doorways
    Try that old parking lot on 9th
    There's 3-course-kissing in the same way
    Oh but that don't help me none no more
    I've been away too long and dreaming
    Little girl ain't I seen you before?

    Oh little girl Writer/s: JEZZ WOODROFFE, ROBERT BLUNT, ROBERT PLANT
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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