Bitter Sweet

Album: Country Life (1974)
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  • Well this is such
    A sad affair
    I've opened up my heart
    So many times
    But now it's closed
    Oh my dear
    Every salted tear
    It wrings

    Bitter, sweet applause
    But when the show's in full swing
    Every once in a while
    High stepping chorus lines
    Mean I'm forgetting
    Mein lullaby, liebchen
    How rich in contrast
    Love can be

    Sometimes I'm quite amused
    To see it twist and turn
    To taste, both sweet and dry
    These vintage years!
    Lovers you consume, my friend
    As others their wine

    Nein, das ist nicht
    Das ende der welt
    Gestrandet an leben und kunst
    Und das spiel geht weiter
    Wie man weiss
    Noch viele schönste, wiedershen

    And now, as you turn to leave
    You try to force a smile,
    As if to compensate,
    Then you break down and cry Writer/s: ANDREW EDWIN MACKAY, ANDREW MACKAY, BRYAN FERRY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
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