The Garden Rules

Album: Fallen Empires (2011)
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  • There's the river there's your house and there's the church
    And there's us years ago
    Deep in your garden where the nettle met the rose
    Is where we'd hide ourselves
    Yes we were just kids, but you couldn't tell us that
    These are the garden rules, that's what you always said

    Oh, you'll never know, how much I love you so
    Oh, you will never know, how much I love you

    You would call the garden rules out like commands
    And we would all obey
    But you'd stifle giddy laughter as you spoke
    And puncture the pretend
    Then we would chase our tails, until the sun forgot to shine
    And our parents called our names, 'til just you and I were left

    Oh, you'll never know, how much I love you so
    Oh, you will never know, how much I love you

    From your house we walk the river
    To the church by the silent fields
    Amongst the lavender and headstones
    And the larks in our Sunday clothes
    Your father calls to you as he's looking at his watch
    You leave me with a kiss on my quickly heating cheek

    Oh, you'll never know, how much I love you so
    Oh, you will never know, how much I love you
    Oh, you'll never know, how much I love you so
    Oh, you will never know, how much I love you
    Oh, you'll never know, how much I love you so
    Oh, you will never know, how much I love you
    Oh, you'll never know, how much I love you so
    Oh, you will never know, how much I love you Writer/s: GARRET JACKNIFE LEE, GARY LIGHTBODY, JONATHAN GRAHAM QUINN, NATHAN CONNOLLY, PAUL WILSON, TOM SIMPSON
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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