Black Coffee in Bed

Album: Sweets from a Stranger (1982)
Charted: 51
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  • There's a stain on my notebook
    Where your coffee cup was
    And there's ash in the pages
    Now I've got myself lost
    I was writing to tell you
    That my feelings tonight
    Are a stain on my notebook
    That rings your goodbye
    With the way that you left me
    I can hardly contain
    The hurt and the anger
    And the joy of the pain
    Now knowing I am single
    They'll be fire in my eyes
    And a stain on my notebook
    For a new love tonight
    From the lips without passion
    To the lips with a kiss
    There's nothing of your love
    That I'll ever miss
    The stain on my notebook
    Remain all that's left
    Of the memory of late nights
    And coffee in bed
    Now she's gone
    And I'm back on the beat
    A stain on my notebook
    Says nothing to me
    Now she's gone
    And I'm out with a friend
    With lips full of passion
    And coffee in bed Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER DIFFORD, GLENN TILBROOK
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 2

  • Squeeze Fan from NyI saw Squeeze a few weeks ago, and this was the closing encore. The tempo was much faster than the recording, and included band introductions and a solo from each. Brought the house down.
  • Anthony from New York, NyWell reading some of what's written in the "songfacts" section I think Glenn Tilbrook is being a tad bit harsh on himself. It's a good song that's sung perfectly for the type of song that it is. Its easy to see this is a song about a rocky & difficult relationship that had ended & the singer expresses the pain & remorse of said relationship. Most of us have been there sad to say. Again this song is well written & perfectly sung & paced IMO anyway. Nothing to be ashamed of where you have to come out & say that you "cant stand to hear it" any longer but if that's how the man feels about it, I have to respect it, even though I feel differently than he does about it. Good song.
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