I Owe It All To You

Album: The Sweet Keeper (1990)
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  • Tell Ma, she's a stonebreaker
    Tell her there are no takers
    For a heart like this will always be
    Chaste at first, then left for me
    And though your pallor shows instinct
    And all our lives are worth
    That stint you did with that man of mine
    But lady-luck, her needs divine

    'Cos I'm courted by the mourning sun y'know
    We shine all the picture palace shows
    They used to make you feel so real
    But now you go trickling
    'Til you steal a moment by yourself
    When the people don't come and need your help
    When the people don't come with pseudo sights
    To tell you how to live your life
    Now you can live your life with this life of mine
    'Cos I'm feeling guilty and I need some time
    To explain the things that I gotta do
    'Cos more or less
    I owe it all to you

    Tell all to the sweet keeper
    As you and you're much deeper
    In debt it's always nice to be
    With the closest like the family
    And when you hit on a great line y'know
    And when you've opened up your soul
    But every girl who's counting the day
    Isn't cold - but she just needs to say

    'Cos I'm courted by the mourning su y'know
    We shine all the picture palace shows
    they used to make you feel so real
    But now you go trickling
    'Til you steal a moment by yourself
    When the people don't come and need your help
    When the people don't come with pseudo sights
    To tell you how to live your life
    Now you can live your life with this life of mine
    'Cos I'm feeling guilty and I need some time
    To explain the things that I gotta do
    'Cos more or less
    I owe it all to you

    And hiding in the lost country
    I know I gotta way to go
    And though you still fmay find me
    At least my garden grows

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