Coney Island

Album: Evermore (2020)
Charted: 63
  • Break my soul in two
    Looking for you but you're right here
    If I can't relate to you anymore
    Then who am I related to?
    And if this is the long haul
    How'd we get here so soon?
    Did I close my fist around something delicate?
    Did I shatter you?

    And I'm sitting on a bench in Coney Island wondering where did my baby go?
    The fast times, the bright lights, the merry go
    Sorry for not making you my centerfold

    Over and over
    Lost again with no surprises
    Disappointments, close your eyes
    And it gets colder and colder
    When the sun goes down

    The question pounds my head
    "What's a lifetime of achievement?"
    If I pushed you to the edge
    But you were too polite to leave me
    And do you miss the rogue
    Who coaxed you into paradise and left you there?
    Will you forgive my soul
    When you're too wise to trust me and too old to care?
    'Cause we were like the mall before the Internet
    It was the one place to be
    The mischief, the gift wrapped suburban dreams
    Sorry for not winning you an arcade ring

    Over and over
    Lost again with no surprises
    Disappointments, close your eyes
    And it gets colder and colder
    When the sun goes down

    Were you waiting at our old spot
    In the tree line by the gold clock
    Did I leave you hanging every single day?
    Were you standing in the hallway
    With a big cake, happy birthday
    Did I paint your bluest skies the darkest gray?
    A universe away
    And when I got into the accident
    The sight that flashed before me was your face
    But when I walked up to the podium
    I think that I forgot to say your name

    I'm on a bench in Coney Island wondering where did my baby go?
    The fast times, the bright lights, the merry go
    Sorry for not making you my centerfold
    Over and over

    Lost again with no surprises
    Disappointments, close your eyes
    And it gets colder and colder
    When the sun goes down
    When the sun goes down

    The sight that flashed before me was your face
    When the sun goes down
    But I think that I forgot to say your name
    Over and over
    Sorry for not making you my
    Making you my
    Making you my centerfold Writer/s: Aaron Brooking Dessner, Bryce David Dessner, Taylor A. Swift, William Bowery
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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