Death by a Thousand Cuts

Album: Lover (2019)
Charted: 67
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  • My, my, my, my
    (My, my, my, my)
    My, my, my, my
    (My, my, my, my)
    My, my, my, my
    (My, my, my, my)
    My, my, my, my
    (My, my, my, my)

    Saying goodbye is death by a thousand cuts
    Flashbacks waking me up
    I get drunk, but it's not enough
    'Cause the morning comes and you're not my baby
    I look through the windows of this love
    Even though we boarded them up
    Chandelier still flickering here
    'Cause I can't pretend it's okay when it's not
    It's death by a thousand cuts

    I dress to kill my time
    I take the long way home
    I ask the traffic lights if it'll be alright
    They say, "I don't know"
    And what once was ours
    Is no one's now
    I see you everywhere, the only thing we share
    Is this small town
    You said it was a great love
    One for the ages
    But if the story's over, why am I still writing pages?

    'Cause saying goodbye is death by a thousand cuts
    Flashbacks waking me up
    I get drunk, but it's not enough
    'Cause the morning comes and you're not my baby
    I look through the windows of this love
    Even though we boarded them up
    Chandelier still flickering here
    'Cause I can't pretend it's okay when it's not
    It's death by a thousand cuts

    My heart, my hips, my body, my love
    Tryna find a part of me that you didn't touch
    Gave up on me like I was a bad drug
    Now I'm searching for signs in a haunted club
    Our songs, our films, united, we stand
    Our country, guess it was a lawless land
    Quiet my fears with the touch of your hand
    Paper cut stings from our paper-thin plans
    My time, my wine, my spirit, my trust
    Tryna find a part of me you didn't take up
    Gave you so much, but it wasn't enough
    But I'll be alright, it's just a thousand cuts

    I get drunk, but it's not enough
    'Cause you're not my baby
    I look through the windows of this love
    Even though we boarded them up
    Chandelier still flickering here
    'Cause I can't pretend it's okay when it's not
    No, it's not
    It's death by a thousand cuts (you didn't touch)
    Tryna find a part of me that you didn't touch
    My body, my love
    My trust (it's death by a thousand cuts)
    But it wasn't enough, it wasn't enough, no, no

    I take the long way home
    I ask the traffic lights if it'll be alright
    They say, "I don't know" Writer/s: Jack Antonoff, Taylor Swift
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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