Great Expectations

Album: The '59 Sound (2008)
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  • Mary, this station is playing every sad song
    I remember like we were alive
    I heard it Sunday morn' from inside of these walls
    In a prison cell, where we spent those nights

    And they burned up the diner where I always used to find her
    Licking young boys' blood from her claws
    And I learned about the blues from this kitten I knew
    Her hair was raven and her heart was like a tomb

    My heart's like a wound

    And I saw tail lights last night in a dream about my first wife
    Everybody leaves and I'd expect as much from you
    I saw tail lights last night in a dream about my old life
    Everybody leaves, so why, why wouldn't you?

    Mary, I worried and stalled every night of my life
    Better safe than making the party
    And I never had a good time, I sat by my bedside
    With papers and poetry about Estella

    With great expectations
    We had the greatest of expectations

    And I saw tail lights last night in a dream about my first wife
    Everybody leaves and I'd expect as much from you
    I saw tail lights last night in a dream about my old life
    Everybody leaves, so why, why wouldn't you?

    It's funny how the night moves
    Humming a song from 1962

    We were always waiting
    Always waiting
    We were always waiting for something to happen

    I saw tail lights last night in a dream about my first wife
    Everybody leaves and I'd expect as much from you
    I saw tail lights last night in a dream about my old life
    Everybody leaves and why, why wouldn't you? Writer/s: Brian Fallon
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Ben from Manchester, United KingdomIts wierd how all of GLAs songs seem to be references to either influencial music or film.
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