The Age Of The Understatement

Album: The Age Of The Understatement (2008)
Charted: 9
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  • Decided
    To sneak off away
    From your stomach
    And try your pulse
    And captured
    What seemed all
    Unknowing and candid
    But they suspected
    It was false

    She's playful
    The boring would
    Warn you be careful
    Of her brigade
    In order to tame
    This relentless marauder
    Move away from the parade

    And she was walking on the tables
    In the glass house
    Endearingly bedraggled in the wind
    Subtle in her method of seduction
    The twenty little tragedies begin

    And she would throw
    A feather boa in the road
    If she thought
    That it would set the scene
    Unfittingly dipped
    Into your companions
    Enlighten them to make you see

    And there's affection to rent
    The age of the understatement
    Before the attraction ferments
    Kiss me properly and pull me apart

    Affection to rent
    The age of the understatement
    Before this attraction ferments
    Kiss me properly and pull me apart

    And my fingers scratch at my hair
    Before my mind can get too reckless
    The idea of seeing you here
    Is enough to make the sweat grow cold Writer/s: Alex Turner, Miles Kane
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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