Merry Go Round

Album: All Shook Down (1990)
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  • Hush was the first word you were taught
    And they watched you wear
    The clothes they claimed that they bought
    They brought you down
    To watch the merry-go around

    In fall, you knew how much it cost
    A trouble doll
    Around your neck when you lost
    You wouldn't make a sound
    But I could hear your little heart pound
    And I watched your feet slip off the ground

    Merry go round in dreams
    Writes 'em down, it seems
    When she sleeps, she's free
    Merry go round in dreams

    You wake to another day and find
    The wind's blowing out of key with your sky
    Only you can see
    And the rain dancing in the night
    Everybody stands around in delight

    Merry go round in dreams
    Writes 'em down, it seems
    When she sleeps, she's free
    Merry go round in dreams

    And everybody thinks she's sick
    She's got two worlds she can pick
    And she's sad

    Hush is the only word you know
    And I stopped listening long ago
    They ignored me with a smile
    You as a child
    But the trouble doll hears your heart pound
    And your feet they say goodbye to the ground

    Merry go round in dreams
    Writes 'em down it seems
    When she sleeps, she's free
    Merry go round in dreams

    Merry go round in dreams
    Merry go round in me
    Merry go round
    Round and round in me
    Merry go round
    Round and round in me Writer/s: PAUL WESTERBERG
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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