I Know It's Over

Album: The Queen Is Dead (1986)
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  • Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head
    And as I climb into an empty bed
    Oh well. Enough said.
    I know it's over - still I cling
    I don't know where else I can go
    Oh...

    Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head
    See, the sea wants to take me
    The knife wants to slit me
    Do you think you can help me?

    Sad veiled bride, please be happy
    Handsome groom, give her room
    Loud, loutish lover, treat her kindly
    (Though she needs you
    More than she loves you)
    And I know it's over - still I cling
    I don't know where else I can go
    Over and over and over and over
    Over and over, la...

    I know it's over
    And it never really began
    But in my heart it was so real
    And you even spoke to me, and said :
    "If you're so funny
    Then why are you on your own tonight ?
    And if you're so clever
    Then why are you on your own tonight ?
    If you're so very entertaining
    Then why are you on your own tonight ?
    If you're so very good-looking
    Why do you sleep alone tonight ?
    I know...

    'Cause tonight is just like any other night
    That's why you're on your own tonight
    With your triumphs and your charms
    While they're in each other's arms..."
    It's so easy to laugh
    It's so easy to hate
    It takes strength to be gentle and kind
    Over, over, over, over

    It's so easy to laugh
    It's so easy to hate
    It takes guts to be gentle and kind
    Over, over
    Love is natural and real
    But not for you, my love
    Not tonight, my love
    Love is natural and real
    But not for such as you and I, my love

    Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head
    Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head
    Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head
    Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my ...
    Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head
    Oh Mother, I can even feel the soil falling over my head
    Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head
    Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my... Writer/s: JOHNNY MARR, STEVEN MORRISSEY
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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