The Acid Queen

Album: Tommy (1969)
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  • If your child ain't all he should be now
    This girl will put him right
    I'll show him what he could be now
    Just give me one night

    I'm the gypsy, the acid queen
    Pay me before I start
    I'm the gypsy and I'm guaranteed
    To mend his aching heart

    Give us a room, close the door
    Leave us for a while
    You won't be a boy no more
    Young, but not a child

    I'm the gypsy, the acid queen
    Pay me before I start
    I'm the gypsy, I'm guaranteed

    To tear your soul apart

    Gather your wits and hold them fast
    Your mind must learn to roam
    Just as the gypsy queen must do
    You're gonna hit the road

    My work's been done, now look at him
    He's never been more alive
    His head it shakes, his fingers clutch
    Watch his body writhe

    I'm the gypsy, the acid queen
    Pay me before I start
    I'm the gypsy, I'm guaranteed

    To break your little heart

    If your child ain't all he should be now
    This girl will put him right
    I'll show him what he could be now
    Just give me one more night

    I'm the gypsy, the acid queen
    Pay me before I start
    I'm the gypsy, I'm guaranteed

    To tear your soul apart Writer/s: PETER TOWNSHEND
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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