Waiting For An Alibi

Album: Black Rose (1979)
Charted: 9
  • Valentino's got a bookie shop and what he takes
    He gives for what he's got
    And what he's got he says he has not
    Stole from anyone

    It's not that he don't tell the truth
    Or even that he misspent his youth
    It's just he holds the proof
    But you know something's wrong

    Waiting for an alibi
    Waiting for an alibi
    Waiting for an alibi
    Waiting for an alibi

    Valentino's in a cold sweat, but he lost all his money on that last bet
    Against all the odds he smokes another cigarette
    Says it helps him to forget
    He's a nervous wreck

    It's not that he misses much
    Or even that he lost his lucky touch
    It's just he gambles so much
    And you know that it's wrong

    Waiting for an alibi
    Waiting for an alibi
    Waiting just to catch your eye
    Waiting for an alibi

    Waiting for an alibi
    Try to say I told you I told you

    Waiting for an alibi
    Waiting just to get you
    Waiting for an alibi
    Waiting for an alibi
    Just to say I told you
    Waiting for an alibi
    Waiting for an alibi

    Oh my, my, my, my, my, my, my, my, my, my, my Writer/s: PHILIP PARRIS LYNOTT
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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