Queen Of Diamonds

Album: Jubilee Road (2018)
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  • The casino floor is full of men so frightened
    Trying to make a pay
    to win or lose we know just how our night ends
    Gonna throw it all away

    Oh, but suddenly you draw the queen of diamonds
    And everyone around you turns to silence
    Another plea to keep the repo man from dialing your name
    Again and again

    You think of all the gifts that you would give her
    Trying to make her stay, oh
    And you remember all the love she carried with her
    Like a bitter cheap Champagne

    Now that's history, you've drawn the queen of diamonds
    It'll be limousines and Caribbean islands
    You can't wait to see her standing there just smiling
    For a change, change, for a change
    What a fools game, oh

    Those whiskey drinks, they give you your ambition
    While the bar ladies, they work for their commission
    But it doesn't stop a sucker like you wishing it away

    Oh, how can it be you draw the queen of diamonds
    It was limousines and Caribbean islands
    What you didn't see is the dealer, he was hiding an ace
    An ace, what an ace
    What a cruel, cruel game, oh Writer/s: Tom Peter Odell
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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