Happy Phantom

Album: Little Earthquakes (1992)
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  • And if I die today I'll be the happy phantom
    And I'll go chasin' the nuns out in the yard
    And I'll run naked through the streets without my mask on
    And I will never need umbrellas in the rain
    I'll wake up in Strawberry Fields every day
    And the atrocities of school I can forgive
    The happy phantom has no right to bitch

    Oo who
    The time is getting closer
    Oo who
    Time to be a ghost
    Oo who
    Every day we're getting closer
    The sun is getting dim
    Will we pay for who we been

    So if I die today I'll be the happy phantom
    And I'll go wearin' my naughties like a jewel
    They'll be my ticket to the universal opera
    There's Judy Garland taking Buddha by the hand
    And then these seven little men get up to dance
    They say Confucius does his crossword with a pen
    I'm still an angel to a girl who hates to sin

    Oo who...

    Or will I see you dear and wish I could come back
    You found a girl that you could truly love again
    Will you still call for me when she falls asleep
    Or do we soon forget the things we cannot see

    Oo who... Writer/s: TORI ELLEN AMOS
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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