Mother Mother

Album: The Burdens Of Being Upright (1996)
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  • Mother, mother, how's the family?
    I'm just calling to say hello
    How's the weather? How's my father?
    Am I lonely? Heavens know

    Mother, mother, are you listening?
    Just a phone call to ease your mind
    Life is perfect, never better
    Distance making the heart grow fond

    When you sent me off to see the world
    Were you scared that I might get hurt?
    Would I try a little tobacco?
    Would I keep on hiking up my skirt?

    I'm hungry, I'm dirty
    I'm losing my mind, everything's fine
    I'm freezing, I'm starving
    I'm bleeding to death, everything's fine

    Yeah, I'm working, making money
    I'm just starting to build a name
    I can feel it, around the corner
    I could make it any day

    Mother, mother, can you hear me?
    Sure I'm sober, sure I'm sane
    Life is perfect, never better
    Still your daughter, still the same

    If I tell you what you want to hear
    Will it help you to sleep well at night?
    Are you sure that I'm your perfect dear?
    Now just cuddle up and sleep tight

    I'm hungry, I'm dirty
    I'm losing my mind, everything's fine
    I'm freezing, I'm starving
    I'm bleeding to death, everything's fine

    I miss you, I love you Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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