BILLY BRAGG


A Lover Sings Lyrics

You and I are victims of a love
That lost a lot in the translation
When I think of all the time that I spent
Sitting on the edge of your bed in anticipation
Of you giving in and us living in sin

A hot day, the smell of hairspray
And the sound of a shower running softly
Its things like this that remind me of how I felt
The first time you came back for coffee
The way you took it amazed me

Walkin' in the park, kissin' in the dark
And my head against your pillow
Late at night a lover sings
Adam and Eve are finding out all about love
I say, Adam and Eve are finding out all about love

There is no real substitute
For a ball struck squarely and firmly
And you're the kind of girl who wants to
Open up the bottle of pop
Too early in the journey
Our love went flat just like that

It doesn't matter the color of the car
But what goes on beneath the bonnet
Is there a flag that flies above your heart
And is my name writ there upon it
Wedding cake and toothache
Equals love and pain

Walkin' in the park, kissin' on the carpet
And your tights around your ankles
Late at night a lover thinks of these things
Adam and Eve are finding out all about love
I say, Adam and Eve are finding out all about love

Adam and Eve are finding out all about
Adam and Eve are finding out all about
Teresa and Steve are finding out all about love

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Songwriter(s): Billy Bragg, Stephen William Bragg
Copyright: Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Uk) Limited, Billy Bragg Pub. Designee, Universal Music Publishing Mgb Ltd.
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