MANFRED MANN


For You Lyrics

Originally recorded by Bruce Springsteen

Princess cards she sends me
with her regards
Oh, bar-room eyes shine vacancy
To see her you gotta look hard
Wounded deep in battle
I stand stuffed like
some soldier undaunted
To her cheshire smile
I'll stand on file
She's all I ever wanted

You let your blue walls stand
in the way of these facts, honey
Get your carpet baggers off my back
Girl give me time to cover my tracks

You said, "Here's your mirror
and your ball and jacks"
But they're not what I came for
Oh I came for so much more
And I know you that too
And I know you know that's true

I came for you
I came for you
I came for you
I came for you
For you
I came for you

Crawl into my ambulance
Your pulse is getting weak
Reveal yourself all to me now
While you've got the strength to speak
'Cause they're waiting for you at Bellevue
With their oxygen masks
But I could give it all to you now
If only you could ask

Don't call for your surgeon
Even he says it's late
It's not your lungs this time
But your heart holds your fate
Don't give me my money back
Don't want it anymore

It's not that nursery mouth
I came back for
It's not the way you're
stretched out on the floor
I've broken all your windows
And I've rammed through all your doors
Who am I to ask you to fight my wars
And you should know that's true
You should know that too

I came for you
I came for you
I came for you
I came for you
For you
I came for you

Don't call for your surgeon
Even he says it's late
It's not your lungs this time
But your heart holds your fate
Don't give me my money back
Don't want it anymore

It's not that nursery mouth
I came back for
It's not the way you're
stretched out on the floor
I've broken all your windows
And I've rammed through all your doors
Who am I to ask you to fight my wars
You should know that's true
You should know that too

I came for you
I came for you
I came for you
I came for you
For you
I came for you

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