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Sitting here wasted and wounded
At this old piano
Trying hard to capture
The moment this morning I don't know
'Cause a bottle of vodka
Is still lodged in my head
And some blonde gave me nightmares
I think that she's still in my bed
As I dream about movies
They won't make of me when I'm dead
With an ironclad fist I wake up and
French kiss the morning
While some marching band keeps
Its own beat in my head
While we're talking
About all of the things that I long to believe
About love and the truth and
What you mean to me
And the truth is baby you're all that I need
I want to lay you down in a bed of roses
For tonite I sleep on a bed of nails
I want to be just as close as the Holy Ghost is
And lay you down on a bed of roses
Well I'm so far away
That each step that I take is on my way home
A king's ransom in dimes I'd given each night
Just to see through this payphone
Still I run out of time
Or it's hard to get through
Till the bird on the wire flies me back to you
I'll just close my eyes and whisper,
Baby blind love is true
I want to lay you down in a bed of roses
For tonite I sleep on a bed of nails
I want to be just as close as the Holy Ghost is
And lay you down on a bed of roses
The hotel bar hangover whiskey's gone dry
The barkeeper's wig's crooked
And she's giving me the eye
I might have said yeah
But I laughed so hard I think I died
Now as you close your eyes
Know I'll be thinking about you
While my mistress she calls me
To stand in her spotlight again
Tonite I won't be alone
But you know that don't
Mean I'm not lonely I've got nothing to prove
For it's you that I'd die to defend
I want to lay you down in a bed of roses
For tonite I sleep on a bed of nails
I want to be just as close as the Holy Ghost is
And lay you down on a bed of roses



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    UnregisteredNov 26, 2013 at 7:36 am
    This song is about him, and he's away from the woman he loves because he's on the road and missing her. So the blonde in his bed is a nightmare b/c he maybe had sex with her b/c he was drunk and actually thinking of his love. His apology is that he will lay his love on a bed of roses and because of his infidelities...he will lay on a bed of nails. Pretty clear and really don't know why anyone would want to be the blonde he refers to as a nightmare....seriously, let's be real
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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 12:15 am
    My dear friend. And p. A. I have listened to your favourite lyrics. Now i understand what these lyrics mean to you. You tease and pull my leg, you laugh with me, you help me, you moan, i listen. I cry and you give me your hand. You give me support, i give it back. Clever man. Sorry it took so long to find what you wanted me to look for. I am the girl in this song. I am your blonde angel and you are my chocolate eclair. Hope your nightmares turn to pleasent dreams my love xxx
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    UnregisteredJan 10, 2012 at 9:51 am
    To him it is about a woman he loves but to me its an amazing song , because its mine a my boyfriends song , i love it , he loves it , and if we do get married its going to be our wedding song

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