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Music by elton johnLyrics by bernie taupinReleased as a uk b-side in 1986Nothing looks as badAfter staying up all nightAnd the cruel words that cut you downI never meant to writeAnd what came out as angerOh was a lack of self controlBilly won’t you hold meOnce before you goClever lies keep comingSome men never changeI’m a hand that’s raised in angerThe blow that causes painBut I just can’t be trustedWith a bottle and a childBilly it’s no wonderYou say I’ve never triedOh so leave me nowOh don’t turn aroundIt’s the best thing you ever didBut it’s hard for me to say goodbyeTo billy and the kids



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