Elton John
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Elton John

House Of Cards lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Elton John – House Of Cards lyrics

I hear tales, some playboy has kidnapped your heart
With his plane and his plans for games after dark
Just a pen in his pocket and the price of a room
Where the secondhand sheets smell of stale perfume

If there's sharks in the water, don't swim where it's deep
For the taste of success can be bitter and sweet
It could be alright that I act like a child
But you'll be the loser when the jokers run wild

You're just playin' the game but the stakes are too high
What will you do when the chips start to fly?
When the deck's stacked against you and the livin' gets hard
Oh, it's four walls of madness in this house of cards

Come on, you call me but I know there's time
In a handful of diamonds, oh a heart's hard to find
And your house of cards starts weighin' you down
All your nights become restless when the clubs start to pound

You're just playin' the game but the stakes are too high
What will you do when the chips start to fly?
When the deck's stacked against you and the livin' gets hard
Oh, it's four walls of madness in this house of cards

You're just playin' the game but the stakes are too high
What will you do when the chips start to fly?
When the deck's stacked against you and the livin' gets hard
Oh, it's four walls of madness in this house of cards

Cards



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/e/elton_john/house_of_cards_lyrics.html

  • Email
  • Correct

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.

      Featuredlyrics

      Explain