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Godley & Creme – Madame Guillotine lyrics

I waited for you in the usual place
At the time we'd arranged
And I thought I saw you go by in the car
But the number plates had been changed
Then my watch stopped ticking
And the snow started sticking
And the world looked different and strange
It was the longest night that's ever been
It was the longest night that's ever been
It was the longest night that's ever been
Waiting for Madame Guillotine
All my friends said I must be crazy
But I had to talk to someone
So I found me a church and I prayed for a sign
To tell me what had to be done
And I swear as I gazed at the statute of Jesus
The cross turned into a gun
So I waited for a little bit longer
And I was feeling really calm
And then she appeared at the end of the street
With another man on her arm
So I fired two shots to stop her laughing
And her body fell to the floor
She was dead when the first shot hit her
The second was just to make sure
Never had much use for religion
But now we're alone in my cell
I'm begging you priest
When you're praying for souls
Please pray for my soul as well
You see I'd like to think I was going to heaven
But I can hear them singing in hell

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