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Jeff Buckley – Demon John lyrics

Say farewell, g'night, sonny-jim in your defenceless, winning smile.
What do you hope to win? And bliss face down, defended.
Well, now stoned demon john there's no town the boy cannot belong
Why did you come here? Is it to excavate all your sins? Boil within?
Slaughter like the daughter of the devil you send me I have to deal, you called me here.
You couldn't say that you were juiced the night that you were introduced to demon john
Gonna take him with you when you go?
Dance down slow. Oh, way down.
You cannot escape the bar-side angel dissector.
You undo your life with too much cocoon, who's your protector?

Dark is the city where the white girls walk by.
Down below your eyes, just like fireflies.
You call me here, come on here, follow me dear
, past cascades of rage and fear.
You called me here.

You couldn't' say that you had been juiced
The time that you were introduced to demon john.
Well, you knew you had to want to go, dance down slow.
By the light of the sun, murder comes today or tonight
Better get yourself together and transcend it,
A burst of light blaze stars into me,
While the love breaks through here and now.

So, murder by the light of the sun.
Please, don't get too close to me.
You said you are for real, it's not pretend.
All memories stolen, know this for yourself.
How would you like to be the happiest man in the world?
Behind the weathered field hands,
Whose blistered paws harvest cut,
For wedding clothes they'll never wear
Marching down a road that was never there
It takes place on a sunlit lace and the backbone broken.
Please bring us light, demon john,
You demon john take him with you when you go.

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