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Liza Minnelli – So Sorry, I Said lyrics

If this is a ghetto, I'm in it with you
If it's just a prison, I'm locked in it too
I tried to leave you but after all that we had said
I went to pieces when I should have shouted and screamed instead
So sorry, I said

Your powers of persuasion, those quizzical eyes
Have tired and tied me with innocent guile
I would have walked out and after all the tears we shed
I should have stalked out gone and painted the town bright red but instead
So sorry, I said

How tough it gets, don't talk to me about it
To pay off your debts, I worked on overtime
And you say you never believed in luck

If you need a reason, consider me mad
An old retainer, loyal and sad
I bought my freedom but after all that we had shared
I couldn't leave you, think of the skins I'd have to shed instead
So sorry, I said
So sorry, I said
So sorry, I said



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    This song is about someone caught in an unhealthy toxic relationship. In a healthy relationship needs are mutually shared and met and both party's are responsible for their actions and their occurred "debts". A "debt" can be literally an incurred finacial situation as presented in the song or symbolically infer to an emotional "debt" which basically represents one person in the relationship burdening the other unfairly with their failure to be responsible for their doing in the relatshionship.
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