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Slow dancing on the boulevard
In the quiet moments while the citys still dark
Sleepwalking through the summer rain
In the tired spaces
You could hear her name when she was warm and tender
And you held her arms around you
There was nothing but her love and affection
She was crazy for you
Now she's part of something that you lost

[Chorus]

And for all you know
This could be
The difference between what you need
And what you wanna be
Yeah, what you wanna be

Night swimming in her diamond dress
Making small circles move across the surface
Stand watching from the steady shore
Feeling wide open and waiting for
Something warm and tender
Now she's moving further from you
There was nothing that could make it easy on you
Every step you take reminds you that she's walking on

[Chorus]

Yeah, for all you know
This could be
The difference between what you need
And what you want

Every word you never said
Echoes down your empty hallway
And everything that was your world
Just came down

Day breaking on the boulevard
Feel the sun warming up your second hand heart
Light swimming right across your face
And you think maybe someday, yeah
Maybe someday

[Chorus]

For all you know
Yeah, this could be
The difference between what you need
And what you want

Yeah, for all you know
For all you know
Yeah, for all that you know
This is what you wanna be
Girl, what you wanna be

[break]

Hey! Hey! Hey!

I found out
On a late-night drive
In my winter coat
With my bloodshot eyes
And my faith ain't been
No friend to me
And the way I sin
Is hanging off of me

And I'm sorry
It can't take me anywhere
Pretty soon we're almost there
Baby, one more night
It's been a long, long drive
And I'm way, way tired
I don't need no backup plan

Said, I don't want nobody
Nobody don't want me
And I'm so sad so lonely
And I'm always landing on my feet

One more time
With a sad, sad smile
And your white-breath friends
In the circus life
All the one-way rides
And those sweet beginnings
Passing on the left-hand side
With a sideways smile

And I'm always
One step from stalling
By those trips they make
Baby, dance all night
With your ass on fire
And your hands up high
And feel me one more time

Said, I don't want nobody
Nobody don't want me
And I'm so sad so lonely
And I'm always landing on my feet

Well, I learn to love myself
And I don't need no one else
And when the love moves on
'Cause it gets cold
And another moves in
And it could fill the hole
And I'm one more hopeful
Lying on the bedroom floor
No sense trying
When the whole thing drops
You lose your nerve
I hope you get what you deserve

Said, I don't want nobody
Nobody don't want me
And I'm so sad so lonely
And I'm always landing on my feet

And I don't want nobody
Nobody don't want me
And I'm so sad so lonely
And I'm always landing on my feet

Hey! Hey! Hey!



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    No matter what or who you lose, or how sad and lonely it gets, love yourself so that at the end of the day you don't need anybody but you, so you'll always land on your feet.

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