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Nits – Ivory Boy lyrics

Ivory Boy
The ivory boy came to Hanburg and Cologne
He bought three one way tickets for the train
He travelled with his sister and a girl who looked like Lili Marlene
He said: 'Cancer, cancer is a hurricane
Blows away my body and tears out my brain
But the songs you play somehow ease the pain'
You're keeping my senses awake
Sometime just before going on stage
The girl with the pale and the beautiful face
Suddenly stood next to me
Like a ghost in the house of mystery
She said: 'Cancer, cancer, I'm a little flame
That started this fire, burning his brain
And I don't know who gave me a face like Lili Marlene'
How can you fade away. Like a light on a dark highway
A million years from now, I see you when the light changes
Keeping your senses awake, awake
So the lights went down and the crowd was dark
Like the moon that covers the sun
Except for two white faces that slowly became one
How can you fade away. Like a light on a dark highway
A million years from now. I see you when the light changes
I will be there

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