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Put on my best dress
I wanted to impress
I put on a knicker pull
Put a bow in my head
We're pretty in our way
Open you my ticket oh
Don't know if you already care
But I'm strapped to my chair
And it ain't cause you're pretty
You were charming until
You saw your change to kill
Your chance to make a story

You went straight for the knife
And I'm prepared to die
You play it chimes
Look me straight in the eye
Turn the gas on high
Put the flame alive
You wonder why I'm scared of fall
You wonder why you make girls cry

My mascara a mess
Harsh words for your princess
Boy you and your promises
And if you where's the love
You scored an epic mess
And I'm just a memory

You went straight for the knife
And I'm prepared to die
You play it chimes
Look me straight in the eye
Turn the gas on high
Put the flame alive
You wonder why I'm scared of fall
You wonder why you make girls cry

Boy you're drowning again
I'm hungry for your better loving
But will someone find me swinging round after
I'm hanging on your every word

You went straight for the knife
And I'm prepared to die
You play it chimes
Look me straight in the eye
Turn the gas on high
Put the flame alive
You wonder why I'm scared of fall
You wonder why you make girls cry



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