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I needed time to realize my crime
It was let me love & steal
I did dances inside my mind
Now how can I be real
Do you really want to hurt me?
Do you really want to make me cry?
No I don t really want to hurt you then
Lovers always asked me:
Why why why why
In my mind my memory's burning
What's your favorite color of your favorite car?
I took a step the step was learning
That that's a step beyond a step too far
Do you really want to hurt me?
Do you really want to make me cry?
No I don't really want to hurt you
I told the truth but it was still a lie
The words are few some are unspoken
I could sleep four thousand years
Man of sorrows
Word unbroken
His sweat like blood came down like tears
I've been talking but believe me
I know that it's true
Now that there's no more
I don't know
I'm in love and love's the reason
I'm not prepared to let you let me go so
If it's love you want
Then take all of me
It's this love I want I can finally see
Do I really want to hurt you?
Do I really want to make you cry?
Yes I suppose I want to hurt you
You told the truth but it was still a lie



Gordon gano: vocal acoustic guitar
Brian ritchie: bouzouki, acoustic bass guitar, electric guitar
Victor delorenzo: drum set, tambourine, tranceaphone, vocal
Michael beinhorn: piano, mellotron

Mixed by eric "e.t." thorngren

© gorno music reprinted with permission



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