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A Loss For Words – Tears Of A Clown lyrics

Oh yeah yeah yeah

Now if there's a smile on my face
It's only there trying to fool the public
But when it comes down to fooling you
Now honey that's quite a different subject
But don't let my glad expression
Give you the wrong impression
Really I'm sad, oh I'm sadder than sad
You're gone and I'm hurtin' so bad
Like a clown I pretend to be glad

Now there's some sad things known to man
But ain't too much sadder than
The tears of a clown, when there's no one around
Uh hum, oh yeah baby

Now if I appear to be carefree
It's only to camouflage my sadness
And honey to shield my pride I try
To cover this hurt with a show of gladness
But don't let my show convince you
That I've been happy since you
Decided to go, oh I need you so
I'm hurt and I want you to know
But for others I put on a show, ooh yeah

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Just like Pagliacci did
I try to keep my surface hid
Smiling in the public eye
But in my lonely room I cry
The tears of a clown
When there's no one around, oh yeah, baby baby
Now if there's a smile on my face
Don't let my glad expression
Give you the wrong impression
Don't let this smile I wear
Make you think that I don't care
When really I'm sad'I'm hurting so bad'



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    stevieg
    For me it makes me remember, when I used to be in circus. When I was in teen's, early 20's.
    Also that outwards I'm showing my funny side, making others laugh. I think If I can make others smile,&be happy and they, forget there problems for a few minutes, then job done. When really inside I'm sad and unhappy, but in front of people. I put a smile upon my face.
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      For me it makes me remember, when I used to be in circus. When I was in teen's, early 20's.
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