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The Magnetic Fields – When You Were My Baby lyrics

We walked alone in the rain and lightning
When you were my baby
So much in love it was almost frightening
When you were my baby
Everybody called you a fool
When you wouldn't play by the rules
Everybody was wrong. Oahu.
There was nowhere to run away to
When you were my baby
Everybody began to hate you
When you were my baby
Time wasn't on our side
Me and my foolish pride
Then I said goodbye. Oahu.
Now you've gone away and left me on my own
Now I'm walking down the highway all alone
On a rainy night and crying out my eyes
We were young, yeah, but old enough to...
When you were my baby
And I just couldn't help but love you
When you were my baby
Just the way you wore your hair
And the way you just didn't care
And the wayyou danced do do do, etc.
When you were my baby

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