1. Joe Porterhouse歌詞

「Joe Porterhouse」の歌詞 Elvis Costello And The Attractions

2009/3/4 リリース
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Elvis Costello
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Elvis Costello
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The children sit upon the stairs
High above a valley of tears
Don't let them see you crying that way oh no

Oh no Joe Porterhouse
Is not gone forever
He'll be back another day
Don't let them see you crying that way

Chorus:
Please don't wake him let him sleep
It's a moment she can keep
Like an old bus ticket or a photograph
Resting on the mantlepiece
While for the wicked there is no peace
She says it's not his time to go
Why we were nearly lovers years ago
Now what is left for me
Among the broken branches of the family tree

Heart like an anchor
Arms like cable
He stood all alone on an iron turntable
Don't let them see you crying that way oh no

The sun beats down
It's cracking the flags
Boys who should know better
Are stamping out fags
Don't let them see you laughing that way

Chorus

Oh no Joe Porterhouse
Is not gone forever
He'll be back another day
Don't let them see you crying that way