It's Not the Thing Henry

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Alison Moyet

Alison Moyet (born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet 18 June 1961, Billericay) is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her bluesy contralto voice. more »

You're asking the wrong question
To the wrong person
And it's hurting you to listen
I wanna be truthful
But you gotta be certain
This is what you mean

Ah Henry, would you look at me
You cannot have it all and I will not make it easy
Henry, I'm not grateful for small mercies

No matter how light the purse is
All the things you need don't mean a thing to me
It's not the air I breathe, it's not the thing, Henry

Am I taking the wrong meaning in concluding
That the error is of your choosing
You've got to be simple
If you think that you're moving
More than the ire in me

Ah Henry, would you look at me
You cannot have it all and I will not make it easy
Henry, I'm not grateful for small mercies

No matter how light the purse is
All the things you need don't mean a thing to me
It's not the air I breathe, it's not the thing, Henry

All the things you need don't mean a thing to me
It's not the air I breathe, it's not the thing, Henry

Written by: ALISON MOYET, PETER GLENISTER

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