Twist of Barbwire

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Said I love you 'til you don't know you're born
Said I'd love you 'til the far side of dawn
But in the morning if you must leave 
Don't leave with your apologies 
If you come back
If I liked you at all
 Remember I liked you to fall on your knees 

Liar liar you're my last desire  Thought your kind of love was just a thorn of the rose
 Tried hard to be faithful 
Not hard enough I suppose  Tried hard to drown with a hum and a drum
In a pretty drug slum mire tried bearing your sighs 
And your sneers and your frown  Tried wearing your jewels and your heels and your crown 
But it was nothing but a twist of barbwire 
It was nothing but a twist of barbwire 
It was nothing but a twist of barbwire 

See I promise I'll be constantly clean
Did you think that I still say what I mean
Now you're keening and you have to decide 
Will you open your legs or your eyes
Oh do you pray now 'cause I pray all the time
As the soul can't escape what the heart may disguise 

Liar liar you're my last desire  Thought your kind of love was just a thorn of the rose
 Tried hard to be faithful 
Not hard enough I suppose  Tried hard to drown with a hum and a drum
In a pretty drug slum mire tried bearing your sighs 
And your sneers and your frown  Tried wearing your jewels and your heels and your crown 
But it was nothing but a twist of barbwire 
It was nothing but a twist of barbwire 
It was nothing but a twist of barbwire

Written by: ELVIS COSTELLO

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