Miracle Man

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Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick MacManus, 25 August 1954) is an English singer-songwriter. He began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk/New Wave movement of the mid-to-late 1970s. Steeped in word pl… more »

You never asked me what I wanted You only asked me why
I never thought that so much trouble Was restin' on my reply 
I could tell by the nights when I was lonely And you were the only one who'd come
I could tell you that I like your sensitivity When you know it's the way that you walk

Why do you have to say there there's always someone
Who can do it better than I can?
But don't you think that I know that walking on the water Won't make me a miracle man?

Baby's gotta have the things she wants You know she's gotta have the things she loves She's got a ten-inch bamboo cigarette holder And her black patent leather gloves

And I'm doing everything just tryin' to please her
Even crawling around on all fours Oh, I thought by now that it was gonna be easy
But she still seems to want for more

Why do you have to say there there's always someone
Who can do it better than I can?
But don't you think that I know that walking on the water Won't make me a miracle man?
Oh yeah
 Never given you a bad reputation Just because you've never been denied You try to say you've done it all before Baby, you know that you just get tired 
Yet everybody loves you so much, girl
I just don't know how you stand the strain Oh I-I'm the one who's here tonight And I don't want to do it all in vain

Why do you have to say there there's always someone
Who can do it better than I can?
But don't you think that I know that walking on the water Won't make me a miracle man?
Oh yeah

A miracle man
A miracle man
A miracle man
A miracle man
A miracle man
A miracle man
A miracle man
A miracle man
A miracle man

Written by: ELVIS COSTELLO

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