Senselessly Cruel

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Lou Reed

Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (born March 2, 1942) is an American rock musician, songwriter, and photographer. He is best known as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, and for his solo career, which has spanned several decades. Though the Velvet Underground were a comme… more »

When I was p poor young boy at school
Girls like you always played me for a fool
But now a time has come to lay to waste
The theory people have of getting an acquired taste
You treated me oh, so senselessly cruel
Oh, oh, baby, you were so senselessly cruel
From the beginnings I suspected the worst
And you didn't disappoint me
It was just that you were the first
Now, I wouldn't let you touch me if you were within a foot
And girl, I'm never ever gonna get hurt
Cause you treated me oooh, so senselessly cruel 
Oh, so senselessly cruel, oh, so senselessly cruel

Written by: LOU REED

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