Couldn't Call It Unexpected No. 4

Elvis Costello2012年6月10日

歌詞

 

Couldn't Call It Unexpected No 4 - Elvis Costello

 

I saw a girl who'd found her consolation

 

She said "One day my Prince of Peace will come"

 

Above her head a portrait of her father

 

The wilted favour that he gave her still fastened to the frame

 

"They've got his bones and everything he owns

 

I've got his name"

 

Well you can laugh at this sentimental story

 

But in time you'll have to make amends

 

The sudden chill where lovers doubt their immortality

 

As the clouds cover the sky the evening ends

 

Describing a picture of eyes finally closing

 

As you sometimes glimpse terrible faces in the fire

 

We'll I'm the lucky goon

 

Who composed this tune

 

From birds arranged on the high wire

 

Who on earth is tapping at the window

 

Does that face still linger at the pane

 

I saw you shiver though the room was like a furnace

 

A shadow of regret across a young mother's face

 

So toll the bell or rock the cradle

 

Please don't let me fear anything I cannot explain

I can't believe I'll never believe in anything again

 

***歌詞來自第三方***