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    Carly Simon / Lyrics

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    "That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" Lyrics

    Carly Simon

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    Genre:Pop, Rock
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    My father sits at night with no lights on
    His cigarette glows in the dark
    The living room is still
    I walk by, no remark
    I tiptoe past the master bedroom where
    My mother reads her magazines
    I hear her call sweet dreams
    But I forgot how to dream

    But you say it's time we moved in together
    And raised a family of our own, you and me
    Well, that's the way I've always heard it should be
    You want to marry me, we'll marry

    My friends from college they're all married now
    They have their houses and their lawns
    They have their silent noons
    Tearful nights, angry dawns
    Their children hate them for the things they're not
    They hate themselves for what they are
    And yet they drink, they laugh
    Close the wound, hide the scar

    But you say it's time we moved in together
    And raised a family of our own, you and me
    Well, that's the way I've always heard it should be
    You want to marry me, we'll marry

    You say we can keep our love alive
    Babe, all I know is what I see
    The couples cling and claw
    And drown in love's debris
    You say we'll soar like two birds through the clouds
    But soon you'll cage me on your shelf
    I'll never learn to be just me first
    By myself

    Well O.K., it's time we moved in together
    And raised a family of our own, you and me
    Well, that's the way I've always heard it should be,
    You want to marry me, we'll marry
    We'll marry
    This song was submitted on March 4th, 2005 and last modified on November 24th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Jacob Brackman, Carly Simon.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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