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    "Giving Myself Away" Lyrics


    In background - "Do what I have to"
    Remember Emily?
    [In background - "That's a long time" [2x]
    In a long dress one summer day she said yes
    Now every special request requires another
    So many times it feels endless, a big yes
    Branded red on each breast
    But she selfless out there
    Doing her best strangest thing
    Nobody seemed to be impressed.
    The more she do for this fool
    The more she behind schedule

    Had no fun for so long
    Old records turned her onto High School flings
    And she was full of daring

    Colourful hair, used to wear thirteen rings
    Now she staring drudgery
    Full in the face and accepts it as her place
    And just in case there's anything she missed,
    She recheck the list
    Does it over again,
    To make sure it's spotless.

    Jimmy longed for how it used to be,
    She was viscous and volatile
    She was feisty, iced tea was the tipple never asked nicely,
    Her lips used to curl down ever so slightly, impolite,
    Fire burned bright behind the Oakleys,
    He just had to get to grips.

    After a few long sips juice begin to lose flavour,
    She no longer gets to savour being consumed.
    Jimmy asleep drunk in the other room still in his shoes
    Escaping headlong into the booze,
    The whole house vibrating with the changes of moods.

    From feisty she turned into "be nice to me"
    In the old days he'd 've been wearing Ice T,
    Jimmy prayed those times times returned,
    She was fine and so beautifully unconcerned.

    Jimmy told her, on the day he quit
    "You don't love me you love the relationship"

    I'm the progeny product of Misogeny,
    Jimmy and Emily's homogeny

    They promised me nothing but honesty,huh,
    And that's all I got,
    I could never be the cement in their destiny,
    They still haven't forgiven me,
    You know my own woman's leaving me
    Said she stopped believing me,
    Can't even see what she saw in me,
    I told my woman she was beautiful,
    She didn't believe,
    Convinced herself I was preparing to leave,
    so she took my son and left the world to freeze.

    I told my woman she was beautiful Ten Times a Day,
    Ten Times a Day she'd Smile, and look away.

    I end up throwing my love down a bottomless pit.
    And giving myself away...
    This song was last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Maxwell Fraser, Rollo Armstrong, Ayalah Bentovim.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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