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    "Trouble Child" Lyrics

    Joni Mitchell

    Up in a sterilized room
    Where they let you be lazy
    Knowing your attitude's all wrong and you got to change
    And that's not easy

    Dragon shining with all values known
    Dazzling you, keeping you from your own
    Where is the lion in you to defy him?
    When you're this weak and this spacey

    So what are you gonna do about it?
    You can't live life and you can't leave it

    Advice and religion, you can't take it
    You can't seem to believe it

    The peacock is afraid to parade
    You're under the thumb of the maid
    You really can't give love in this condition
    Still you know how you need it

    They open and close you
    Then they talk like they know you, they don't know you
    They're friends and they're foes too
    Trouble child, breaking like the waves at Malibu

    So why does it come as such a shock?
    To know you really have no one
    Only a river of changing faces
    Looking for an ocean

    They trickle through your leaky plans
    Another dream over the dam
    And you're lying in some room
    Feeling like your right to be human is going over too

    Well, some are gonna knock you
    Some'll try and clock you
    You know it's really hard to talk sense to you
    Trouble child, breaking like the waves at Malibu
    This song was submitted on April 4th, 2011 and last modified on November 24th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Crazy Crow Music / Siquomb Music Publishing.
    Written by JONI MITCHELL.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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    Genre:Ethnic/Folk, Jazz, Rock
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