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from Brown Eyed Girl

"Back Room" is track #13 on the album Brown Eyed Girl. It was written by V. Morrison.
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In the back room
In the back room
I waited for you
Ya waited for me

Rain came down, pitter-pat
Say, what you think, it's raining outside, you said, "So what"
You turned the record player on, had a smoke, stood up
Walked across to the joint in a cloud of mist, couldn't resist

A kitty stepped in the hall and she rapped the door
Found the key in the letter box, she turned the door
Walked into the room and said, "What's goin' on?"

"I just got back from down the road, I gotta couple a bottles of wine
Somethin' to turn you on, what-a you think of that?"
I said, "Sit down cat, pull up a seat, you're soakin' wet
Take off your coat and hat, wipe your feet on the mat"

In the back room
In the back room
I waited for you
Ya waited for me

I said, "What time is it Charlie, where did we go all day?
You seem to get nowhere and do nothin' but sit lookin' at each other"
He said, "I know, I been doin' the same thing for weeks"

I look at the clock and all of a sudden I'm hypnotized
It speaks to me, it goes, "Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock", ah-huh
The kid he said, "I don't know what you guys do
But I been workin' so hard lately that I can only just fall asleep in bed"

So he played some more sounds and grooved a while
Somebody brought out some cherry wine, cherry wine
And we talked about what was goin' on in the music world
And other things

The rain outside came down like it came never before
Down, came down, it came, rain, rain, rain
And I said, "Baby what time is it, what time is it, tell me what time is it?
"Ah, four-thirty"

So I peeked 'round the corner, the blind
An there ya go, there's another girl that's comin' home from school
Lookin' so cool, just learned her As to Zs

And said, "Hey man, don't look funny
All the little girls comin' home from school and they're sittin'
Talkin' and drinkin' and all them other funny things"

And Charlie said to me, "Ya know what?", I said, "What?"
He said, "Man, you gotta go out there and do somethin' for yourself
Feel like you wanna make it or else you gonna be sittin' 'round here
Like nothin' "

I said, "You're right, I said, "You're so right"
He said, "I know", I said, "Do ya?"
Said, "You know, you're cuttin' records, cuttin' records right
You come through that"

An' just through all the time, you're gonna be out on the road
I'm out on the backseat man, on the, on the highway
And the colors are gonna run

All of a sudden, don't ya feel safe the next gig, you gotta make it
"I said, "Yeah I feel safe, I said, "Yeah, you know
I can't stay here all the time as much as I'd like to
But, I just learned about all day and all night"

"And dig sounds, and go down to the river
And once the artists go through the motions
Gotta do my thing, aah-ah, ah-ah gotta do my thing"

In the back room
In the back room

Songwriters
V. MORRISON

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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