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Basket Case Lyrics

from Kaleidoscope Heart

"Basket Case" is track #8 on the album Kaleidoscope Heart. It was written by Bareilles, Sara.
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I don't want to talk about it to you
I'm not an open book that you can rifle through
The cold hard truth that you see right to
I'm just basket case without you

He's not a magic man or a perfect fit
But had a steady hand and I got used to it
And a glass cage heart and invited me in
And now I'm just a basket case without him

You're beggin' for the truth
So I'm sayin' it to you
I've been saving your place
And what good does it do?
Now I'm just a basket case
Now I'm just a basket case

I don't say much and it'll stay that way
You got a steel train touch and I'm just a track you lay
So I'll stay right here underneath you
I'm just a basket case and that's what we do

You're beggin' for the truth
So I'm sayin' it to you
I've been saving your place
And what good does it do?
Now I'm just a basket case

Won't somebody come on in and tug at my seams?
Oh, send your armies in of robbers and thieves
To steal the state I'm in, I don't want it anymore

You're beggin' for the truth
So I'm sayin' it to you
I've been saving your place
And what good does it do?

Now I'm just a basket case
Now I'm just a basket case
Now I'm just a basket case
Now I'm just a basket case

Songwriters
BAREILLES, SARA

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