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Cardinal Song Lyrics

from Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers

"Cardinal Song" is track #2 on the album Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers. It was written by Dessner Bryce David; Berninger Matthew Donald; Devendorf Bryan Oliver; Devendorf Scott David; Dessner Aaron Brooking.
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"Cardinal Song" is track #2 on the album Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers. It was written by Dessner Bryce David; Berninger Matthew Donald; Devendorf Bryan Oliver; Devendorf Scott David; Dessner Aaron Brooking.
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Never look her in the eyes
Never tell the truth
If she knows you're paper
You know she'll have to burn you

Never tell the one you want that you do
Save it for the deathbed
When you know you kept her wanting you

And do everything she'd never do

Fall asleep with strangers wives
The wild wives of unknown men
Good for you, you've just become
Just another one of them

Never say you miss her
Never say a word

And do everything she'd never do
Don't let her see your cardinal eyes

Let her treat you like a criminal
So you can treat her like a priest
Girls forgive my human mind
Girls forgive me one more time

Never tell the one you love that you do
Save it for the deathbed

And do everything she'd never do
Don't let her see your cardinal eyes
Don't let her see your cardinal eyes

Jesus Christ, you have confused me
Cornered, wasted, blessed and used me
Forgive me, girls, I am confused
Stiff and pissed and lost and loose

Jesus Christ, you have confused me
Cornered, wasted, blessed and used me
Forgive me, girls, I am confused
Stiff and pissed and lost and loose

Songwriters
Dessner Bryce David; Berninger Matthew Donald; Devendorf Bryan Oliver; Devendorf Scott David; Dessner Aaron Brooking

Published by
VAL JESTER MUSIC;HAWK RIDGE SONGS;TEN CENTURY;ABD 13 MUSIC

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