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Dimming Of The Day Lyrics

from Paper Airplane

"Dimming Of The Day" is track #6 on the album Paper Airplane. It was written by Richard Thompson.
"Dimming Of The Day" is track #6 on the album Paper Airplane. It was written by Richard Thompson.

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This old house is falling down around my ears
I'm drowning in a river of my tears
When all my will is gone you hold me sway
I need you at the dimming of the day

You pulled me like the moon pulls on the tide
You know just where I keep my better side

What days have come to keep us far apart
A broken promise or a broken heart
Now all the bonny birds have wheeled away
I need you at the dimming of the day

Come the night you're only what I want
Come the night you could be my confidant

I see you on the street and in company
Why don't you come and ease your mind with me
I'm living for the night we steal away
I need you at the dimming of the day

I need you at the dimming of the day

Songwriters
RICHARD THOMPSON

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