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My All Time Doll Lyrics

from Secret, Profane and Sugarcane

"My All Time Doll" is track #10 on the album Secret, Profane and Sugarcane. It was written by Costello, Elvis.
"My All Time Doll" is track #10 on the album Secret, Profane and Sugarcane. It was written by Costello, Elvis.

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When I was away, I needed you so
Now coming I'm home to stay
I won't wake in the night and reach for you
And turn on the light and to my dismay

You're not there
You're never around or is it me?
It's so hard to see
I flick off the switch and stare in dark
And wait for you to appear

You're my all time doll, I'm out of control
It's broken my mind, it's not all that you stole
You're my all time doll, you're all I adore
I'd swear to it now, but I already swore

My eyes were blinded by tears
But it's all my own fault
My lips taste of cruel words
My eyes sting with salt

Take the way I feel about you
And put it in a vault
You're my all time doll

From near and from far, I've known many a girl
Now I'm closing in
My heart is beating like a whip on a hide
It's raining outside

You're my all time doll, I'm out of control
It's broken my mind, it's not all that you stole
You're my all time doll, you're all I adore
I'd swear to it now but I already swore

Every time I rant and rail
Every time I try and fail
Any time I want to quit
And say that's the end of it

When I stand and start to leave
You cool my brow and tug my sleeve
You're my all time doll

I'm walking, I'm pacing, my heart is racing
I swear that clock is running slow
It only speeds up for a moment or so
Each time it's time for me to go

You're my all time doll, I'm out of control
It's broken my mind, it's not all that you stole
You're my all time doll, you're all I adore
I'd swear to it now but I already swore

In the far flung cry of a closing saloon
On the blank back side of that poisonous moon
Tried not to think about you
I thought I was immune
You're my all time doll

You're my all time doll
You're my all time doll
You're my all time doll

Songwriters
COSTELLO, ELVIS

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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