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Slow Dancing in a Burning Room Lyrics

from Where The Light Is:John Mayer Live In Los Angeles

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"Slow Dancing in a Burning Room" is track #19 on the album Where The Light Is:John Mayer Live In Los Angeles. It was written by John Mayer.
"Slow Dancing in a Burning Room" is track #19 on the album Where The Light Is:John Mayer Live In Los Angeles. It was written by John Mayer.

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It's not a silly little moment
It's not the storm before the calm
This is the deep and dyin' breath of
This love we've been workin' on

Can't seem to hold you like I want to
So I can feel you in my arms
Nobody's gonna come and save you
We pulled too many false alarms

[Chorus]
We're goin' down
And you can see it too
We're goin' down
And you know that we're doomed
My dear
We're slow dancing in a burnin' room

I was the one you always dreamed of
You were the one I tried to draw
How dare you say it's nothing to me
Baby, you're the only light I ever saw

I'll make the most of all the sadness
You'll be a bitch because you can
You try to hit me, just hurt me
So you leave me feeling dirty
'Cause you can't understand

[Chorus]

Go cry about it, why don't you
Go cry about it, why don't you
Go cry about it, why don't you
My dear, we're slow dancin' in a burnin' room
Burnin' room, burnin' room
Don't you think we outta know by now?
Don't you think we shoulda learned somehow?
Don't you think we outta know by now?
Don't you think we shoulda learned somehow?
Don't you think we outta know by now?
Don't you think we shoulda learned somehow?

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JOHN MAYER

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