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The Comedians Lyrics

from Goodbye Cruel World

"The Comedians" is track #8 on the album Goodbye Cruel World. It was written by Costello, Elvis.
"The Comedians" is track #8 on the album Goodbye Cruel World. It was written by Costello, Elvis.

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I fell under such gentle persuasion
You can't refuse it's like a home from home
Meanwhile in the motor car kingdom
They're finding all that glitters is not chrome

The social circle have these cardiac complaints
Their hearts are empty when their hands are full
All these new found fond acquaintances
Turn out to be the red rag to my bull

And I'm up while the dawn is breaking
Even though my heart is aching
I should be drinking a toast to absent friends
Instead of these comedians

I've looked into those eyes upon reflection
They've seen the face of love, they've seen a few
What kind of love is this upon inspection
You'll be the last to know who's fooling who

And I'm up while the dawn is breaking
Even though my heart is aching
I should be drinking a toast to absent friends
Instead of these comedians

And I'm up while the dawn is breaking
Even though my heart is aching
I should be drinking a toast to absent friends
Instead of these comedians

Songwriters
COSTELLO, ELVIS

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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