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This Flight Tonight Lyrics

from Blue

"This Flight Tonight" is track #3 on the album Blue. It was written by Mitchell, Joni.
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Look out the left the captain said
The lights down there, that's where we'll land
I saw a falling star burn up above the Las Vegas sands

It wasn't the one that you gave to me
That night down south between the trailers
Not the early one that you can wish upon
Not the northern one that guides in the sailors

Oh star bright, star bright
You've got the lovin' that I like, all right
Turn this crazy bird around
I shouldn't have got on this flight tonight

You got the touch so gentle and sweet
But you've got that look so critical
Now I can't talk to you, baby I get so weak
Sometimes I think love is just mythical

Up there's a heaven, down there's a town
Blackness everywhere and little lights shine
Oh, blackness, blackness dragging me down
Come on light the candle in this poor heart of mine

Oh star bright, star bright
You've got the lovin' that I like, all right
Turn this crazy bird around
I shouldn't have got on this flight tonight

I'm drinking sweet champagne, got the headphones up high
Can't numb you out can't drum you out of my mind
They're playing goodbye baby, baby goodbye
Ooh, ooh, love is blind

Up go the flaps, down go the wheels
I hope you got your heat turned on baby
I hope they finally fixed your automobile
I hope it's better when we meet again baby

Star bright, star bright
You got the lovin' that I like, all right
Turn this crazy bird around
I shouldn't have got on this flight tonight

Songwriters
MITCHELL, JONI

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