Crime for Crime Song Lyrics

Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco Not a Pretty Girl cover art
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the big day has come
the bell is sounding
i run my hands through my hair one last time
outside the prison walls
the town is gathering
people are trading crime for crime

everyone needs to see the prisoner
they need to make it even easier
they see me as a symbol, and not a human being
that way they can kill me
say it's not murder, it's a metaphor
we are killing off our own failure
and starting clean

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Worthy
  • 2 Tiptoe
  • 3 Cradle and All
  • 4 Shy
  • 5 Sorry I Am
  • 6 Light of Some Kind
  • 7 Not a Pretty Girl
  • 8 The Million You Never Made
  • 9 Hour Follows Hour
  • 10 32 Flavors
  • 11 Asking Too Much
  • 12 This Bouquet
  • 13 Crime for Crime
  • 14 Coming Up / Tiptoe (out takes)
  • 15 [unknown]


  • credits


    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Ani Difranco
    album: Track 13 in album Not a Pretty Girl
    release date: 1995-7-18
    popularity : 58 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock
    length: 5:43
    producer: Ani DiFranco
    vocal: Ani DiFranco
    engineer: Ed Stone
    acoustic guitar: Ani DiFranco

    Album Information

    label: Righteous Babe Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 748731700720
    script: Latin