The Last Polka Lyrics

Ben Folds Five


album: Track 11 in album Ben Folds Five
release date: 1995-7-25
popularity : 13 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Pop Rock/Indie Rock
length: 4:37
composer: Ben Folds, Anna Goodman
lyricist: Ben Folds, Anna Goodman

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Well, she crept back in the house at half past three
Shook her head to see him snoring in his sleep
"If you really loved me" she said
I wouldn't have to be so mean

He's a heap of junk that pours from his top drawer
Sometimes likes to spread it out around the floor
It's evidence of what he was like
He likes to remember when

[Chorus]
The end is growing near
We're treading water now
And holding back our tears
And the day is rising
We're sinking

In a minute it will all be coming down
And they know it now but no one makes a sound
Such a shame to ruin this bright, lazy sunny day

[Chorus]

My my, the cruelest lies are often told without a word
My my, the kindest truths are often spoken, never heard

She said, "You've been pushing me like I was a sore tooth.
You can't respect me 'cause I've done so much for you."
He said, "Well I hate that it's come to this
But baby I was doing fine. How do you think
That I survived the other 25 before you?"

[Chorus]


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Jackson Cannery
  • 2 Philosophy
  • 3 Julianne
  • 4 Where's Summer B.?
  • 5 Alice Childress
  • 6 Underground
  • 7 Sports & Wine
  • 8 Uncle Walter
  • 9 Best Imitation of Myself
  • 10 Video
  • 11 The Last Polka
  • 12 Boxing