Billy Joel - Stiletto Lyrics

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She cuts you once, she cuts you twice
But still you believe
The wound is so fresh you can taste the blood
BUt you don't have strength to leave
You've been bought, you've been sold
You've been locked outside the door
But you stand there pleadin',
With your insides bleedin',
'Cause you deep down want some more
Then she says she wants forgiveness
It's such a clever masquerade
She's so good with her stiletto
You don't even see the blade

She cuts you hard, she cuts you deep,
She's got so much skill
She's so fascinating that you're still there waiting
When she comes back for the kill
You've been slashed in the face
You've been left there to bleed
You want to run away
But you know you're gonna stay
'Cause she gives you what you need
Then she says she wants affection
While she searches for the vein
She's so good with her stiletto
You don't really mind the pain

She cuts you out, she cuts you down
She carves up your life
But you won't do nothng
As she keeps on cutting
'Cause you know you love the knife
You've been bought, you've been sold
You've been locked outside the door
But you stand there pleadin'
With your insides bleedin'
'Cause you deep down want some more
Then she says she needs affection
While she searches for the vein
She's so good with her stiletto,
You don't really mind the pain
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Big Shot
  • 2 Honesty
  • 3 My Life
  • 4 Zanzibar
  • 5 Stiletto
  • 6 Rosalinda’s Eyes
  • 7 Half a Mile Away
  • 8 Until the Night
  • 9 52nd Street


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Billy Joel
    album: Track 5 in album 52nd Street
    release date: 1978-10-13
    popularity : 131 users have visited this page.
    length: 4:42
    producer: Phil Ramone
    engineer: Jim Boyer
    assistant engineer: Dave Martone
    composer: Billy Joel
    lyricist: Billy Joel
    Album Information
    label: CBS
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 074643560917
    script: Latin