Forget Myself Lyrics

Elbow


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Guy Edward John Garvey, Richard Barry Jupp, Mark Potter, Craig Lee Potter, Peter James Turner
album: Track 1 in album Leaders of the Free World
release date: 2005-9-12
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
length: 5:21

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They're pacing Piccadilly in packs again
And moaning for the mercy of a never come rain
The suns had enough and the simmering sky
Has the heave and the hue of a woman on fire
Shop shutters rattle down and I'm cutting the crowd
All scented and descending from the satellite towns
The neon is graffiti singing make a new start
So I look for a plot where I can bury my broken heart

No I know I won't forget you but I'll forget myself if the city will forgive me

The man on the door has a head like Mars
Like a baby born to the doors of the bars
And surrounded by steam with his folded arms
He's got that urban genie thing going on
He's so mercifully free of the pressures of grace
Saint Peter in satin he's like Buddha with mace

No I know I won't forget you but I'll forget myself if the city will forgive me

Do you move through the room with a glass in your hand
Thinking too hard about the way you stand
Are you watching them pair off and drinking them long
Are you falling in love every second song

No I know I won't forget you but I'll forget myself and the city will forgive me

Track Listing

  • 1 Station Approach
  • 2 Picky Bugger
  • 3 Forget Myself
  • 4 The Stops
  • 5 Leaders of the Free World
  • 6 An Imagined Affair
  • 7 Mexican Standoff
  • 8 The Everthere
  • 9 My Very Best
  • 10 Great Expectations
  • 11 Puncture Repair