When I Said I Wanted to Be Your Dog Lyrics

Jens Lekman


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 11 in album When I Said I Wanted to Be Your Dog
release date: 2004-4-7
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length: 4:39

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Everyday make a fine loaf of bread
And after work just before sunset
You hang down to the city park
There you're alone with the burbs in the dark
And I've seen other people do that too
But they're older than your twenty-two
They lost hope and soon they'll be gone
They'll just vanish with the setting sun
But I know, yes I know,
They're flying within you again,
But I won't let them get you
'Cause you're my only friend
You're my only friend
When I said I wanted to be your dog
I wasn't coming on to you
I just wanted to lick your face
Lick those raindrops from the rainy days
You can take me for a walk in the park
I'll be chasing every single lark
I'll be burying all the skeleton bones
Peeing on every cold black stone
But I know, yes I know,
They're flying within you again,
But I won't let them eat you
'Cause you're my only friend
My friend
My only friend
You're my friend

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Tram #7 to Heaven
  • 2 Do You Remember the Riots?
  • 3 You Are the Light (by Which I Travel Into This and That)
  • 4 If You Ever Need a Stranger (to Sing at Your Wedding)
  • 5 Maple Leaves
  • 6 Silvia
  • 7 The Cold Swedish Winter
  • 8 Julie
  • 9 Happy Birthday, Dear Friend Lisa
  • 10 Psychogirl
  • 11 When I Said I Wanted to Be Your Dog
  • 12 A Higher Power