Nanci Griffith - Speed of the Sound of Loneliness Lyrics

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You come home late
And you come home early
You come on big
When you're feelin' small
You come home straight
And you come home curly
Sometimes you don't come home at all

[Chorus:]
So what in the world's come over you?
What in heavens name have you done?
You've broken the speed of the sound of loneliness
You're out there runnin'
Just to be on the run

Well, I got a heart that burns with a fever
And I got a worried and a jealous mind
Well how can a love
That will last forever
Get left so far behind
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Across the Great Divide
  • 2 Woman of the Phoenix
  • 3 Tecumseh Valley
  • 4 Three Flights Up
  • 5 Boots of Spanish Leather
  • 6 Speed of the Sound of Loneliness
  • 7 From Clare to Here
  • 8 Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound
  • 9 Do Re Mi
  • 10 This Old Town
  • 11 Comin' Down in the Rain
  • 12 Ten Degrees and Getting Colder
  • 13 Morning Song for Sally
  • 14 Night Rider's Lament
  • 15 Are You Tired of Me Darling
  • 16 Turn Around
  • 17 Wimoweh


  • Credits
    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: John Prine
    album: Track 6 in album Other Voices - Other Rooms
    release date: 1993-3-2
    popularity : 68 users have visited this page.
    length: 4:21
    guest background vocals: John Prine
    writer: John Prine
    Album Information
    label: Elektra Entertainment
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 075596146425
    script: Latin