Lush Life Lyrics

Queen Latifah


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC
writers: Billy Strayhorn
album: Track 12 in album The Dana Owens Album
release date: 2004-9-28
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Funk / Soul
styles: Big Band/Soul/Rhythm & Blues/Swing
length: 4:26

Cover Art

Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album cover art
sponsored links

I used to visit all the very gay places
Those come what may places
Where one relaxes on the axis of the wheel of life
To get the feel of life
From jazz and cocktails.

The girls I knew had sad and sullen gray faces
With distant gay traces
That used to be there you could see where they'd been washed away
By too many through the day
Twelve o'clock tales.

Then you came along with your siren of song
To tempt me to madness!
I thought for a while that your poignant smile was tinged with the sadness
Of a great love for me.

Ah yes! I was wrong
Again,
I was wrong.

Life is lonely again,
And only last year everything seemed so sure.
Now life is awful again,
A trough full of hearts could only be a bore.
A week in Paris will ease the bite of it,
All I care is to smile in spite of it.

I'll forget you, I will
While yet you are still burning inside my brain.
Romance is mush,
Stifling those who strive.
I'll live a lush life in some small dive
And there I'll be, while I rot
With the rest of those whose lives are lonely, too..


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Baby Get Lost
  • 2 I Put a Spell on You
  • 3 Simply Beautiful
  • 4 The Same Love That Made Me Laugh
  • 5 Moody's Mood for Love
  • 6 Close Your Eyes
  • 7 California Dreamin'
  • 8 Hard Times
  • 9 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
  • 10 Hello Stranger
  • 11 If I Had You
  • 12 Lush Life