Is It a Crime Lyrics

Sade


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Stuart Matthewman, Helen Adu, Andrew Hale
album: No. 1 track in album Promise
release date: 1985-11-16
popularity : 230 users have visited this page.
length: 6:22
arranger: Sade
engineer: Mike Pela
keyboard: Andrew Hale
bass guitar: Paul S. Denman
producer: Robin Millar
lead vocals: Sade Adu

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This may come, this may come as some surprise
But I miss you
I could see through all of your lies
And still I miss you

He takes her love, but it doesn't feel like mine
He tastes her kiss, her kisses are not wine, they're not mine

He takes, but surely she can't give what I'm feeling now
She takes, but surely she doesn't know how

Is it a crime
Is it a crime
That I still want you
And I want you to want me too

My love is wider, wider than Victoria Lake
My love is taller, taller than the Empire State

It dives and it jumps and it ripples like the deepest ocean
I can't give you more than that, surely you want me back

Is it a crime
Is it a crime
I still want you
And I want you to want me too

My love is wider than Victoria Lake
Taller than the Empire State

It dives and it jumps
I can't give you more than that, surely you want me back

Is it a crime
Is it a crime
That I still want you
And I want you to want me too

It dives and it jumps and it ripples like the deepest ocean
I can't give you more than that, surely you want it back

Tell me, is it a crime

Track Listing

  • 1 Is It a Crime
  • 2 The Sweetest Taboo
  • 3 War of the Hearts
  • 4 You're Not the Man
  • 5 Jezebel
  • 6 Mr. Wrong
  • 7 Punch Drunk
  • 8 Never as Good as the First Time
  • 9 Fear
  • 10 Tar Baby
  • 11 Maureen