Bookends Theme Lyrics

Simon & Garfunkel

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album: Track 7 in album Bookends
release date: 1968-4-3
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
length: 0:33
producer: Art Garfunkel, Roy Halee and Paul Simon
recorded by: Roy Halee
assistant producer: Bob Johnston
composer: Paul Simon
lyricist: Paul Simon

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Simon & Garfunkel Bookends cover art

Lyrics

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Why don't we stop fooling ourselves?
The game is over,
Over,
Over.

No good times, no bad times,
There's no times at all,
Just The New York Times,
Sitting on the windowsill
Near the flowers.

We might as well be apart.
It hardly matters,
We sleep separately.

And drop a smile passing in the hall
But there's no laughs left
'Cause we laughed them all.
And we laughed them all
In a very short time.

Time
Is tapping on my forehead,
Hanging from my mirror,
Rattling the teacups,
And I wonder,
How long can I delay?
We're just a habit
Like saccharin.

And I'm habitually feelin' kinda blue.

But each time I try on
The thought of leaving you,
I stop...
I stop and think it overWhy don't we stop fooling ourselves?
The game is over,
Over,
Over.

No good times, no bad times,
There's no times at all,
Just The New York Times,
Sitting on the windowsill
Near the flowers.

We might as well be apart.
It hardly matters,
We sleep separately.

And drop a smile passing in the hall
But there's no laughs left
'Cause we laughed them all.
And we laughed them all
In a very short time.

Time
Is tapping on my forehead,
Hanging from my mirror,
Rattling the teacups,
And I wonder,
How long can I delay?
We're just a habit
Like saccharin.

And I'm habitually feelin' kinda blue.

But each time I try on
The thought of leaving you,
I stop...
I stop and think it over

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Bookends Theme
  • 2 Save the Life of My Child
  • 3 America
  • 4 Overs
  • 5 Voices of Old People
  • 6 Old Friends
  • 7 Bookends Theme
  • 8 Fakin’ It
  • 9 Punky’s Dilemma
  • 10 Mrs. Robinson
  • 11 A Hazy Shade of Winter
  • 12 At the Zoo