The Perfect Fit Lyrics

The Dresden Dolls

publisher: ©Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: Amanda Palmer
album: Track 9 in album The Dresden Dolls
release date: 2003-9-26
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Art Rock/Punk
length: 5:46
drums: Brian Viglione
piano: Amanda Palmer
vocal: Amanda Palmer
engineer: Martin Bisi
percussion: Brian Viglione
toy piano: Amanda Palmer
electronic instruments: Martin Bisi
composer: Amanda Palmer
lyricist: Amanda Palmer

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Could make a dress
A robe fit for a prince
I could clothe a continent
But I can't sew a stitch

I can paint my face
And stand very, very still
It's not very practical
But it still pays the bills

I can't change my name
But I could be your type
I can dance and win at games
Like backgammon and life

I used to be the smart one
Sharp as a tack
Funny how that skipping years ahead
Has held me back

I used to be the bright one
Top in my class
Funny what they give you when you
Just learn how to ask

I can write a song
But I can't sing in key
I can play piano
But I never learned to read

I can't trap a mouse
But I can pet a cat
No I'm really serious
I'm really very good at that

I can't fix a car
But I can fix a flat
I could fix a lot of things
But I'd rather not get into that

I used to be the bright one
Smart as a whip
Funny how you slip so far when
Teachers don't keep track of it

I used to be the tight one
The perfect fit
Funny how those compliments can
Make you feel so full of it

I can shuffle, cut and deal
But I can't draw a hand
I can't draw a lot of things
I hope you understand

I'm not exceptionally shy
But I've never had a man
That I could look straight in the eye
And tell my secret plans

I can take a vow
And I can wear a ring
And I can make you promises but
They won't mean a thing

Can't you do it for me?
I'll pay you well
****, I'll pay you anything
If you could end this

Can't you just fix it for me?
It's gone berserk
****, I'll give you anything
If you can make the damn thing work

Can't you just fix it for me?
I'll pay you well
****, I'll pay you anything
If you can end this

Hello, I love you
Will you tell me your name?
Hello, I'm good for nothing
Will you love me just the same?

Track Listing

Digital Media 1
  • 1 Good Day
  • 2 Girl Anachronism
  • 3 Missed Me
  • 4 Half Jack
  • 5 672
  • 6 Coin-Operated Boy
  • 7 Gravity
  • 8 Bad Habit
  • 9 The Perfect Fit
  • 10 The Jeep Song
  • 11 Slide
  • 12 Truce