The Ballad of Michael Valentine Lyrics

The Killers


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Brandon Flowers, Dave Brent Keuning, Mark August Stoermer, Ronnie Jr. Vannucci
album: Track 2 in album Somebody Told Me
release date: 2004-3-15
popularity : 23 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Pop
styles: Alternative Rock/New Wave/Indie Rock
length: 3:51

Cover Art

The Killers Somebody Told Me cover art
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Michael plays with stars
Soul Sister won't you take a ride in his car
Late to call
When you wanted to be all

Baby don't be so shy
Rock children hold your heads up high
In the night while I try
And tell the ballad of Valentine

You got it bad, but you know it's true

I caught up with a friend in Dallas
We took a trip to New Orleans
Those black-eyed ladies
Won't say they're sorry

We finally caught a train to Memphis
Where everybody talks the same
Those blue suede babies
All know my name

And I said hold tight
Can't you see it's hurting me
But I've got the buzz
Like Marlon Brando
Michael Valentine, can't we unite?

We ended up in North Dakota
Although my heart's in Mexico
My
All went to Soho

With your new suit, and your black tie
Hold on, you're just a gambling man, all proper like
I broke to the right and I caught your eye
Shut your mouth and wave goodbye
Tonight, I ain't gonna let you rain on this parade

And I said hold tight
Can't you see it's hurting me
But I've got the buzz
Like Marlon Brando
Straight faced with misery tonight

And I will not lie when I say I ain't cold no more
But I've got the buzz
Like Greta Garbo
Walking forwards in the sun
And I've got a cold tale left to write

Well uh oh
I know he's gonna be there tonight


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Somebody Told Me
  • 2 The Ballad of Michael Valentine
  • 3 Under the Gun