Lonely Highway Lyrics

The Magnetic Fields


album: Track 1 in album The Charm of the Highway Strip
release date: 1994-4-18
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length: 3:06
lead vocals: Stephin Merritt
composer: Stephin Merritt
lyricist: Stephin Merritt

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I'm never going back to Jackson
I couldn't bear to show my face
I nearly killed you with my drinking
Wouldn't be caught dead in that place

Lonely highway, only friend
You've got me to keep you warm again

Lonely highway, don't you cry
Let me hold you in my arms tonight

And as I hurdled down the highway
Passed the factories and the graves
I think of all the years I've wasted
I think of all the years I've saved

Lonely highway, only friend
You've got me to keep you warm again

Lonely highway, don't you cry
Let me hold you in my arms tonight


Track Listing

  • 1 Lonely Highway
  • 2 Long Vermont Roads
  • 3 Born on a Train
  • 4 I Have the Moon
  • 5 Two Characters in Search of a Country Song
  • 6 Crowd of Drifters
  • 7 Fear of Trains
  • 8 When the Open Road Is Closing In
  • 9 Sunset City
  • 10 Dust Bowl