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From Not A Pretty Girl


the air comes off the ocean
and the city smells fishy
and the air is full of fish and mystery
whispering who? what? when?
and i'm warning you i'm weightless
and the wind is always shifting
so don't hang anything on me
if you ever want to see it again
i'm telling you i'm different
than you think i am

you can dangle your carrot
but i ain't gonna reach for it
cuz i need both my hands 
to play my guitar
and life is a sleazy stranger
who looks vaguely familiar
flirting with a bimbo named disaster
at the end of the bar
i'm telling you i'm different
than you are

at night when you're asleep
self hatred's gonna creep in
you can blame it on the devil
(the one who's bed you sleep in)
don't tell me what they did to you
as though you had no choice
isn't that your picture?
isn't that your voice?
if you don't live what you sing about
your mirror is going to find out

yeah i'd like to go to all the pretty parties
where all the pretty people go
and i an't really all that pretty
but nobody will know
cuz everybody loves you
when you're a star
and nobody questions
what it takes to go that far
life is a sleazy stranger
and this is his favourite bar

and no i don't prefer obscurity
but i'm an idealistic girl
and i wouldn't work for you
no matter what you paid 
i may not be able
to change the whole fucking world
but i can be the million 
that you never made
yeah i can be the million
you never made
you are looking at the million
that you never made

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