Words & Music:



           A                C#m/G#         F#m

I bought a toothbrush, some toothpaste, a flannel for my face,

B/E                       Dm

Pajamas, a hairbrush, new shoes and a case.

  Am                                Em          F/G  G

I said to my reflection, "Let's get out of this place."

C          D                           F

Passed the church and the steeple, the laundry on the hill.

A                A7         G/D            B/E        Am/E      D

Billboards & the buildings, memories of it still keep calling & calling.

      Am/E      F/Eb        D  D/C

But forget it all I know I will



A              A7         D      A               A7           D

Tempted by the fruit of another, tempted but the truth is discovered.

             B                  E

What's been going on?  Now that you have gone,

           A   A7  D                         A    A7

There's no other.  Tempted by the fruit of another.

D                            Bm   Dm

Tempted but the truth is discovered.


I'm at the carpark, the airport, the baggage carousel.

The people keep on writing, and wishing I was well.

I said, "It's no occasion, it's no story I can tell."

At my bedside, empty pocket, a foot without a sock.

Your body gets much closer, I fumble for the clock,

Alarmed by the seduction.

I wish that it would stop.




I bought a novel, some perfume, a fortune all for you.

But it's not my conscience that hates to be untrue.

I asked of my reflection, "Tell me, what is there to do?"




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