Tag: Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Death Of Magic Thinking Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Death Of Magic Thinking Lyrics

  The Death Of Magic Thinking Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   Sullen as a summer’s day Even as a winter’s evening Angels strumming overhead Twenty-seven seconds to touchdown Switch on the landing lights I turned up the radio One day I’ll buy a ticket for any place that I want to go […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Mr. Crescent Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Mr. Crescent Lyrics

  Mr. Crescent Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   Mr. Crescent Heard the song of both the lark and the linnet Played them both upon a parlour spinnet One with only nine strings in it Clinging to the sounding board For that was all he could afford Mr. Crescent made a wager on […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Trick Out The Truth Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Trick Out The Truth Lyrics

  Trick Out The Truth Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   It’s a sin to tell a lie until we trick out the truth That depends on what you do and don’t believe What you have hidden up your sleeve Younger than your shadow and as sweet as your tooth What have you […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Man You Love To Hate Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Man You Love To Hate Lyrics

  The Man You Love To Hate Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   I went to a theatre on Silhouette Street It had a taste of decay and a scent of defeat All of the patrons in the pews were people that I’d killed or used The actors on the stage were equally […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – My Most Beautiful Mistake Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – My Most Beautiful Mistake Lyrics

  My Most Beautiful Mistake Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   She was a part-time waitress with a dream of greatness That nobody knew of or even suspected Though it was sometimes reflected in the slant of a mirror It was buried so deep and so dear She caught the eye of a […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Mistook Me For A Friend Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Mistook Me For A Friend Lyrics

  Mistook Me For A Friend Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   You took me in the stairwell light Mistook me for a friend A sign said, “Follow me into the night” Mistook me for a friend Mistook me for a friend Mistook me for a friend I had a pocket full of […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – What If I Can’t Give You Anything But Love? Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – What If I Can’t Give You Anything But Love? Lyrics

  What If I Can’t Give You Anything But Love? Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   I’ll tell you my secrets and you’ll do the same I’ll lend you my name as an alias I’ll take the moonlight falling on your face And the stars from up above What if I can’t give […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Difference Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Difference Lyrics

  The Difference Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   I pulled a petal from the flower to tell just where my fortune fell About a boy beyond my caution before I lay beneath his spell And he said, “Do you know, do you know, do you by chance know wrong from right? “Do […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Penelope Halfpenny Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Penelope Halfpenny Lyrics

  Penelope Halfpenny Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   Penelope Halfpenny sat on the desk Then stretched and grinned She cracked her spine And so we sinned While Ruth in red and Beckett in blue Into the confessional flew And in that box, unlocked their dreams While lovers ran hands on nylon Penelope, […]

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Boy Named If Lyrics

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Boy Named If Lyrics

  The Boy Named If Lyrics by Elvis Costello & The Imposters   I’m a lucky so and so A fortunate stiff You said you’d never knew me but I’m the one you want to be with If I tumble from a tightrope or leap from a cliff I won’t be dashed to pieces I’m […]

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