Lyrics Depot
Lyrics » Elvis Costello Lyrics » Poor Napoleon Lyrics
Find Song Lyrics:



Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Poor Napoleon by Elvis Costello. Please check back for more Elvis Costello lyrics.

Poor Napoleon Lyrics

Artist: Elvis Costello
Album: Blood & Chocolate

I can't lie on this bed anymore it burns my skin
You can take the truthful things you've said to me
And put them on the head of a pin

Poor Napoleon

You always look so disappointed when I take my stockings off
Don't you know the facts of life, boy
Don't you know what these things cost
She was selling stolen kisses to travelling salesmen and minstrel singers
You put a penny in the slot
She called you her Magic Fingers

Poor Napoleon

I bet she isn't all that's advertised
I bet that isn't all she fakes
Just like that place where they take your spine
And turn it into soapflakes

so good night little school boy, you'd better learn some self control
did you mess up your hairstyle, pour scorn in your begging bowl

Bare wires from the socket to the bed where you embraced that girl
Did you ever think there's far too many people in the world?
One day they'll probably make a movie out of all of this
There won't even have to be a murder just a slow dissolving kiss
Comments/Interpretations
no comments yet


Name:
Comment:






Related:
Elvis Costello Lyrics
Elvis Costello Blood & Chocolate Lyrics

More Elvis Costello Music Lyrics:
Elvis Costello - How Much I Lied Lyrics
Elvis Costello - Man Out of Time Lyrics
Elvis Costello - Poor Fractured Atlas Lyrics
Elvis Costello - Shadow and Jimmy Lyrics
Elvis Costello - Strange Lyrics
Elvis Costello - Tears At The Birthday Party Lyrics
Elvis Costello - The Name Of This Thing Is Not Love Lyrics
Elvis Costello - Tiny Steps Lyrics

© 2014 LyricsDepot.com. All Rights Reserved.
All lyrics are the property of their respective authors, artists and labels.