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The Decemberists The Engine Driver Lyrics

Last updated: 02/01/2008 10:00:00 AM

I'm an engine driver
On a long run, on a long run
Would I were beside her
She's a long one, such a long one

And if you don't love me let me go
And if you don't love me let me go

I'm a county lineman
On the high line, on the high line
So will be my grandson
There are powerlines in our bloodlines

And if you don't love me let me go
And if you don't love me let me go

And I am a writer, writer of fictions
I am the heart that you call home
And I've written pages upon pages
Trying to rid you from my bones
My bones
My bones

I'm a money lender
I have fortunes upon fortunes
Take my hand for tender
I am tortured, ever tortured

And if you don't love me let me go
And if you don't love me let me go

And I am a writer, writer of fictions
I am the heart that you call home
And I've written pages upon pages
Trying to rid you from my bones
I am a writer, I am all that you have hoped on

And I've written pages upon pages
Trying to rid you from my bones
My bones
My bones

(And if you don't love me let me go)
And if you don't love me let me go
(And if you don't love me let me go)
And if you don't love me let me go

Thanks to frannyg@gmail.com for submitting The Engine Driver Lyrics.



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Touching | Reviewer: Anonymous | 1/31/2008

i think this song is really moving, especially the "If you don't love me let me go" part and the verse about the money lender, I think it's really something.
I wasn't really a big fan of the Decemberists but it really is a touching song.



sweeeeet | Reviewer: caroline | 11/13/2007

I'm not in love with the entire song, but some parts are just so bittersweet-- they make you sad in a good way. look up kiersten holine on youtube or myspace and you can download her cover of this. it's so good.



:) | Reviewer: Anonymous | 7/25/2007

this song is so deep... but it is really pretty and makes you think of that special someone :)



Endless road...endless life | Reviewer: Anonymous | 7/2/2007

How can you possibly tell that to somebody? don't get me wrong. Thank you, Fifee



Ahh... And You Hated Indie for Its Pretentiousness | Reviewer: Axelle | 10/12/2006

This song is awesome, soulful, sweet, catchy, and you should go listen to it right now.



Wicked | Reviewer: Katchi | 4/26/2006

Its moving, modivational and brilliant. If you have the chance to listen to it, then do so.