Fiona Apple Left Alone Lyrics

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We made your made your overtures
When you were show an orotund mutt
And I was still a dew on petals
Rather than a moribund slut
My love wrecked you
You packed to twirl your skirt at the palace
It hurt more than it ought to hurt
I went to work to cultivate a callus

[Hook]
And now I'm hard, too hard to know
I don't cry when I'm sad anymore, no no
Tears calcify in my [?]
Fears go inside [?]

How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left alone?

Oh, when I try to love
I can save the same man in the same bed in the same city
But not in the same room, it's a pity, but
Oh, it never bothered me before
Not 'til this guy, what a guy, oh God what a good guy
And I can't even enjoy him

[Hook]

How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left alone
Alone, alone

My ills are articulate
My woes are granular
The ants weigh more than the elephants
Nothing, nothing is manageable
So couldn't we validictories?
I could see you enjoy that
Shut it and forget my number

[Hook]

How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left alone
The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Every Single Night
  • 2 Daredevil
  • 3 Valentine
  • 4 Jonathan
  • 5 Left Alone
  • 6 Werewolf
  • 7 Periphery
  • 8 Regret
  • 9 Anything We Want
  • 10 Hot Knife


  • Written by: Fiona Apple Maggart
    Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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