Fiona Apple Paper Bag Lyrics

When the Pawn… Track Listing
Enhanced CD 1
  • 1 On the Bound
  • 2 To Your Love
  • 3 Limp
  • 4 Love Ridden
  • 5 Paper Bag
  • 6 A Mistake
  • 7 Fast as You Can
  • 8 The Way Things Are
  • 9 Get Gone
  • 10 I Know
  • I was staring at the sky, just looking for a star
    To pray on, or wish on, or something like that
    I was having a sweet fix of a daydream of a boy
    Whose reality I knew, was a hopeless to be had
    But then the dove of hope began its downward slope
    And I believed for a moment that my chances
    Were approaching to be grabbed
    But as it came down near, so did a weary tear
    -I thought it was a bird, but it was just a paper bag
    -Hunger hurts, and I want him so bad, oh it kills
    Cuz I know I'm a mess he don't wanna clean up
    I got to fold cuz these hands are too shaky to hold
    -Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love
    And I went crazy again today, looking for a strand to climb
    Looking for a little hope
    Baby said he couldn't stay, wouldn't put his lips to mine,
    And a fail to kiss is a fail to cope
    I said, "Honey, I don't feel so good, don't feel justified
    Come on put a little love here in my void,' - he said
    "It's all in your head,' and I said, "So's everything' -
    But he didn't get it - I thought he was a man
    But he was just a little boy
    -Hunger hurts, and I want him so bad, oh it kills
    Cuz I know I'm a mess he don't wanna clean up
    I got to fold cuz these hands are too shaky to hold
    -Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love
    -Hunger hurts, and I want him so bad, oh it kills
    Cuz I know I'm a mess he don't wanna clean up
    I got to fold cuz these hands are too shaky to hold
    -Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love


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

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