Okkervil River Whole Wide World Lyrics

[Verse 1]
You would better wear a dress that covers up that bruise
How could I refuse your wish that I do that to you?
You would better take your face from every cloud I see
How could I have known that you would be so deep inside of me?

[Chorus]
That this whole wide world is not wide enough
And this big bright sun is not bright enough

[Verse 2]
You would better call your brother say I would not be there
Though when I think of your hair I have to stop the car
You should not tell them that you have seen my face somewhere
When I leaned in your direction I leaned much too far

[Chorus]
Now this whole wide world is not wide enough
And this big bright sun is not bright enough
And you could not have lied enough to make me believe
The lean loveless highway without end
Some things get broken and they never fix again

[Verse 3]
You would better buy your ticket pay for it yourself
Here is one for your health and here is one empty window seat
All crooked all bloody I will take my leave
All the leaves fall and the turnpike lie in front of me

[Chorus] [x2]
And this whole wide world is not wide enough
And this big bright sun is not bright enough
And you could not have lied enough to make me believe

[Outro]
You were telling the truth to me

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