Mr. & Mrs. Hush

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I tripped through a house
of mirrors
Distorted my suspicions and fears
(I heard a whisper)
There is a place where those
secrets begin
(They had a list)
I gave my name and they invited
me in
(But here's the twist)
A sign flickered and it started
to flash
"Welcome Mr. and Mrs. Hush"

Haven't you tired of that
darkness yet?
Didn't you cry your heart out?
It's only a dream.
What is it about love you
can't accept?
Are you ready?
Are you ready?
Are you ready?
To be
Mr. and Mrs. Hush

But it was something I just
couldn't understand
Until I slipped my finger into
the band
Just think what those eyes
might betray
Stare hard and now don't
look away

Haven't you tired of that
darkness yet?
Didn't you cry your heart out?
It's only a dream.
What is it about love you
can't accept?
Are you ready?
Are you ready?
Are you ready?
To be
Mr. and Mrs. Hush

I don't know if I'm deep down
right inside her heart
Or outside her door
I don't know if I have the key
to either
Uncertain if I should take
her hand or leave her

(I thought I saw her)
It's a game of blindfold and bluff
(I thought I saw her)
You know I love you
Is it ever enough?
(I thought I saw her)
Oh, what did I know
(I thought I saw her)
Heigh-ho and there you go
(I thought I saw her)
A voice that caresses and heels
like spurs
(I thought I saw her)
What if you walked in with some
other fella
(I thought I saw her)
Heat is rising
And red is the colour
(I thought I saw her)
Green is the colour of my true
love's eyes
(I thought I saw her)
And green is the colour of
those jealous disguises

Haven't you tired of that
darkness yet?
Didn't you cry your heart out?
It's only a dream.
What is it about love you
can't accept?
Are you ready?
Are you ready?
Are you ready?
To be
Mr. and Mrs. Hush

Mr. & Mrs. Hush
Written byElvis Costello
Performed byElvis Costello & The Imposters
Produced bySebastian Krys & Elvis Costello
Vocal arrangementElvis Costello
Horn arrangementElvis Costello
MusiciansElvis Costello - vocals, Wurlitzer electric piano, electric guitar
Steve Nieve - piano
Davey Faragher - bass
Pete Thomas - drums
Elvis Costello, Davey Faragher & Tommy Faragher - vocal group
Steve Bernstein - trumpet
Doug Wieselman - tenor and baritone saxophone
Clark Gayton - trombone, bass trombone
ReleasedOctober 12, 2018
AlbumsLook Now, 2018
Length3:46

First known performance:
November 2, 2018, Bethlehem, PA
Last known performance:
December 4, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada
     (16 known performances)


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