Pardon Me, Madam, My Name Is Eve

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Pardon me, Madam, my name is Eve
I think it's time for you to leave
I don't believe that we have met
That's one thing you would not forget

In another time or life
When I was his only wife
When I was his only bride
Before I was torn out from his side

In the orchard apples are withering
In the shadows something is slithering
So go along there if you must
And try to do as I suggest
He's just a gathering of dust

And if he can't recall my name
Tell him to take his time, it's worth recovering
Look at me, and what I'm covered in
I'm covered in shame

I came back looking for my man
Wandered everywhere and then
Stood outside and gazed upon
A beautiful garden, a shimmering pond

See the sunlight on the leaves that dapple
Did you see my little teeth marks on the apple?
Don't close the door on the hand I'm offering
There is always someone on the outside doing all of the suffering

In the orchard, apples are withering
In the shadows, something is slithering
But in another time or life
When I was his only wife
When I was his only bride
Before I was torn out
Before I was torn out
Before I was torn out
From his side

Pardon me, Madam, my name is Eve
Pardon me, Madam, my name is Eve
I think it's time for one of us to leave

Pardon Me, Madam, My Name Is Eve
Words byElvis Costello & Loretta Lynn
Music byElvis Costello
Performed byElvis Costello & The Imposters
Produced byElvis Costello & Jason Lader
MusiciansElvis Costello - vocal, Gibson 160E & Epiphone Riviera guitars
Pete Thomas - drums
Davey Faragher - bass
Steve Nieve - Hohner clavinet, Wurlitzer electric piano
Davey Faragher, Elvis Costello - backing vocals
RecordedFebruary 7-14, 2008, Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, CA
ReleasedApril 22, 2008
AlbumsMomofuku, 2008
Length3:53

First known performance:
October 4, 2007, Portland, ME
Last known performance:
November 25, 2013, Wilkes-Barre, PA
     (12 known performances)



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