Too Blue

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There may be a break in the road
The future looks drab and dreary
But if you were here with me, dear
I'd spin you a line that's far from cheer

There's always some scribe
Who's taken the bribe
Describing some Gentleman Jim
Who says he's in love with a beautiful girl
But she don't care about him

Say what you do
That sky is much too blue
You'll know sorrow
That's deeper than the ocean
It's a pitiful chain of events
You'd think that I might have more sense
He says "The birds in the braches may whistle and croon"
"But they're singing out of tune"

There may be bend in the track
But if you come back to see me
I'll be waiting patiently here
And if you believe that then I fear
There's always some clown
Who's bringing me down
By humming a tragic refrain
He says he's in love with a beautiful girl
But he doesn't know her name

But if you were here with me, dear
I'd spin you a line that's far from cheer

There's always some scribe
Who's taken the bribe
Describing some Gentleman Jim
Who says he's in love with a beautiful girl
But she don't care about him

Say what you do
That sky is much too blue
You'll know sorrow
That's deeper than the ocean
It's a pitiful chain of events
You'd think that I might have more sense
He says "The birds in the branches may whistle and croon"
"But they're singing out of tune"

Too Blue
Written byElvis Costello
Performed byElvis Costello
Produced byElvis Costello & Kevin Killen
Arranged byElvis Costello
MusiciansElvis Costello - vocals, piano
Steve Nieve - B3 Hammond organ
Peter Erskine - drums
Michael Formanek - bass
Bill Ware - vibraphone
RecordedApril-May 2003, Nola Studios and/or Avatar Studios, New York
ReleasedSeptember 11, 2003
AlbumsNorth (Japan bonus track), 2003
Length2:50

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