American Slang - The Gaslight Anthem

Look what you started
I seem to be coming out of my skin
And look what you've forgotten here
The bandages just don't keep me in

And when it was over, I woke up alone
And when it was over, I woke up alone

And they cut me to ribbons and taught me to drive
(In a dream I had, oh in dream I had)
I got your name tattooed inside of my arm
(In a dream I had, oh in dream I had)
And I called for my father, but my father had died
(In a dream I had, oh in dream I had)
While you told me fortunes in American slang

And look at the damage
The fortunes came for the richer men
While we're left with gallows
Just waiting for us liars to come down and hang

And when it was over, I woke up alone
And when it was over, I woke up alone

And they cut me to ribbons and taught me to drive
(In a dream I had, oh in dream I had)
I got your name tattooed inside of my arm
(In a dream I had, oh in dream I had)
And I called for my father, but my father had died
(In a dream I had, oh in dream I had)
While you told me fortunes in American slang

And here's where we died that time last year
And where the angels and devils meet
And you can dance with the queen if you need
And she will always keep your cards close to her heart

Oh, so close to her heart
Before they tear you apart, mmm

Well they cut me to ribbons and taught me to drive
I got your name tattooed inside of my arm
And I called for my father, but my father had died
(In a dream I had, oh in dream I had)
And we called for our mothers, but our mothers have died
(In a dream I had, oh in dream I had)
And you told us fortunes in American slang

Oh, you told me fortunes in American slang

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