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Squeeze - Tempted Lyrics

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TitleTempted
ArtistSqueeze
AlbumGold [2005], Track 9
20th Century Masters [2004], Track 10
Big Squeeze: Very Best Of Squeeze [2002], Track 9
Spot The Difference [2000], Track 13
5 Live [1999], Track 17
Master Series [1998], Track 6
Piccadilly Collection [1996], Track 10
Greatest Hits [1994], Track 8
Classics, Vol. 25 [1987], Track 16
Singles: 45's And Under [1983], Track 10
East Side Story [1981], Track 3
GenreClassical, Pop, Rock
Duration00:03:50
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Song lyrics
I bought a toothbrush, some toothpaste
A flannel for my face
Pajamas, a hairbrush, new shoes and a case
I said to my reflection, let's get out of this place

Pass the church and the steeple, the laundry on the hill
Billboards and the buildings
Memories of it still keep calling, and calling
But forget it all I know I will

Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted, but the truth is discovered
What's been going on, now that you have gone
There's no other
Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted, but the truth is discovered

I'm at the carpark, the airport, the baggage carousel
The people keep on grabbing, ain't wishing I was well
I said, it's no occasion, it's no story I can tell

At my bedside, empty pocket, a foot without a sock
Your body gets much closer, I fumble for the clock
Alarmed by the seduction, I wish that it would stop

Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted, but the truth is discovered
What's been going on, now that you have gone
There's no other
Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted, but the truth is discovered

I bought a novel, some perfume, a fortune all for you
But it's not my conscience that hates to be untrue
I asked of my reflection, tell me what is there to do?

Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted, but the truth is discovered
What's been going on, now that you have gone
There's no other
Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted, but the truth is discovered

Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted, but the truth is discovered
Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted, but the truth is discovered

(Repeat)
submitted by Shel
corrected by VirileVagabond on November 12th, 2005




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 Song comments
0 likes - like | 16-02-2008 04:50 Blackbird_x 
Blackbird_x
 
109 posts
Ah memories.
=D one of my faves.
0 likes - like | 30-08-2007 19:43 Veronica_2011 
Veronica_2011
 
125 posts
i love the voice.
0 likes - like | 10-06-2006 20:26 me283 
me283
 
9 posts
The writer is Chris Difford. He also has his own solo stuff out now, and it's incredible. He is a truly great guy, really genuine and ever so friendly.
0 likes - like | 05-05-2005 17:31 italian_boy_92 
italian_boy_92
 
11,799 posts
This is one of my faves song... great
0 likes - like | 25-03-2005 11:23 hermis 
hermis
 
201 posts
This song old but good anyway
0 likes - like | 31-01-2005 19:35 zagloveslyrics 
zagloveslyrics
 
10 posts
Who is the writer?
0 likes - like | 17-01-2005 20:51 stones_fan 
stones_fan
 
30 posts
This song is in Vice City! IT rules! 'Up The Junction' is a good'un too!
0 likes - like | 17-09-2004 00:46 faked_kiss 
faked_kiss
 
99 posts
this song is absolutely amazing..so unique..*humms*
0 likes - like | 13-09-2004 19:59 me283 
me283
 
9 posts
Possibly my fave song of all time. I recently met the writer... great guy! One of my all time heroes.
0 likes - like | 25-06-2004 00:45 nirvanafreak90 
nirvanafreak90
 
1,189 posts
this song is wierd but cool