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Lush life

by Queen Latifah. Buy album CD: The Dana Owens Album

[Written in 1949 by Billy Strayhorn, the noted Duke Ellington collaborator]

I used to visit all the very gay places
Those come what may places
Where one relaxes on the axis of the wheel of life
To get the feel of life...
From jazz and cocktails.

The girls I knew had sad and sullen gray faces
With distant gay traces
That used to be there you could see where they'd been washed away
By too many through the day...
Twelve o'clock tales.

Then you came along with your siren of song
To tempt me to madness!
I thought for a while that your poignant smile was tinged with the sadness
Of a great love for me.

Ah yes! I was wrong...
I was wrong.

Life is lonely again,
And only last year everything seemed so sure.
Now life is awful again,
A troughful of hearts could only be a bore.
A week in paris will ease the bite of it,
All I care is to smile in spite of it.

I'll forget you, I will
While yet you are still burning inside my brain.
Romance is mush,
Stifling those who strive.
I'll live a lush life in some small dive...
And there I'll be, while I rot
With the rest of those whose lives are lonely, too..

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Album: The Dana Owens Album (2004) Lyrics
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  1. If i ad you
  2. Nobody's mood for love
  3. The same love that made me laugh
  4. Baby get lost
  5. I put a spell on you
  6. Simply beautiful
  7. Same Love
  8. Moody's Mood
  9. Close your eyes
  10. California dreamin'
  11. Hard times
  12. Mercy, mercy, mercy
  13. Hello stranger
  14. If I Had You
  15. Lush life


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