Aimee Mann - The Fall Of The World's Own Optimist Lyrics




There's no charity in you
And that surprises me
I guess I thought you were
A golden idol
'Cause I called you majesty
On the balustrade
You watched me hunt for tips
I was obliged to pick up
From the passing trade

Hey, kids-look at this
It's the fall of the world's own optimist
I could get back up if you insist
But you'll have to ask politely
'Cause the eggshells I've been treading
Couldn't spare me a beheading
And I'll know I had it coming
From a Caesar who was only slumming
Hey, kids-look at this
It's the fall of the world's own optimist

Well, I could have objections
Which you could override
But what's the point
We're only flogging the horse
When the horseman has up and died
Once I testified
And swore I'd never leave a stone unturned
I bet you're really glad that I lied

Hey, kids-look at this
It's the fall of the world's own optimist
I could get back up if you insist
But you'll have to ask politely
'Cause the eggshells I've been treading
Couldn't spare me a beheading
And I'll know I had it coming
From a Caesar who was only slumming
Hey, kids-look at this
It's the fall of the world's own optimist

Hey, kids-look at this
It's the fall of the world's own optimist
I could get back up if you insist
But you'll have to ask politely
Yes, you'll have to ask politely
Yes, you'll have to ask politely





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Aimee Mann The Fall Of The World's Own Optimist Comments
  1. Duck

    難しいプロジェクトだよ

  2. なんかいい

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  4. carolsiskind

    Excuse me but this song was written by Aimee Mann AND Elvis Costello.

    Jeff Schneider

    And his rendition of it is really good, too.

    colby dix

    +Jeff Schneider yeah, the elvis demo is incredible. i love aimee, but elvis' version crushes it for me.

  5. mary cigarettes

    her singing just gets better with age..i met her ex boyfriend in passing once..... a handsome guy called jules shear....there's lovely song she did in a band called til tuesday called 'coming up close' which i love so much...talented lady getting even better and better with age.

  6. imdanhoover

    there you is...very cool..