"Just a Memory" as written by and Elvis Costello....
Layin' about, lyin' in bed
Maybe it was something that I thought I'd said
With the tempo of today and the temptation of tomorrow
I don't know if I could give you anything but sorrow
They stay alive this late on Radio Five
But the pen that I write with won't tell the truth
Cause the moments that I can't recall
Are the moments that you treasure
Better take another measure for measure
Losing you is just a memory
Memories don't mean that much to me
Losing you is just a memory
Memories don't mean that much to me

Now you're here, I'm here too
Could be this easy for me and you

Losing you is just a memory
Memories don't mean that much to me
Losing you is just a memory
Memories don't mean that much to me

Lyin' about layin' in bed
Maybe it was something that I thought I'd said


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"Just a Memory" as written by Elvis Costello

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    General CommentThis is a song Elvis wrote about me and an old boyfriend. HOw MUCH I regret having broken up with him and now I can't tell him how I feel -- because we're married -- but not to each other.

    Oh wait, that was just a trip down Delusional Lane. Back to reality now. This is Elvis being his sad, sage self writing about loss and regrets -- coming to terms with lost chances. But thanks, Elvis, it makes me feel a little less terrible that I can't tell him how I feel now. I write him letters "But the pen that I write with won't tell the truth." That's the truth.
    FLY2venuson November 11, 2008   Link

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