"France" as written by and Peter Doherty Carl Barat....
The ideal girl,
In London from France
Came Over and left me,
She left me entranced
Now I have to get by,
Once again on my own,
Nothing but memories

See I remember your eyes,
In their dark shade of brown,
While these blue eyes of mine,
They stay closed
I kissed you goodby on the M-109
I choked as I watched the bus go, oh-oh

Choking and smoking to your angelic soul,
Choking and smoking myself into a hole,
Where the only way out is to sleep and to dream,
And to cry out your na-a-ame


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"France" as written by Peter Doherty Carl Barat

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    General Commentits 'that unique shade of brown' not that fine shade of brown' beutiful song made me cry lol!
    libertines_loveron October 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song almost made me smash the screen when i first heard it. Luckily it grew on me. It's Carl singing about an old girlfriend... "choking and smoking myself into a hole" particularly got me.
    merrygoroundon November 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, it's the hidden one their 'The Libertines' album. It's so sweet and sad. Poor Carl!
    the_libertineon February 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYeah and his voice is pure sexy. You need a few slow meaningful acoustics stuck in here and there from your favourite band!
    i-got-sweetson March 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of the best songs on the album! A perfect note to end the album on. Shame they broke up :-s
    rustlerthehustleron June 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWhat a song!!! Carl at his brilliant best
    mojo_pinon July 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe song is so sweet and painful i just love carl's voice in this song
    cobain_grrrlon April 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love the Legs XI demo of this song the most, with Carl lighting up a fag and the random Pete intro/Carl outbursts.

    Laaaaaaaadiesss and Geeeeeentlemeeen, Carlos Barat with his self penned contemporary ballad classic.......
    Evil Herbivoreon May 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love the Legs XI demo of this song the most, with Carl lighting up a fag and the random Pete intro/Carl outbursts.

    Laaaaaaaadiesss and Geeeeeentlemeeen, Carlos Barat with his self penned contemporary ballad classic.......
    Evil Herbivoreon May 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is lucid, no explanation is necessary.
    NigellusNTon January 13, 2007   Link

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