Got a letter at the door
It was the ending of the war
Void of any sentiment
Look at all the time she spent
She's as patient as a gun
Getting the shine
Against the sun
It's looking like
The settlement is almost done

She says she's giving back her ring
Isn't keeping anything
Hoping she remembers good
What she never said she would
When she asked if he could change
It never was quite the same
That's because
The settlement had been arranged

She could never seem to tell
What he didn't want to let her feel
It's just as well
The settlement is in the mail
Void of any sentiment
Like he never had a friend
Think of all the time you spent
Making rent
And miracles that came and went
And she's so fucked and beautiful


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    General CommentA breakup song that's not full of self-pity. A settlement could be like a divorce settlement or a leper colony. This is the last song on David's first album in the US, and the first song on David's first album in the UK. They're slightly different versions.
    Mockstaron March 13, 2005   Link

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