"Twist The Knife" as written by and Ryan Adams Michael Daly....
Tenderly, tenderly Please take my breath from me Into the fountains And up from the graves Tearfully, joyfully Burn what is left of me I don't want these burdens I've handsomely You'll be my guest And I'll let you stay Leave me the check I'll pay with the rest of my life Twist the knife Carefully, quietly You took what's young from me I didn't deserve it I gave it away Cowardly, thoughtlessly You walk away from me And I'll tear my heart out To save you the day And you'll be my guest And I'll let you stay Leave me the check I'll pay with the rest of my life Twist the knife Tenderly, tenderly Please take my breath from me Into the fountain And up from the graves


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"Twist the Knife" as written by Ryan Adams Michael Daly

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    General CommentMaybe the song's about hopeless devotion; she's reflecting on what she's lost and given up to her love. there's a tone of deep regret, but also that she'd do it again. in any case, an underrated song of neko that i think ranks among her best.
    zeebon June 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentJust a tidbit: this one was cowritten by Mike Daly and Ryan Adams from Whiskeytown.
    Rupe33on August 16, 2007   Link

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