"No Place For You" as written by and Paul Westerberg....
Nobody claims to
See it coming
Nobody blames you
Can't help thinking

A marriage license, a job was waiting
By your mid-30's
You feel unholy

no place for you
To be a girl
No place for you
They closed your world

No place for you
To live and grow
No place for you
That I know

approaching mirrors
Waiting tables
Fix your lipstick
Don't disappoint those
Who have nothing to do this evening
No day is safe from thoughts of you leaving

no place for you
To be a girl
No place for you
They closed your world

No place for you
To live and grow
No place for you
That I know

Just add water
Someone's done for
I'm getting nervous and there's one more
Just add water
Someone's done for
I'm getting nervous there goes one more

No day is safe from thoughts of you leaving
Marriage license
Can't help thinking
It's all for nothing
She's so unholy
Up in the skies now
She's getting away

No place for you
To be a girl
No place for you
They closed your world

No place for you
To live and grow
No place for you
That I know


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"No Place for You" as written by Paul Westerberg

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    General CommentSong was written about Paul's longtime friend, Katie O'Brien, who killed herself in 1999.

    Paul was quoted as saying "This is a true story, she was starting a new job on Monday, getting married on Saturday and she hung herself with a shower curtain on Friday night".

    I think the "no place for you/to be a girl" line comes from the fact that Katie lost both parents at a young age and had to grow up earlier than most.
    ih8musicon February 16, 2006   Link

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