I followed you as far as Spike
But there were some I didn't like at all
I said I liked it all
Goodbye Cruel World and Almost Blue
And half of Trust, to name a few
The twilight of your embers
I couldn't see how true your aim was

Elvis, I don't love you
Elvis, I don't love you
Elvis, I don't love you anymore

Bought every single reissue
Read each appalling interview
In which you talked like rock was just some silly phase that you went through
But even when your heart got set
On Bacharach and string quartets
My ringing ears drew closer
To parse the pose of the composer

Elvis, I don't love you
Elvis, I don't love you
Elvis, I don't love you anymore

I felt your pain, it didn't hurt
Tastes like cold revenge
Maybe just deserts
You'll never know how much you meant to me
I think I speak for all of us when now I say, "You've gotta go"
And if you must, you must, you must

We all enjoyed your Brutal Youth
We'd like it back, to tell the truth
We grew apart, we both know how
I hope that you're happy now

Elvis, I don't love you
Elvis, I don't love you
Elvis, I don't love you anymore

Elvis, I don't love you
Elvis, I don't love you
Elvis, I don't love you anymore

Oh, I just don't know where to begin


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    General CommentThis song is about starting off as a huge Elvis Costello fan and then becoming more and more dissatisfied with him as he "progresses" and how he is really hit and miss (either really good or really bad). The whole song is filled with allusions to Elvis Costello songs and albums.
    TheFlipanatoron September 01, 2009   Link

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