He cut a stunning figure on the dance floor
The people came from miles and miles
A graceful gait and deathless execution
He elevated every style

The hometown daughters clutched their heaving chests
When they watched him turn his pirouettes
"Will you forget us when you're famous?"
He joined a touring company
By and by

And they were crying that same day
The greatest living dancer
He left no answer

He toured the country and he toured abroad
You should have heard the way they would applaud
His reputation didn't just precede him
It led the dancer by his nose

But they were faithless watching every show
Another city and another standing O
And the attention went to his head, yeah
Not unlike Isadora

It made the places blend with faces (The places blend with faces)
And people fall between them
He'd never see them fall
Never see them fall
Never see them fall
Never see them fall

A tragic limited engagement
He danced the tango Argentine
In front of millions of Brazilians
A fall like they had never seen, or heard, a crash

And they was crying that same day
The greatest living dancer
He'd never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again (You got me running out of time again)
Never dance again (You got me running out of time again)
Never dance again (You got me running out of time again)
Never dance again (You got me running out of, out of time again)
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again
Never dance again


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    Lyric Correctiongreat song! but i think where you have "It made the places that (???)" the lyrics are "It made the places blend with faces." also, it sounds like the line, "he brought out millions of Brazilians, like all that they had never seen, or heard, a crash" should be "in front of millions of brazilians, a fall like they had never seen, or heard, a crash". just some corrections there. and i guess i should just say that i downloaded the album dead sea scrolls from harveydanger.com and I LOVE IT.
    Stephkk1478on November 17, 2010   Link

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