He didn’t come home till the light of the day
He wasn’t with her he would say
They fought through the morning and all of the day
She’d have to kill him to get him to stay

Killing him didn’t make the love go away
Killing him didn’t make the love go away
Killing him didn’t make the love go away
Killing him didn’t make the love go away

She gave him everything that she had
Changed anything he said was bad

Love weighed on her heart like marble stone
Flash of the knife, he was gone
Said he would give her the sun and the moon
Now all she has is this eight-by-eight room

Killing him didn’t make the love go away
Killing him didn’t make the love go away
Killing him didn’t make the love go away
Killing him didn’t make the love go away

She thought of him every night and all of the day
Missing the baby she did away
Blowing kisses to the concrete sky
Hoping they’d reach him in heaven high

Love weighed on her heart like marble stone
Flash of the knife, he was gone
Said he would give her the sun and the moon
Now all she has is this eight-by-eight room


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    General CommentI saw her live 27/10/08 in Belfast N.Ireland (supporting Seasick Steve). She introduced this song by explaining that it was inspired by a news clip of a woman who'd killed her husband who was screaming "Killing him didn’t make the love go away" as she was dragged off in handcuffs
    gsleithon October 28, 2008   Link

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