"Fair" as written by and Ben Folds....
Well, he shouted out his last word
and he stumbled through the yard
and she shattered her last china plate
and spun off in the car
When he lunged onto the hood
she stopped to tell him she'd been wrong
He was thrown head over heels
into the traffic coming on

But then
All is fair
all is fair in love

Did you get my other letters
sometimes I think I oughta call
cause you know I often
wonder if you open them at all
Every couple nights or so
you know you pop into my dreams
I just can't get rid of you
like you got rid of me
Ohh but I send my best
Cause God knows you've seen
my worst

Yeah well
All is fair
all is fair in love

All this breathing in never
breathing out

All this breathing in never
breathing out

All this breathing in never
breathing out

All this breathing in never
breathing out

Well I guess she made her way
through the mob too late to
hear him say
That he'd gotten all he wanted
a crowd to watch him bear the pain
he'd been keeping in
(So what) So what

But then
All is fair
all is fair in love

Am I right?
Am I right?
Not only am I right
I'm lonely and I'm right
Yeah


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"Fair" as written by Ben Folds

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    General CommentLike so many off this album this is quite a bitter some about a failed relationship.

    "I guess she made her way through the mob too late to hear him say
    That he'd gotten all he'd wanted A crowd to watch him bear the pain"

    I'd interpreted this as suicide.

    "All is fair in love" is saying that he's getting his own back, even if it is in a terrible way.
    PeterPumkinheadon March 04, 2010   Link

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