"Alibi" as written by and Elvis Costello....
You did it 'cause you wanted, alibi, alibi
And you took it, 'cause you need it, alibi, alibi

But if I've done something wrong there's no "ifs and buts"
'Cause I love you just as much as I hate your guts
Alibi, alibi, alibi

And you don't need anybody, alibi, alibi
But you are the only one that knows this, alibi, alibi
You deserve it, 'cause you're special, alibi, alibi
Maybe Jesus wants you for a sunbeam, alibi, alibi

But if I've left something out, I apologize
But if you look in my eyes then I'm sure you'll see
Alibis, alibis, alibis

Sometimes I'm so forgiving, oh-oh
Everything seems bad to me
But I can't go on living, oh-oh
With this alibi, alibi, alibi

"Insane," what a mundane alibi, alibi
And you only wanted to be famous, alibi, alibi
Sorry, but your mommy doesn't love you, alibi, alibi
Stop me if you've heard this alibi, alibi

But if I've done something right then don't be surprised
There are soldiers who will kill but refuse to die

But if I've done something wrong there's no "ifs and buts"
'Cause I love you just as much as I hate your guts
Alibi, alibi, alibi, alibi

You were weak, you couldn't help it, alibi, alibi
But you never had a pony, alibi, alibi

But if I've left something out, I apologize
But if you look in my eyes then I'm sure you'll see
Alibis, alibis, alibis

And you're such a people person, alibi, alibi
And I will be true to you forever, alibi, alibi
But you're stupid and you're lazy, alibi, alibi
Maybe we can make the future better, alibi, alibi

But if I've done something wrong there's no "ifs and buts"
'Cause I love you just as much as I hate your guts
Alibi, alibi, alibi, alibi

Sometimes I'm so forgiving, oh-oh
Everything seems bad to me, oh
But I can't go on living, oh-oh
With this alibi, alibi, alibi

You were happy, you were poor
And more honest and that's your alibi, alibi
Sister is a whore, brother isn't sure, alibi, alibi
You don't fit the body that you're trapped in, alibi, alibi
And papa's got a brand-new alibi, alibi

But if I've done something wrong there's no "ifs and buts"
'Cause I love you just as much as I hate your guts
But if I've left something out, I apologize
But if you look in my eyes then I'm sure you'll see
Alibis, alibis, alibis, alibis


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"Alibi" as written by Elvis Costello

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