There goes my baby, there goes my only one
I think she loves me, but she don't want to let on
Yeah, she likes to keep me guessin'
She's got me on the fence with that little bit of mystery
She's a complex kid and she's always been so hard to figure out
Yeah, she always likes to leave me with a shadow of a doubt

Ooh

Sometimes at night I wait around 'til she gets off
She don't like workin', she says she hates her boss
But she's got me askin' questions, she's got me on the fence
With that little certain something, she's a complex kid
And she's always been so hard to get around
Yeah, she always likes to leave me with a shadow of a doubt

Just a shadow of a doubt, she says it keeps me runnin'
I'm trying to figure out if she's leadin' up to something
Ooh

And when she's dreamin', sometimes she sings in French
But in the morning, she don't remember it

But she's got me thinking 'bout it
Yeah, she's got me on the fence
With that little bit of mystery, she's a complex kid
And she's always been so hard to live without
Yeah, she always likes to leave me, with a shadow of a doubt
Well a shadow of a doubt
Oh, a shadow of a doubt


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Shadow of a Doubt (A Complex Kid) Lyrics as written by Tom Petty

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    Pretty simple, about a girl who the guy thinks could be leading him onto something.

    Taylariosoon February 04, 2007   Link
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    simple lyrically, but the music sounds great, especially the bongos in the beginning.

    Flyersfanon May 14, 2008   Link

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