Now, everybody's breakin' up somebody else's home
Before somebody else starts breaking up their own
I get you in my dreams, you should hear the things you say
It's not that it's so much fun, but it's safer that way

Sneaky feelings, sneaky feelings
You can't let those kind of feelings show
I'd like to get right through the way I feel for you
But I've still got a long way to go

Why don't we call it a day, and we can both confess
You can force me to use a little tenderness
White lies, alibis, now anything but say that it's true
Now we could sit like lovers, staring in each other's eyes
But the magic of the moment might become too much for you

Sneaky feelings, sneaky feelings
You can't let those kind of feelings show
I'd like to get right through the way I feel for you
But I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long, long, long way to go
Oh, I've still got a long way to go


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Sneaky Feelings Lyrics as written by Elvis Costello

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  • +1
    General Commentwhen you're involved with someone, there's often a disconnect between how you feel about them-- complete with all the mental asides, unfaithful thoughts, doubts etc. (sneaky feelings) and the way you think you should feel (sitting like lovers, staring into each other's eyes) according to pop songs and romantic comedies. seems to be influenced a bit by psychotherapeutic ideas about reaching what you 'really feel' about a situation though all the complicating bullshit.

    maybe.
    one or clownon September 12, 2008   Link

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