"Heartless Romantic" as written by and Murray Lightburn....
I've been a liar and I've been a thief
But now I don't think that is what I want to be
I'll do anything you want any old time
Oh yeah

Don't have money (pockets are empty)
Don't have any looks (I am a dog)
Just borrowed pianos (I'm is coming over)
That I can hardly play (to use what I want to)
I may have a pen somewhere, staff paper too
I'm asking for it

You need some more brandy (got a pack of cigarettes)
You need cocaine (give me more drugs)
You're in self-destruct mode (I'm self-destructing)
Maybe its the pain (and hurting all over)
I don't need anything (Don't need nobody)
I just need you (nobody else)

You and I...
Its all so shameful
You and I...
Its all... its a shame

You're just a loverful.

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"Heartless Romantic" as written by Murray Lightburn

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  • +2
    General CommentI've always heard "You're just unlovable"
    fancydinkon December 27, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis was the first Dears song I heard, and I immediately fell in love with their sound. I adore this song.
    heisinmyeyeson June 07, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMe too :)

    I love the way he sounds like he's singing down a telephone line. It has such a desperate edge to it.
    735513on August 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis too was the first song I ever heard by the Dears and I must say I love it.

    With the lyrics- I'm pretty sure he says 'you need more cocaine' not brandy. I double checked with the song & yeah..

    rockthemsockson December 09, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow... i also had my Dears cherry popped by this song.
    codienecrackeron April 02, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe telephone line effect is indeed pretty spiffy.
    laurentertainingon March 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentanother fool ? I've read loverful somewhere else ... but dont know what it means ... not a native english speaker ... help ?!
    loobiielooon November 01, 2008   Link

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