You always wanted a lover
I only wanted a job
I've always worked for a living
How am I gonna get through?
How am I gonna get through?

I come here looking for money
Got to have it
And end up leaving with love, oh, oh
Now you've left me with nothing
Can't take it
How am I gonna get through?
How am I gonna get through?

I bought you drinks, I brought you flowers
I read you books and talked for hours
Every day, so many drinks
Such pretty flowers, so tell me
What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?
What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?
What have I, what have I, what have I

Since you went away I've been hanging around
I've been wondering why I'm feeling down
You went away, it should make me feel better
But I don't know, oh
How I'm gonna get through? (What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)
How I'm gonna get through? (What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)

You always wanted me to be something I wasn't
You always wanted too much, oh, oh
Now I can do what I want to, forever
How am I gonna get through?
How am I gonna get through?

At night, the people come and go
They talk too fast, and walk too slow
Chasing time from hour to hour
I pour the drinks and crush the flowers
What have I, what have I done to deserve this?
What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?
What have I, what have I, what have I

Since you went away I've been hanging around
I've been wondering why I'm feeling down
You went away, it should make me feel better
But I don't know, oh
How I'm gonna get through, baby? (What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)
How I'm gonna get through? (What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)
How I'm gonna get through, baby? (What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)
How I'm gonna get through? Tell me (what have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)
How I'm gonna get through, baby? (What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)
How I'm gonna get through, ahh (what have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)

Gonna get through
Gonna get through

(What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)
I'm gonna get through, right?
(What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)

We don't have to fall apart (what have I, what have I)
We don't have to fight (what have I done to deserve this?)
We don't need to go to hell and back (what have I, what have I)
Every night (what have I done to deserve this?)
You never ever love me (what have I, what have I)
Can you think of me? (What have I done to deserve this?)
Ohh-oh (what have I, what have I)
Babe (what have I done to deserve this?)

We don't have to fall apart (what have I, what have I)
We don't have to fight (what have I done to deserve this?)
We don't need to go to hell and back (what have I, what have I)
Every night (what have I done to deserve this?)

(What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?) Ooh baby
(What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?)
Ow, how am I gonna get through?
(What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?) Baby yeah
How I'm gonna get through?
(What have I, what have I, what have I done to deserve this?) Ooh-ooh

How I'm gonna get through?


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"What Have I Done to Deserve This?" as written by Christopher Sean Lowe Neil Francis Tennant

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    General CommentAccording to Neil Tennant, it's about a man who works at a construction site. He has an affair with the woman who's his boss, then they break up.

    I love this song! Especially the bit:
    I bought you drinks, I brought you flowers
    I read you books and talked for hours
    Every day, so many drinks
    Such pretty flowers
    neutrinoon July 26, 2008   Link

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