"Missing" as written by and King/simpson/hansen/vinicius De Moraes/lyra....
I prayed heaven today
Would bring its hammer down on me
And pound you out of my head
I can't think with you in it

I dragged all that I owned
Down a dirt road to find you
My shoes worn out and used
They can't take me much farther

Something always takes the place
Of missing pieces
You can take and put together even though
You know there's something missing

The sun burned a hole in my roof
I can't seem to fix it
I hope the rain doesn't come
And wash me down the gutter

She rides in a car like a queen on a card
And the guns of her mind aim a line
Straight at mine to a heart that was broke
Tried to feel but got choked in the smoke of
A desert
A beach with no leisure a night that's so blue
Feed the aching in you and the background
Birds take a flight from the earth
Where the bonfire burns and the night
Current turns on a lifeboat floating
Down a river of sleep
I can't see her hollow eyes
I'm walkin' along with my boots full of rocks
I can't believe these tears were mine
I'll give them to you to put away in a box

Something always takes the place of
Missing pieces you can take and put
Together even though
You know there's something missing
Something always missing always
Someone missing something


Lyrics submitted by Nimbus the Kitten

"Missing" as written by Tracey Thorn Ben Watt

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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    General Commenti can totally relate to this song! it's a great song, probably my favorite song in the cd. This cd is focused really well; in this case, a Mexican feel to the theme. I can imagine this worn out man wandering through the barren desert looking for the femme fatale who broke his heart.
    Phrogexon April 27, 2005   Link

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