Asked your permission, Didn't I ...
Asking, permission denied
To self medicate this way once in a while
Aren't you afraid of everything
Your love so you can't appreciate anything
Down on the sofa with a record running
Baby I can't help letting you down
Letting you down
Letting you down

Got your rejection, denied, crying
Coming apart right here before your eye
You aren't disappointed, are you now?
I'm still listening, just tell me what you want
I won't feel a thing, just tell me what you want
Leaving you alone wasn't my decision
Baby it's not easy letting you down
Letting you down
Letting you down


Lyrics submitted by blinxbcr, edited by architexture, Jate, Iwan LloydRoberts

"Blackout" as written by Jordan Houston James Corrine

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    General Comment"Got your rejection, denied" sounds to me like "Got your attention, didn't I". If that's right, the first line would be "Asked your permission, didn't I?"

    I also hear "But you're afraid of everything" and "Dead on the sofa".
    Siroccoon July 30, 2009   Link

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