"Kylie From Connecticut" as written by and Benjamin Scott Folds....
It's just a thought, but where did it come from
What does she do with it if it comes back
A note from his assistant is there by the telephone
She wonders again as she turns out the lights

[Chorus]
Kylie is calling from Connecticut
She says you've got the number
It says Kylie is calling from Connecticut
It's back on her mind as she closes her eyes

She believes there are things you shouldn't know about
When you've been married for thirty-five years
And her heart belongs to a man that she hadn't seen
Since a magical night when the children were small

[Chorus]

Kylie is calling from Connecticut
It's probably nothing, yeah nothing at all
Kylie is calling from Connecticut
It's back on her mind as she's reading old letters
That she left in the closet with the pictures she cherished
She never told a soul for the last thirty years
Now she closes her eyes


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"Kylie from Connecticut" as written by Benjamin Scott Folds Ben Folds

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    General Commentwell, i'm not gonna argue with Ben here, but i think its even more moving to think of this woman's old love as the man her husband used to be. i really cant see her keeping pictures of another man in their closet for 30 years, but i can see that her husband may have changed decades ago and she misses who he used to be and thinks about him late at night in contrast to the scummy, cheating bastard he's become.
    mr miyagion November 10, 2008   Link

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