The little thoughts came rushing in
Whilst I watched for a sign from him
When all the while was clear as day
That I should go and he should stay

I took his love like it was mine
I squeezed the truth until it lied
It took some time for cracks to show
Should I stay or should he go?

The simple story that you told me
Is a little different than you showed me
The simple story, unfurling slowly
Is if you lay down with a dream
You'll wake up lonely

The fog will cast a certain shade
So what you see is how what's made
It's mark will show you what to do
When hope pretends it's made you new

(Love lied)
(Love lied)
(But I'm the reason)
(Love died)

The simple story
(Love lied)
That you told me
(Love lied)
Is a little different than what you showed me
(Love died)

The sky wraps 'round the mountaintops
The watch unwinds until it stops
Some things will always be the way they are
And that is how they'll stay

The simple story
(Love lied)
That you told me
(Love lied)
Is a little different than what you showed me
(Love died)

The simple story
(Love lied)
Unfurling slowly
(Love lied)
Is if you lay down with a dream
You'll wake up lonely
(Love died)


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"The Simple Story" as written by Leslie Feist Jason Beck

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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