Mermaid

Regina Spektor


I am a mermaid
But I've sold my voice
For a pair of feet
That tend to bleed
When I go walking in the road

I am a mermaid
But I've sold my voice
For a couple of feet
And they always bleed
When I go walking in these streets

And I once saw a most beautiful man at the local record store
He bumped into me and said, well excuse me, young ma'am, but haven't I seen your pretty eyes somewhere before?
I smiled, but gestured at my throat
To show that I was mute
Well, he quickly looked down at the floor
And shuffled in his boots
Aw, he was out of there so fast

I am a mermaid
But I've sold my voice
For a midnight train
And a bump of cocaine
And an old photo of Ballets Russes

I am a mermaid
But I have sold my voice
For a bottle of gin
'Cause I can't swim
And I sure don't want to float

Oh, I was so lonely walking out of that store
And back into the busy people street
When I overhead, I heard an argument
A woman opened up her window, threw a flower pot from it
I was startled by the crash
But went over to find the little plant
I quickly emptied it out my paper coffee cup and
Adopted it
Transplanted it
Took it home and
Named it Mozart

I am a mermaid
But I've sold my voice
And I got rid of my tail
At a junkyard sale
Along with some favorite childhood toys

I am a mermaid
But I have sold my voice
For a couple of feet
That tend to bleed
When I go walking in the street

I am a mermaid
But I have sold my voice
For a couple of feet
That tend to bleed
When I go walking in the street

I am a mermaid
But I have sold my voice
For a couple of feet
And they always bleed
No matter how I clean
For a couple of feet
And they always bleed
No matter how I clean
For a couple of feet
That tend to bleed
When I go wa-wa-walking
In the
Street


Profil REGINA SPEKTOR

Regina Spektor (born Regina Ilyinichna Spektor on 18 February 1980 in Moscow) is a Russian-born American singer-songwriter and pianist. Her music is associated with the anti-folk scene centered on New York City's East Village.

Spektor studied classical piano from the age of six, practising on a Petrof piano given to her mother by her grandfather. She was also exposed to the music of rock and roll bands such as The Beatles, Queen, and The Moody Blues by her father ... selengkapnya



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