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"Foolish Love": It's about the type of person you fall in love with
who, when you take one look at him, you know it will end tragically.
You know you can never really have him, but its what you've
always wanted - impossible love. Its rather up-tempo and
happy-sounding but still sad. I remember writing it almost like a
mantra, saying to myself, "Lighten up and trudge on." That's all you
can do. Get out with class, the way Cole Porter would.


I don't want to hold you and feel so helpless
I don't want to smell you and lose my senses
And smile in slow motion with eyes in love
I twist like a corkscrew, the sweetness rising
I drink from the bottle weeping
Why won't you last?
Why can't you last?
So I will walk without care,
Beat my snare
Look like a man who means business
Go to all the poshest places
With their familiar faces
Terminate all signs of weakness
Oh, all for the sake, all for the sake
Of a foolish love
I will take my coffee black, never snack
Hang with the wolves who are sheepish
Flow through the veins of town, always frown
Me and my mistress the princess
So the day Noah's Ark floats down park
My eyes will be simply glazed over
Or better yet
I'll wear shades on sunless days
And when the sun's out I'll stay and slumber