MISDIRECTION
an Augie March resource
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Rich Girl
lyrics

Well I asked about your forefathers
Were they murderous too?
You said it hadn't any bearing
On the likes of me and you
So we buried them to head height
And we kicked off all their heads
Funny little questions
Better left better never ever said

So I asked about your dead mother
Was she beautiful too?
Just a little bit warmer
Than the likes of me and you
I'm no F. Scott Fitzgerald
But I know a champagne birth
So was she light or heavy handed
When she delivered you your worth

I asked if you were lonely
And you said it didn't matter
These are old emotions
We need to bury them and leave them
Move on to something new
We need to bury them and leave them
Like I'm leaving you

So how can that make anybody happy
Writing songs about shit
Well I know I'm not supposed to be serious about it but I'm serious about it
I don't want to find no back door
and I don't wanna feel no buffer zone
So if this stuff comes better when I'm on my own then I'll makes it so I'm on my own

You asked if I was lonely
But I guess it doesn't matter
These are old emotions
We need to bury them and leave them all

If I'm the last romantic here
And I grow o-o-old
Your the first sign of vanity
And I tremble at the sight of you
All the things that fortify me
Are all the things that petrify you
So you bury them and leave them
And I dig them up on you

I asked if you were lonely
And you said it doesn't matter
These are old emotions
We need to bury them and leave them
Move onto something new
We need to bury them and leave them
With the bodies in the back yard
We need to bury them and leave them
But I can't leave you

Why'm I leaving you?

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