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"So Alone"
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album _Growing Up In Public_
(Lou Reed, 1980)

written by Lou Reed/Michael Fonfara
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        She calls on the phone
        she says she doesn't want to be alone
        She says it's making her neurotic
        but please don't mistake it for being erotic

        So alone, so all alone

        She says let's go for a walk
        we'll have a drink and maybe we will talk
        And he thinks she has possibilities
        if she could just put away her rosary

        So alone, nobody wants to be alone

        But I just didn't know
        I swear to you, I just didn't know
        I would never make you sad
        if I had known I never would have
        said those things to you
        you have to be crazy to say those things to you

        Let's face it I made a mistake
        well you know, fools rush in where angels take a break
        I can't be smart all of the time
        and anyway I didn't know you were making time over him

        To tell you the truth, I forget all about him

        And you know, I don't think it's nice
        asking one man about another man's vice
        I don't care if you pick my head
        as long as we end up in bed

        Alone, just the two of us alone

        I just didn't know
        I swear to God, I just didn't know
        Can't you understand that it's frightening
        when you hear women talking about castrating and hating men
        who wants to know about how you hate men

        Well, you said now you wanted to dance
        so now we're going to dance
        You said that you weren't complete
        but we're going to put you on your feet
        You said that you were very vexed
        you told me to forget about sex
        You said you liked me for my mind
        well, I really love your behind

        Oh, get up and boogie, oh baby, get up and dance
        Oh, get, get, get, get up and boogie, baby, oh, get up and dance
        Shake your booty, mama, oh, get up and dance

        Your points very clear
        you're not one to cry into your beer
        Why don't we go to my place
        believe me, I'm very chaste

        And I'm so alone, ao all alone

        Sure all men are beasts
        hey, look, I'll sit here quietly and I'll stare at my feet
        I don't blame you for taking umbrage
        with animals staring at your cleavage

        So alone, we're so all alone

        Hey, do you mind if I turn out the light
        don't take offense, but why don't you spend the night
        I know your passions run very deep
        but at this point we both need sleep

        So alone, and who wants to be alone



        /x.D}
        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (She calls on the phone ...)
        {Em}{A}                         (She says it's making her ...)

        {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}            (So alone, so all alone)

        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (She says let's go for a walk ...)
        {Em}{A}                         (And he thinks she has ...)

        {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}            (So alone, nobody wants to be ...)

        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (But I just didn't know ...)
        {G/D}{D/Em}                     (I would never make you sad ...)
        {D/Am}{D/Am}{D/Am}{D/Am}        (- things to you, You have ...)

        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (Let's face it I made a ...)
        {Em}{A}                         (I can't be smart all of the ...)

        {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}            (To tell you the truth ...)

        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (And you know, I don't think ...)
        {Em}{A}                         (I don't care if you pick my ...)

        {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}            (Alone, just the two of us alone)

        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (I just didn't know, I swear ...)
        {G/D}{D/Em}                     (Can't you understand that ...)
        {D/Am}{D/Am}{D/Am}{D/Am}        (- and hating men, who wants ...)

        {C}{C/{D/Am}{D/Am}
        {C}{C}{D/Am}{D/Am}

        {F/Am}{Am/F}{F/Am}{Am/F}        (Well, you said now you ...)
        {F/Am}{Am/F}{F/Am}{Am/F}        (You said that you were very ...)

        {A#m}{A#m/D#m}{A#m}{A#m/D#m}    (Oh, get up and boogie ...)
        {A#m}{A#m/D#m}                  (Shake your booty, mama ...)

        {D}{D}

        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (Your points very clear ...)
        {Em}{A}                         (Why don't we go to my place ...)

        {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}            (And I'm so alone, ao all alone)

        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (Sure all men are beasts ...)
        {Em}{A}                         (I don't blame you for ...)

        {A/D}{A/D}{A/D}{A/D}            (So alone, we're so all alone)

        {G}{D}{D}{Em}                   (Hey, do you mind if I turn ...)
        {G/D}{D/Em}                     (I know your passions run ...)
        {D/Am}{D/Am}{D/Am}{D/Am...      (So alone, and who wants to ...)

        {D/Am...




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thanks: Detlef Juergens (detlef.juergens@nwn.de) posted the lyrics.
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Maybe it helps.


So Alone

She calls on the people
She says she doesn't want to be alone
She says it's making her neurotic
But please don't mistake it for being erotic
So alone, so all alone

She says let's go for a walk
We'll have a drink and maybe we will talk
And he thinks she has possibilities
If she could just put away her rosary -
So alone -
Nobody wants to be alone

But I just didn't know
I swear to you, I just didn't know
I would never make you sad
If I had known I never would have
Said those things to you
You have to be crazy to say those things to you

Let's face it I made a mistake
Well you know, fools rush in where angels take a break
I Can't be smart all of the time
And anyway I didn't know you were making time
Over him
To tell you the truth
I forget all about him

And

You know, I don't think it's nice
Asking one man about another man's vice
I don't care if you pick my head -
As long as we end up in bed
Alone
Just the two of us alone
I just didn't know
I swear to God
I just didn't know
Can't you understand that it's frightening
When you hear women talking about castrating and hating men
Who wants to know about how you hate men

Well

You said now you wanted to dance
So now we're going to dance
You said that you weren't complete
But we're going to put you on your feet
You said that you were very vexed
You told me to forget about sex
You said you liked me for my mind
Well I really love your behind
Get up and boogie, get up and dance
Get up and boogie, get up and dance
Shake your booty, get up and dance

Your points very clear
You're not one to cry into your beer
Why don't we go to my place -
Believe me, I'm very chaste
And I'm so alone
So all alone

Sure all men are beasts
Hey, look, I'll sit here quietly and I'll stare at my feet
I don't blame you for taking umbrage
With animals staring at your cleavage
So alone
We're so all alone

Hey, do you mind if I turn out the light
Don't take offense, but why don't you spend the night
I know your passions run very deep
But at this point we both need sleep

So alone
And who wants to be alone


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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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