Track Title:               Runaround

Album Title:               Four
Prime Artist:              Blues Traveler
Producer:                  Michael Barbiero
Producer:                  Steve Thompson

Written by:                John Popper

Lyrics:
Once upon a midnight dearie
I woke with something in my head
I couldn't escape the memory
Of a phone call and of what you said
Like a game show contestant with a parting gift
I could not believe my eyes
When I saw through the voice of a trusted friend
Who needs to humour me and tell me lies
Yeah humour me and tell me lies
And I'll lie too and say I don't mind
And as we seek so shall we find
And when you're feeling open I'll still be here
But not without a certain degree of fear
I still can see things hopefully
But you
Why you wanna give me a runaround
Is it a sure-fire way to speed things up
When all it does is slow me down
And shake me and my confidence
About a great many things
But I've been there I can see it cower
Like a nervous magician waiting in th ewings
Of a bad play where the heroes are right
And nobody thinks or expects too much
And Hollywood's calling for the movie rights
Singing hey babe, let's keep in touch
Hey babe, let's keep in touch
But I want more than a touch I want you to reach me
And show me all the things no one else can see
So what you feel becomes mine as well
And soon if we're lucky we'd be unable to tell
What's yours and mine the fishing's fine
And it doesn't have to rhyme so don't you feed me a line
But you
Why you wanna give me a runaround
Is it a sure-fire way to speed things up
When all it does is slow me down
Tra la la la bomba dear this is the pilot speaking
And I've got some news for you
It seems my ship is still stands no matter what you drop
And there ain't a whole lot that you can do
Oh sure the banner may be torn and the wind's gotten colder
Perhaps, I've grown a little cynical
But I know no matter what the waitress brings
My cup shall be full
My cup shall always be full
Oh I like coffee
And I like tea
I'd like to be able to enter a final plea
I still got this dream that you just can't shake
I love you to the point you can no longer take
Well all right okay
So be that way
I hope and pray
That there is something left to say
But you
Why you wanna give me a runaround
Is it a sure-fire way to speed things up
When all it does is slow me down

But you
Why you wanna give me a runaround
Is it a sure-fire way to speed things up
When all it does is slow me down


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