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T-T-T-Take It!

Notes

Per: This one was written for Rox but I recorded it for The World According To Gee instead.

– Roxette Facebook, Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Versions

Tits & Ass Demo, 12 September 1994

Original Version

She is such a good girl living down the street
Working in the diner at the local brewery
She’s married to this man for reasons I can only guess
He always beats her up and turns her face into a mess
I’m watching from the outside
Outside looking in
Watching from the outside

T-T-T-Take it!
T-T-Take it away
Don’t you leave it alone
When you walk out that door
Honey you’re on your own
Hey, God knows you’ll be glad when he’s gone

Sometimes when it’s raining she doesn’t go to work
She’s looking at some pictures of her dad who was a clerk
She’s putting on a record form the spring of 65
She’s dancing by herself with big faraway eyes
I’m watching from the outside
Outside looking in
Watching from the outside

T-T-T-Take it!
T-T-Take it away
Don’t you leave it alone
When you walk out that door
Honey you’re on your own
You’ll be glad when he’s buried and gone
Yea, God knows you’ll be glad when he’s gone
Take it away
Go back home
Take it away
Won’t you please go back home

  • Words and Music by Per Gessle
  • Published by Jimmy Fun Music