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"Alison" is a bittersweet ballad written by Elvis Costello. The singer articulates his feelings towards Alison, presumably a former lover, who has just got married. Though the music is sweet and tender, the words are harsh and biting. He insists (and repeats) throughout that his "aim is true" (which gave title to his 1977 album), suggesting that, though he is conveying anger, he means well. Or perhaps he offers his "aim" to "put out the big light".

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  • Avatar for Darkestf
    Hahaha, that black RnB voice :D nice
  • Avatar for HayleighRayment
    Alison and the wuthering heights
  • Avatar for bbylizard
    I know this world is killing you ♥♥♥
  • Avatar for jillian8
    love the original recorded version
  • Avatar for adventureba
    great...
  • Avatar for lord_of_beer
    wonderful song .. moves the heart.
  • Avatar for Dag272727
    That guitar is beautiful.
  • Avatar for maccrash
    mother of shit this is incredible
  • Avatar for bohemian_chic
    OMG.... that VOICE.... I have so much love
  • Avatar for southstarmusic
    i don't know if you've been loving somebody,i only know it isn't mine ;)

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