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Another sunny day, I met you up in the garden
You were digging plants, I dug you, beg your pardon
I took a photograph of you in the herbaceous border
It broke the heart of men and flowers and girls and trees

Another rainy day, we're trapped inside with a train set
Chocolate on the boil, steamy windows when we met
You've got the attic window looking out on the cathedral
And on a Sunday evening bells ring out in the dusk

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Another day in June, we'll pick eleven for football
(Pick eleven for football)
We're playing for our lives, the referee gives us fuck all
(Referee giving us fuck all)
I saw you in the corner of my eye on the sidelines
Your dark mascara bids me to historical deeds

Now everybody's gone, you picked me up for a long drive
(Picked me up for a long drive)
We take the tourist route, the nights are light until midnight
(Light until midnight)
We took the evening ferry over to the peninsula
We found the avenue of trees went up to the hill
That crazy avenue of trees, I'm living there still

There's something in my eye, a little midge so beguiling
Sacrificed his life to bring us both eye to eye
I heard the Eskimos remove obstructions with tongues, dear
You missed my eye, I wonder why, I didn't complain
You missed my eye, I wonder why, please do it again

The lovin' is a mess, what happened to all of the feeling? (All of the feeling?)
I thought it was for real, babies, rings and fools kneeling (Babies, rings and fools kneeling)
And words of pledging trust and lifetimes stretching forever
So what went wrong? It was a lie, it crumbled apart
Ghost figures of past, present, future haunting the heart

Writer(s): Michael Cooke, Richard William Colburn, Stephen Thomas Jackson, Christopher Thomas Geddes, Stuart Lee Murdoch, Sarah Ann Martin, Bob Michael Kildea

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