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Erin Jordan: Music

Unrequited (lyrics)

(Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance)
September, 2008
You write me tortured love letters
And I like it - yes I do
We're drinking bourbon in the middle of the summer
In a dark and smoky room
You walk in and sit down on the empty seat
You ask me what I drink - I say I drink here for free
But you can still sit here and talk to me

You wear fedoras and you sing pretty songs
There's a mysterious scar beneath you eye
You sleep on a twin bed mattress on the floor
In a fourth story walk up in the barrio

I've admired you up close and also from afar
I've been staying on the south side dear
Above a mariachi bar
The devil took your will
And an angel towed your car
I guess this is a star crossed thing

This is the pirate’s life and I will walk the plank
My heart has sank again
We are full of dispair and disease
From living in the city instead of sailing the seas

I've admired you up close and also from afar
I've been living on the south side dear
Above a mariachi bar
The devil took you will
And an angel towed your car
I guess this is a star crossed thing