Decemberists ‘Sucker’s Prayer’ Lyrics

Lyrics – The  Decemberists ‘Sucker’s Prayer’

I was not ready for the road
I was so discontent to wear that heavy load
And so I got down on my knees
I made a sucker’s prayer
A grim bode of baudelaire before
And when nobody did respond
I took my glasses off and went to find a pond
Stuffing rocks into the pockets of my pants
And when I waded in
Those currents carried them away
I wanna love somebody but I don’t know how
I’ve been so long lonely and it’s getting me down
I wanna throw my body in the river and drown
I wanna love somebody but I don’t know how
So if you’re lost along the way
And if you’re thinking that will always be the case
Won’t you listen to my plea?
You’ll make a sucker’s prayer
Just go and leave it that-a-way
I wanna love somebody but I don’t know how
I’ve been so long lonely and it’s getting me down
I wanna throw my body in the river and drown
I wanna love somebody but I don’t know how
I wanna love somebody but I don’t know how
Album – I’ll Be Your Girl (2018)
Writer – Colin Meloy

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