Lament For Bobo The Clown

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"Lament For Bobo The Clown"
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Don't Be A Stranger cover
Song by Mark Eitzel from the album Don't Be A Stranger
Released 2012
Format CD/LP
Length 4:56
Label Merge Records (US) / Decor Records (UK)
Writer(s) Mark Eitzel
Producer(s) Sheldon Gomberg
Don't Be A Stranger track listing
  1. "I Love You But You're Dead"
  2. "The Bill Is Due"
  3. "All My Love"
  4. "Oh Mercy"
  5. "Costume Characters Face Dangers In The Workplace"
  6. "Why Are You With Me"
  7. "Lament For Bobo The Clown"
  8. "Break The Champagne"
  9. "We All Have To Find Our Own Way Out"
  10. "You're Waiting"
  11. "Nowhere To Run"

"Lament For Bobo The Clown" is the 7th song on Mark Eitzel's 10th album, 2012's Don't Be A Stranger.

Lyrics

No one cares what you lost
Or the rules you keep
Or the breath you hold
On the face of the deep

You're the clown that can't be drowned
You got to stay high and dry
The world turns its face away
Watch it stumble by

Only 3 for 2, 9 for 5

Baby, can we keep it light
No answers, no alibis
Watch the clouds drift
See the dust rise

Only 3 for 2, 9 for 5
Only 3 for 2, 9 for 5

Will you fade like the dawn
Cold and sweet as the rain
When your dreams are gone
Will your love remain

Video

Mark Eitzel performing "Lament For Bobo The Clown" on November 26, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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