Yvonne Gets Dumped

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"Yvonne Gets Dumped"
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The Restless Stranger cover
Song by American Music Club from the album The Restless Stranger
Released 1985
Format LP
CD (1998 reissue)
Length 3:16
Label Grifter Records
Writer(s) Mark Eitzel
Producer(s) Tom Mallon
The Restless Stranger track listing
  1. "Room Above The Club"
  2. "$1,000,000 Song"
  3. "Away Down My Street"
  4. "Yvonne Gets Dumped"
  5. "Mr. Lucky"
  6. "Point Of Desire"
  7. "Goodbye Reprise #54"
  8. Tell Yourself
  9. "When Your Love Is Gone"
  10. "Heavenly Smile"
  11. "Broken Glass"
  12. Hold On To Your Love

"Yvonne Gets Dumped" is the 4th song on American Music Club's debut album, 1985's The Restless Stranger.

Lyrics

Her head hits the pillow
A shallow pool
Between the rivers of alcohol where it's always cool
The car sounds outside are quiet like her pretty jokes
She always forgets when she forgets
When she forgets the whole world

The heart starts out brave but it can't hide
Despair leaves you breathless like the endless tide
Yeah her head hits the pillow
The river of faces
Then the music starts and we take our places
The last look on her face was the purest memory
Rain falls in this place and she forgets
When she forgets the whole world forgets

The measure of you is how well you keep your pride
Despite your worthlessness
Oh baby, the measure of you
Is how well
You keep your pride

Video

American Music Club performing "Yvonne Gets Dumped" in October of 1988 at Hotel Utah in San Francisco, CA, US.

Personnel

American Music Club
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