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I Took Your Name - Lyrics by REM


Lyrics

I wore the clothes you wanted
I took your name
If there is some confusion,
who's to blame?

I signed your living will
I smiled your face
I'm ready to close the book on
NASA and outer space

If there is some confusion
who's to blame?
who's to blame?

I sequenced your arrival
I sealed your fate
I pushed the button
and erased your master tape

I wrote the sales pitch
I threw the gray switch
I dragged your big-assed
dirty robbed car out of that ditch

If there is some confusion
who's to blame?
who's to blame?

I crossed your great divide
I stirred your ocean's tide
I called your bluff until
I blew your circuits wide

I'll be your albatross,
devil dog, Jesus Lord
I don't wanna be Iggy Pop
but if that's what it takes

If there is some confusion
If there is some confusion
If there is some confusion
who's to blame?
who's to blame?