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​coney island is a song interpreted by Taylor Swift, featuring The National, released on the album evermore in 2020.

​coney island lyrics

Break my soul in two looking for you
But you're right here
If I can't relate to you anymore
Then who am I related to?

And if this is the long haul
How'd we get here so soon?
Did I close my fist around something delicate
Did I shatter you?

And I'm sitting on a bench in Coney Island
Wondering where did my baby go
The fast times, the bright lights, the merry go
Sorry for not making you my centerfold
Over and over

Lost again with no surprises
Disappointments close your eyes
And it gets colder and colder
When the sun goes down

The question pounds my head
What's a lifetime of achievement
If I pushed you to the edge
But you were too polite to leave me

Do you miss the road [?]
Paradise and left you there
Will you forgive my soul
When you're too wise to trust me and too old to care?

'cause we were like the mall before the internet
It was the one place to be
The mischief, the gift wrapped suburban dream

Sorry for not winning you an arcade ring
Over and over
Lost again with no surprises
Disappointments close your eyes
And it gets colder and colder
When the sun goes down

Were you waiting at our old spot
In the tree line
By the gold clock
Did I leave you hanging every single day?
Were you standing in the hallway
With a big cake, happy birthday

Did I paint your bluest skies the darkest grey?
The universe waits
And when I got into the accident
The sight that flashed before me was your face
But when I walked up to the podium I think that I forgot to say your name

I'm on a bench in Coney Island wondering where did my baby go
The fast times, the bright lights, the merry go
Sorry for not making you my centerfold
Over and over

Lost again with no surprises
Disappointments close your eyes
And it gets colder and colder
When the sun goes down
When the sun goes down

The sight that flashed before me was your face
When the sun goes down
But I think that I forgot to say your name
Over and over
Sorry for not making you my
Making you my centerfold

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