Chris Whitley
Alien

Everybody knows
I can tell how you fill your clothes
I can see it at the edge of your smile
So strange about the dormant desire
But

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Everybody knows the alien
I can tell how you try to pretend
You can see now, I got a foreign friend
Everybody knows the alien
Everybody knows
I can feel it as the tension grows
I can see it at the edge of your eyes
So strange how it lights up the sky
But

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Chorus
Everyone come out
Got shades for the shadows of doubt
Get blind when it's most too clear
Get killed by beauty and fear
Porcelain face with a steel device
Mind of glass 'neath a mask of ice
Someone is a million years from home
Someone is a stranger and is never alone
Because

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