Fruits of My Labor Gigs Lyrics

Details

Author
Lucinda Williams
Original Band
Lucinda Williams

Gigs

Billed As Venue City State Country Date
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn and Emma's house London England UK January 29, 2021

Lyrics

Baby, see how I been living
Velvet curtains on the windows to
Keep the bright and unforgiving
Light from shining through

Baby, I remember all the things we did
When we slept together
In the blue behind your eyelids
Baby, sweet baby

Traced your scent through the gloom
'Til I found these purple flowers
I was spent, I was soon
Smelling you for hours

Lavender, lotus blossoms too
Water the dirt, flowers last for you, baby
Sweet baby

Tangerines and persimmons
And sugarcane
Grapes and honeydew melon
Enough fit for a queen

Lemon trees don't make a sound
'Til branches bend and fruit falls to the ground, baby
Sweet baby

Come to my wolrd and witness
The way things have changed
'Cause I finally did it, baby
I got out of La Grange

Got my Mercury and drove out west
Pedal to the metal and my luck to the test, baby
Sweet baby

I been tryin' to enjoy
All the fruits of my labor
I been cryin' for you, boy
But truth is my savior

Baby, sweet baby
If it's all the same
Take the glory any day over the fame
Baby, sweet baby

I been tryin' to enjoy
All the fruits of my labor
I been cryin' for you, boy
But truth is my savior

Baby, sweet baby
If it's all the same
Take the glory any day over the fame
Baby, sweet baby