“Since You Went Away” Lyrics

You said you couldn’t tell the doormat from my face
You said if I had brains, I would pawn them
Could be I’ve finally gotten up off of my thumbs
Could be that you’re the one that was on them

’Cause the plants have grown
The dogs came home
The bills are all gettin’ paid
Things are much better
Since you went away

And I’ve changed my looks
I read new books
I got friends that mean what they say
Things are much better
Since you went away

You said without your help, I couldn’t tie my shoes
You said without a doubt, I’d be stranded
Could be that you were right, and I had to fly the coop
Could be the eagle finally has landed

’Cause the plants have grown
The dogs came home
The bills are all gettin’ paid
Things are much better
Since you went away

And I’ve changed my looks
I read new books
I got friends that mean what they say
Things are much better
Since you went away

When I was younger, I was told without another
I’d be incomplete and deflated
My chosen one has chosen to befriend another
And to my surprise, I’m elated

’Cause the plants have grown
The dogs came home
The bills are all gettin’ paid
Things are much better
Since you went away

And I’ve changed my looks
I read new books
I got friends that mean what they say
Things are much better
Since you went away

Yeah, the plants have grown
And the dogs came home
And the bills are all gettin’ paid
Things are much better
Since you went away

And I’ve changed my looks
And I read new books
I got friends that mean what they say
Things are much better
Since you went away

Yeah, the plants have grown
And I’ve got friends that talk to me now
And I hope you never come back
Don’t ever darken up my door again
I hope I never see your face

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Sources

  1. Pool It! (1995) (CD).
  2. ASCAP Repertory, https://www.ascap.com/repertory, 883857033.