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throw me 50 centimes and I'll sing you a song
about the fair streets of Avignon
I'm a stranger in this town, I know that I do not belong
but when a city lets you in, it's so hard to move on

my love has dark eyes and long brown hair
she moves through the bustling crowds with hardly a care
and when I went a-wandering you know she couldn't find me anywhere
go to where the shadows are longest
go to where the shadows are longest
go to where the shadows are longest, I'll be there

and if you throw me 50 centimes and I'll sing you a song
about the fair streets of Avignon
I'm a stranger in this town, I know that I can't stay for long
but when a city takes you in, it's so hard to move on

my love has dark eyes and long brown hair
she moves through the bustling crowds with hardly a care
and when I went a-wandering you know she couldn't find me anywhere
go to where the candles are shortest
go to where the candles are shortest
go to where the candles are shortest, I'll be there

my love has dark eyes and long brown hair
she moves through the bustling crowds with hardly a care
and when I went a-wandering you know she couldn't find me anywhere
go to where the beers are coolest
go to where the beers are coolest
go to where the beers are coolest, I'll be there

walking the Avenue des Sources, guitar in my hand (of course!)
the man in The Cage said he'd listened for an age but he couldn't understand my accent...

my love has dark eyes and long brown hair
she moves through the bustling crowds with hardly a care
and when I went a-wandering you know she couldn't find me anywhere
go to where the wine is warmest
go to where the wine is warmest
go to where the wine is warmest, I'll be there

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from Postcards from France, released June 23, 2015

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