12. Lay All Your Love On Me

Written by: (B. Andersson / B. Ulvaeus)

I wasn’t jealous
before we met
now every woman I see
is a potential threat
and I’m possessive
it isn’t nice
you’ve heard me saying
that smoking was my only vice
but now it isn’t true
now everything is new
and all I’ve learned
has overturned
I beg of you

Don’t go wasting your emotion
lay all your love on me

It was like shooting
a sitting duck
a little small talk
a smile and baby
I was stuck
I still don’t know
what you’ve done with me
a grown-up woman should
never fall so easily
I feel a kind of fear
when I don’t have you near
unsatisfied
I skip my pride
I beg you dear

Don’t go wasting your emotion
lay all your love on me
don’t go sharing your devotion
lay all your love on me

I’ve had a few
little love affairs
they didn’t last very long
and they’ve been pretty scarce
I used to think
that was sensible
it makes the truth
even more incomprehensible
’cause everything is new
and everything is you
and all I’ve learned
has overturned
what can I do

Don’t go wasting your emotion
lay all your love on me
don’t go sharing your devotion
lay all your love on me

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