Elvis Costello - "Blame It On Cain Demo" lyrics

Once upon a time, I had a little money.
Before I could mail it to you.
Government burglars took it long
Na, I can't let it slip away.
But, you are the only one.
So if the man with the ticker tape,
Tries to take it,

This is what I'm gonna say.
Blame it on Cain.
Don't blame it on me.
It's nobody's fault,
But we need somebody to burn.
Blame it on Cain.
It's nobody's fault,
But it just seems to be his turn
Please don't blame it on me.

Or trade it in.
Well, if I was a saint with a silver cup
And the money got low we could always heat it up
Then you can run down the wave band,
But then the radio to heaven will be wired to your purse.
Bad-to-worse, curse-for-curse,
Don't be dissatisfied.
Coast-to-coast, hand-in-hand.
So you're not satisfied.


I think I've lived a little too long on the outskirts of town
I think I'm goin' insane from talkin' to myself for so long.
But when they step on your face, then wear that good look grin.
Oh but I've never been accused.
I gotta break out one weekend before I do somebody in.
But every single time
I feel a little stronger,
A voice says it's a crime.
But how much longer'