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Gary Lucas - JEWEL JULIA

She's a beautiful force of nature
The princess of fire and ice
Julia never takes prisoners
And I'm the man who is paying the price.

In the light of a flickering candle
We met in a quiet café
I played my cards like a hustler
In the warmth of a French cabernet

Jewel... Julia
Why do I care?
Why do I?
Why do I?
Why do I care?

Jewel... Julia
Why do I care?
Beaujelais
Grand Marnier
S'il Vous Plait
Why do I care?

We're all pirates looking for treasure
In our own Gulliver's tale
But Julia somehow you're different
She keeps rigging my sails.

Now, I'm looking for answers
To questions that I've never had
So why is it all so confusing?
Julia you're driving me mad.

Jewel...Julia
Why do I care?
Why do I?
Why do I?
Why do I care?

Jewel... Julia
Why do I care?
Pour the wine
What's yours is mine
Now, I've crossed the line
Why do I care?

I'd give all the bricks in Boston
To take the nomad out of my bones
I've only been home a fortnight
And I'm feeling that traveling Jones

Now I'm a poor man's Magellan
Let the starlight be my guide
And Julia has stolen my compass
She's the moon that's pulling my tide.

Jewel...Julia
Why do I care?
Why do I?
Why do I?
Why do I care?

Jewel...Julia
Why do I care?
Off the rails
Epic fails
Happy trails
Why do I care?
You know that I care...
You... know... that... I care.