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Tough and Tender

(unreleased song, 1987)

Lyrics by Tori Amos

Verse 1:

Stevie and me packed our things
Twenty bucks, a tape by Springsteen
And just a little, just a little luck
Running from home
Where they never left us alone
Where hearts and guns
Hide in leather jackets

Chorus:

Tough and tender
We were born to be
We can't afford to be weak
Babe, our love
Will give us all we need
Ooh, tough and tender
Ooh, tough and tender

Verse 2:

As the sun is sinking down
Build my fire low
When your walls are burning down
I'll wrap you in my love
As the sun is sinking down
Build my fire low
When your walls are burning down
I'll wrap you in my love

Chorus:

Tough and tender
We were born to be
We can't afford to be weak
Babe, our love
Will give us all we need
Ooh, tough and tender
Ooh, tough and tender

Bridge:

Steve and me packed our things
Twenty bucks and just a little
Just a little luck

Chorus:

Tough and tender
We were born to be
We can't afford to be weak
Babe, our love
Will give us all we need
Ooh, tough and tender
Ooh, tough and tender


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