For Deana


Look left. Look right.
What have you given up?
Well it's time to pay the piper if you can.
I've learned so much from you.
I've skated on thin ice.
I've made you cry when you have wanted love.
And though you've suffered slings and arrows,
though you've lost all control,
I guess that's why.
Well, that must be why.

Oh Deana, Oh Deana,
What is it you know, and what do you believe?
Oh Deana, I guess that's why they call it love.
I guess that's why we call this love.

Write it down. Look it up.
I will fall upon my face.
The wind that burns this fear is turning back.
You've been told not to hold onto a drowning man,
but you fight with me to grasp a breath of air.
And as the sun hit it's elevation,
so did all our expectations.
I guess that's why.
Well, that must be why.

So get on with your life.
It's time to ride that train,
that leads from here and takes you back to me.
Don't give up.
I am always changing,
but there's one thing in our lives I'd never change.
And in the morning we have risen
to ourselves and been forgiven.
I guess that's why.
Well, that must be why.

I guess that's why we do it.
I guess that's why we fight it.
I guess that's why.
I guess that's why.

For Deana (I Guess That's Why They Call it Love) is copyright 1989 John Perry, Chris Morse, Ross Elbling, and Liberal Materialists Music.

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