Streets Of Philadelphia
Molly Johnson Lyrics


I was bruised and battered, I couldn't tell what I felt
I was unrecognizable to myself
I saw my reflection in a window, I didn't know my own face
Oh brother are you gonna leave me wastin' away
On the Streets of Philadelphia

I walked the avenue, 'til my legs felt like stone
I heard the voices of friends vanished and gone
At night I could hear the blood in my veins
Just as black and whispering as the rain
On the Streets of Philadelphia

Ain't no angel gonna greet me
It's just you and I my friend
My clothes don't fit me no more
I walked a thousand miles
Just to slip this skin

The night has fallen, I'm lyin' awake
I can feel myself fading away
So receive me brother with your faithless kiss
Or will we leave each other alone like this
On the Streets of Philadelphia

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Comments from YouTube:

Tony Vodden

So ashamed that I'm just discovering this for myself --a poignant cover ✨

Lauren Jean

Same!

Christopher Caz

Love this. Don't use iTunes, can't find it on Amazon. Bummer.

Kristjan Ehrenreich

Excellent version of this song :)

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