IrisI like to think my heart is just a muscleA muscle that I’ve learned to controlI figured, hell, one harmless midnight tussleWith you would rest quite easy on my soulNow I see you’re a tres, tres goddamn charmerAn actress is taught to be coolBut who am I trying to fool? PapermanI’d like to toast your firm determinationBut human nature’s got the best of meI’ve never forced myself upon a ladyIrisYou’re about as subtle as artilleryPapermanI’ve been here before and I have to admitThat I can’t keep my coolWho are we trying to fool? Who are we trying to fool? Paperman don’t look for me to be your saviorIris no good can come from this behaviorSheilaThis ain’t no mystery, look at our historyIt’s just another wild caribbean nightThe rum and drums just bring out what’s in usTemptation’s been here since that very first biteWho are they tryin’ to fool? Who are they tryin’ to fool? They should forget it, they’ll both regret itHe wants a push, she needs a shoveHe’s got a good wife, she hides a dark lifeFuel for combustion ? anger and loveWho are they tryin’ to fool? Who are they tryin’ to fool? Who are they tryin’ to fool? PapermanLife is for most of us one long postponementIrisIf we think too much I guess we’ll miss our chancePapermanIt’s our time, our night, our island, not our futureIris it’s not the whole tamale, just one danceDuetSo who are we trying to fool? Who are we trying to fool? Let’s break all of those goddamn kinja rules
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Who Are We Trying To Fool? Lyrics

Jimmy Buffett – Who Are We Trying To Fool? Lyrics