i don’t like your tone lyrics – the magnetic fields

i don’t like your tone

you sigh that i should try your love
i’ll never be alone
that you are true, you coo, my dove
but i don’t like your tone

you were, you murmur, further just a child
but now you’re grown
you hiss that this is bliss, god blessed
but i don’t like your tone

what’s with all this purring?
are you a cat?
why are we whispering?
love’s not like that

when near i hear how clear you make
your so called feelings known
it’s queer, my dear, i fear heartbreak
but i don’t like your tone

/ the magnetic fields lyrics