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Available on the album Songs From The West Coast
Music:Elton John
Lyrics:Bernie Taupin
Piano and vocals:Elton John
B3:Patrick Leonard
Clavinet and harmonica:Stevie Wonder
Guitars:Rusty Anderson, Davey Johnstone
Bass:Paul Bushnell
Drums:Matt Chamberlain
Backing vocals:Nigel Olsson, Davey Johnstone, Paul Bushnell
Oh, I'm a dark diamond
I've turned hard and cold
Once was a jewel with fire in my soul
There's two sides of a mirror
One I couldn't break through
Stayed trapped on the inside, wound up losing you
chorus:
Tell me how does it work?
How do you make things fit?
Spent all my life trying to get it right
I've put it together and it falls apart
I thought to myself I might understand
But when the wall's built, and the heart hardens
You get a dark diamond, dark diamond
Oh, I'm a dark diamond
But you're something else
You read me more than I read myself
The one star I could count on
Only comet I could trust
You burnt through my life to the true meaning of love
(repeat chorus)
(repeat chorus)
You get a dark diamond, dark diamond
You get a dark diamond, dark diamond
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