(Lou Dalgleish)

Do you remember how the telephone would ring?
It was November before you suspected a thing
I was holding the receiver but, the line was already down
When a voice inside had spoken
I knew that everything had broken

‘Cause after all, I’m just a woman
Doing everything I could
With all the power I can summon
To stand exactly where she stood
You held the door and she went through it
Followed by the feet at which I’d fall
When you stood up for her, I knew it
She’s just a woman, after all

Can you imagine what the neighbours had to say?
They raised a sloe gin as they watched you walk away
I was hanging out the laundry but, the line was empty now
Except the shirt that you’d forgotten
I let my tears stain the cotton

‘Cause after all, you’re just a woman
Doing everything you could
With all the power you can summon
To stand exactly where she stood
I held the door and she went through it
Followed by the feet at which you’d fall
When I stood up for her, you knew it
I’m just a woman, after all

I turned the other cheek and waited for his kiss
I’d always aimed to please her but, I’d always miss
So, we’ll try to stay together
‘Cause our hearts are leather bound
With all the happiness I wished her
And wedded bliss just turns to blisters

‘Cause after all, you’re just a woman
Doing everything you could

With all the power I can summon
To stand exactly where she stood

I held the door and she went through it

Followed by the feet at which I’d fall

When I stood up for her, you knew it
She’s just a woman, after all
She’s just a woman, after all

I’m just a woman, after all