Guess the lyrics (#53)

Do you know the lyrics to this quiet achievement?
When this song was new I felt awkward about liking it, because it seemed both daggy and personal. But I heard it the other day and realised it's a classic. It was not the songwriter's first hit, but perhaps the first strong evidence that he was the real deal.
Filmclip, made in one or two shots, and he only bumped into a couple of things
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Last updated: June 12, 2022
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Answer
I
don't
want
to
say
"I
love
you"
That
would
give
away
too
much
It's
hip
to
be
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detached
and
precious
The
only
thing
you
feel
is
vicious
I
don't
want
to
say
"I
want
you"
Answer
even
though
I
want
you
so
much
It's
wrapped
up
in
conversation
It's
whispered
in
a
hush
Though
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I'm
frightened
by
the
word
think
it's
time
I
made
it
heard
No
more
empty
self-
possession
Visions
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swept
under
the
mat
It's
no
New
Year's
resolution
It's
more
than
that
Now
I
wake
up
happy
Answer
Warm
in
a
lover's
embrace
No-one
else
can
touch
us
while
we're
in
this
place
So
I'll
sing
Answer
it
to
the
world
This
simple
message
to
my
girl
Oh
there's
nothing
quite
as
real
as
the
Answer
touch
of
your
sweet
hands
I
can't
spend
the
rest
of
my
life
buried
in
the
sand
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