Maxwell channels Carly Simon circa 1975 and begs for his love interest to show some emotion, i.e. "Express disappointment, speak your regrets," in the persuasive ballad.
8. 'Playing Possum'
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'Playing Possum' Lyrics
Come back from the dead
You left my, my heart here
Say what you will and won't forget
Express disappointment, speak your regrets, yeah
Or baby call out my name, I'll be where you are
I'll be very still, step down to my heart and mend this broken
If only you'd wake up from your constant possum playing
If only you'd wake up
I'm begging you sugar, have some leniency
Call the president and ask him baby, to pardon me and bring you back to me
Oh, oh, oh, oh oooooh
Amend this broken
If only you'd quite this nonsense of your possum playing
If only you'd