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TOTO

Child's Anthem

(Instrumental)



I'll Supply The Love

Chorus:
You supply the night, baby, I'll supply the love
You supply the night, baby, I'll supply the love

I see a horseman in the sky, it makes me turn and wonder why
I hear the same old fourteen reasons, must be the changin' of the seasons

Chorus:

I met the girl across the sea, she saved my life and came with me
A tender night of dark persuasion, could be my first and last occasion

Chorus:

(Instrumental break)

Chorus repeats 2x:

Baby, I'll supply the love, baby, I'll supply the, I'll supply the love



Georgy Porgy

It's not your situation, I just need contemplation over you
I'm not so systematic, it's just that I'm an addict for your love

Not the only one that holds you, I never ever should have told you
You're my only girl
I'm not the only one that holds you, I never ever should have told you
You're my only world

Just think how long I've known you, it's long for me to own you, lock and key
It's really not confusing, I'm just the young illusion, can't you see

I'm not the only one that holds you, I never ever should have told you
You're my only girl
I'm not the only one that holds you, I never ever should have told you
You're my only world

Georgy Porgy, pudding pie, kissed the girls and made them cry
Kissed the girls and made them cry, kissed the girls and made them cry

(In strumental break)

It's not your situation, I just need contemplation over you
I'm not so systematic, it's just that I'm an addict for your love

Not the only one that holds you, I never ever should have told you
You're my only girl
I'm not the only one that holds you, I never ever should have told you
You're my only world

Georgy Porgy, pudding pie, kissed the girls and made them cry
Kissed the girls and made them cry, kissed the girls and made them cry

Georgy Porgy, pudding pie, kissed the girls and made them cry
Kissed the girls and made them cry, kissed the girls and made them high

Georgy Porgy
Kissed the girls and made them cry, kissed the girls and made them high
Georgy Porgy
Kissed the girls and made them cry, kissed the girls and made them cry



Manuela Run

Don't look now, you better watch that sword that's hanging over you
It's a long hard road and they will spit you out
When they get through with you
Don't hang your head, so the wise man said, or boy you'll soon be dead

Chorus:
You better run, run Manuela-uela run
They're gonna shoot you in the back with your own gun
You better run, run Manuela-uela run, Manuela run

There's no more time for living out your life, your sky is falling down
Don't close your eyes or make a wish on three
'Cause they will still be 'round
Don't hang your head, so the wise man said, or boy you'll soon be dead

Chorus:

(Instrumental break)

Don't hang your head, so the wise man said, or boy you'll soon be dead

You better run, run Manuela-uela run, you better run, run Manuela-uela run
You better run, run Manuela-uela run
(gonna shoot you in the back with your own gun)
You better run, run Manuela-uela run, you better run, run Manuela run
You better run, run Manuela run
(gonna shoot you in the back with your own gun)
You better run, run Manuela run



You Are The Flower

You never lose a minute, if in it there is love
And "old man time" always pulls you through
It's better not to depend on the morning dew
For the rose you plant in your bed tends to you, hard and blue

Some folks take money, some take their life, some take forever to see
Blind faith, blind love, they're no mystery to me
You must take the time, for that's the fee

Chorus:
It's worth the pain that makes the tears
It's worth the light of a million years
Only your love I can't explain, you are the flower for my rain

You light the sun that shines from my eyes
It's all in return for what you're givin' me
You are the reason for the earth beneath my feet
And you kill the space that I call free

Chorus:

(Instrumental break)

You are the flower for my rain, you are the flower for my rain
You are the flower for my rain, you are the flower for my rain
You are the flower for my rain, you are the flower for my rain



Girl Goodbye

Well I'm out on the road, and the devil's got my soul
And I'm looking for the Lord in New York City

Yeah I'm out on the run, got some heat, got a gun
If they don't find me soon, it'll be a damn pity

So it's

Chorus:
Goodbye girl, goodbye girl, girl goodbye
It's so hard to see the truth with the sun in your eyes
Goodbye girl, goodbye girl, girl goodbye
Must be in the way that she cries, must be in the way that she cries
Must be in the way that she cries

Oh there's smoke in the air and there's blood everywhere
But I'm hoping that the white man don't recognize me

I'm so sorry what I've done, and I say it not in fun
When I tell you that there's no one left inside me

And it's - Chorus

(Instrumental break)

So it's - Chorus



Takin' It Back

I think I'll go it alone, you should've shown me if you cared
Lies will turn a heart into stone, few would have known me if they dared

'Cause I'm takin' it back where it all began
The house on the cape, the place on the sand
I'd take it all back if it'd just make you understand

Girl how I've tried to forget you, now it would take more than I could buy
Sure I could lie to myself too, but that won't work seeing that I've tried

'Cause I'm takin' it back where it all began
I'd live in a shack eating out of a can
I'd take it all back if it'd just make you understand

(Instrumental break)

Now that I'm feeling assured, you'd better watch your every move
Stop, think about every word, it's looking like you're going to lose

'Cause I'm takin' it back where it all began
The house on the cape, the place on the sand
I'd take it all back if it'd just make you understand

You should've shown me if you cared (repeats out)



Rockmaker

Don't know quite what to say, haven't seen you in seven ages
Can you tell that it's me, or is my picture on torn out pages?

Chorus:
And you think it's real, but it's just another future deal
And you know you're right, 'cause you've waited for it all night
Then you find yourself, sitting on a little shelf

Don't know quite what to do, I've been acting my life in phases
Is it really true that they're keeping us locked in cages?

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Chorus

Rockmaker (repeats 4x)



Hold The Line

It's not in the way that you hold me, it's not in the way you say you care
It's not in the way you've been treating my friends
It's not in the way that you stayed till the end
It's not in the way you look or the things that you say that you'll do

Chorus:
Hold the line, love isn't always on time, oh oh oh
Hold the line, love isn't always on time, oh oh oh

It's not in the words that you told me, girl
It's not in the way you say you're mine, ooh
It's not in the way that you came back to me
It's not in the way that your love set me free
It's not in the way you look or the things that you say that you'll do

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

It's not in the words that you told me
It's not in the way you say you're mine, ooh
It's not in the way that you came back to me
It's not in the way that your love set me free
It's not in the way you look or the things that you say that you'll do

Chorus - love isn't always on time

Hold the line, love isn't always on time -
love isn't always, love isn't always on time
Hold the line, love isn't always on time, love isn't always on time
Love isn't always on time, love isn't always on time, oh oh oh



Angela

Can't eat, can't sleep, can't seem to find time anymore
Somewhere she weeps, her hair gently brushes the floor
I know my way, I know that I'll find her somehow

Chorus:
Angela carries me back to the time
When I knew that her love was still mine
Angela's holding the child in her womb
And I pray that she will be calling soon

Cold moon, dark sky, I'm watching my mind disappear
She sits alone, not knowing that I am so near
Why can't she hear my voice as I call out her name

Chorus

It's a silly situation, it's just infatuation, no need to be sorry

Can't eat, can't sleep, can't seem to find time anymore
Somewhere she weeps, her hair gently brushes the floor
I know my way, I know that I'll find her somehow

Chorus

It's a silly situation, it's just infatuation, no need to be sorry


 

Hydra

Hydra

There was a man
He walked around
Searching for the girl who had just caught his eye
"I was a fool!" he cried
His mind had wandered
He blinked and the sky moved e'er so slightly
He searched the city and she was nowhere to be found
Meanwhile she was floating downward, downward

Chorus:
Do you want your freedom
Do you want my love
Do you want your freedom
From the one you're thinking of

There lies a lady
Naked and yet not knowing
A spell, it goains her heart forever
Preyed upon by the wolves in Time Square
Fell into an abyss of dead air
Innocence caged in sanctuary
There sat the Dragon Lord
Playing solitairy
Defying the rules the holy boys leap Hell's Kitchen

Chorus:
Do you want your freedom
Do you want my love
Do you want your freedom
From the man who lives above

Suddenly a voice was heard
Ina a flash the brave young man appeared
The Dragon will cut him with his tail
Chased him to the stairway
Caught him halfway to the top
Sent him whirling down
Fireball, summer solstice
Dragon Lord descended down on him
She turned to look but saw only darkness, silence

Chorus:
You don't want your freedom
You don't want my love
You don't want your throat cut
By the same I'm thinking of



St. George And The Dragon

Can you tell me where I might find the Hydra
Is he wearing a familiar face
Does he still live below Seventh Avenue
With the princess dipped in lace And not a victim of circumstance
We drew lots for his soft underbelly
Now his fate is sealed with my lance

Chorus:
I can tell by the look in your eye
You've never seen the man with nothing to say
I can tell by the look in your eye
You'd better watch yourself
St. George is on his way

Is it true that he's a mighty warrior
And a viper of the first degree
I've been sentenced here to slay the giant
Geld this fear I cannot see

Can you tell me where I might find the Hydra
Is he wearing a familiar face
Does he still live below Seventh Avenue
In the slums of Satan's grace

Chorus



99

99
I've been waiting so long
Oh 99
Where did we go wrong
Oh 99
I love you

99
I keep breaking your heart
Oh 99
How can we be apart
Oh 99
I love you

Chorus:
I never thought it would happen
I feel quite the same
I don't want hurt you anymore
I never knew it would work out
No one to blame
You know I love you 99

99
You keep holding my hand
Oh 99
They don't know who I am
Oh 99
I love you

99
I can't take it no more
Oh 99
Oh we were so sure
Oh 99
I love you

Chorus



Lorraine

I've heard a lot of stories
So tell me if they're true
Oh I would die for you
Knowing that you're mine
You tell me that you're sorry
You say your heart is new
Oh I will cry for you
Call me and we'll dine
Chorus:
It's almost over Lorraine
Can you still feel the pain
Do you still want me to love you
It's such a funny day
Whoah oh oh
It's such a funny day

Tonight we sail for Paris
Where the streets are paved with gold
Your eyes have blessed my soul
Your lips, they've blessed the wine

We'll tame the Gulf of Lyons
I'll wed thee in Marseilles
We'll turn the moon to blood
If only there were time

Chorus



All Us Boys

All us boys like to drink and smoke
Pull off a joke
Blow your minds and leave
Hot tires behind

All us boys like to fight and kick
Carry a stick
We're getting older
And acting bolder

Chorus:
Mothers tell your daughters
To stay away from rock and roll
'Cause it may entice them
And mesmerize them
Even satisfy their soul

I'm sure mama told you 'bout making love
AnAnd the skies above
With its fallen angels
Diet pills
Female thrills
But mama never told you 'bout
All us boys

Chorus

All us boys just want to play
All us boys won't run away



Mama

Mama
I don't love you anymore
Money's
Got me crawlin' on the floor

Lover
I'm so ashamed that I must go
Funny
Somehow I thought by now you'd know

Chorus:
Girl you'd better take my hand
And say what you mean to say
(And she said)
"Stay as long as you can
But don't wait till you're thrown away."

Mama
Please throw me out in the cold
Woman
The love you bought waas never sold

Chorus

Mama
I don't love you anymore
Sorry
I'm not the boy you're looking for

(See the girl with they eyes on fire
Now he know she's the one he desires)



White Sister

How can you say you love me
When you don't even love yourself
You live your life like a jagged knife
Just waiting on the shelf

How can you live for tomorrow
When you curse the night and day
The minutes pass through the hour glass
As you let them slip away

Chorus:
Do you love me
White sister
Do you love me when I play your game
Do you love me
White sister
Do you love me
When I call your name

How can you touch the sorrow
With a leather gloved hand
When you summon the winds of anger
Just as fast as you can

You crucify an orphan
With the rainbow in your eyes
Then you send out invitations
And address them with his cries

I don't even know what's right
I can say
That you put up some kind of fight
I've been branded
I've been stranded
I'm so thankful for what I've been handed
I wish I could say that you're mine
Such a card game

Chorus



A Secret Love

He never felt that she cared
Turning to leave
Feeling her lonely stare
If only a secret love

Left more than a broken heart
Like a fool thnks he felt the start
Of what he hoped for so long

He waits though he knows she's gone
Alone he climbs
Until he falls

Only a secret love brings more than a broken heart

Like a fool I have played the part
Of what I hoped for so long
The need to belong...
In love

1

Turn Back

Gift With A Golden Gun

It's a twelve o'clock depression, my mind is in recession
And I can't answer you
It's the day I can't remember, I think it's late September
Or is it April blue

I can't find peace of mind in a world so unkind
It's just a little heartbreaker, just a little heartbreaker, yeah

It's a sticky situation when I'm near hallucination, and I refuse to bow
They used to think me funny when I promised them their money
But they're not laughing now

Chorus:
I can't find peace of mind, then she calls me just in time
She's a gift with a golden gun, and she's got them on the run
She's a gift with a golden gun, 'cause she knows what they've done

(Instrumental break)

Chorus

Just what they've done, done, done, done, done
What they've done, done, done, done, done
Just what they've done, done, done, done, done...



English Eyes

What you're sayin' it never really crossed my mind
I hear playin' and everybody's keepin' time
I'm recallin' that girl I met in London town
She was strange, young and tender and narrowed all my choices down

Chorus:
we ran away into the night hypnotized
You carved your name right next to mine, English Eyes

I was tryin' to read her lips and knew the time was drawing near
I forgot what she said but I remember how she whispered in my ear
I can hear laughter coming from the places we once knew
There were stories from a stranger out of nowhere but they seemed so true

Chorus

English Eyes, English Eyes

(Instrumental break)

English Eyes

Red sky warning, girl you really put a spell on me
Never told me 'bout the daddy you refused to please
You took the bishop when the king was standing right in front of you
There's nothing in it if I can't have a girl with eyes like you

Chorus repeats 2x

English Eyes, yeah, English Eyes, English Eyes



Live For Today

Baby, I'm a liar when I tell you that I just don't care
Babe, I've got to have you but you're never ever, ever there
Hey, the game is over, give it up right now
You're teasin' me, baby, how do you expect me to be without you

Chorus:
You let your hair down low
You didn't want to know about lovin' me, babe
Let's live for today, tomorrow may never come
Let's live for today, tomorrow may never come
But you just can't tell anymore

Baby, you're a teaser but you just don't dare
Baby, keep your secrets, this whole thing just ain't fair
Tonight is almost over, tomorrow you'll be gone away
So please baby, won't you stay

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Chorus



A Million Miles Away

I don't want to know the reason why you don't love me
I don't want to know the reason why you don't care
I don't want to know the reason why you're leavin' me
I'm not the only one that lost my love way down there - way down there

I don't want to hear the reason why you don't need me
I don't want to hear the reason why you don't stay
I don't want to hear the reason why you're seeing him
All I know is that I want you back, but you're

Chorus:
A million miles away and it's killin' me inside
There's a stranger in a carriage and he's takin' her out tonight
The devil's ridin' on a full moon and he sends his love
When I'm a million miles away

(Instrumental break)

I don't want to be the reason why you don't love me
And I don't want to be the reason why you don't care
I don't want to be the reason why you're leavin' me
I'm not the only one that lost my love

Chorus

He sends his love and I'm a hundred million miles away



Goodbye Elenore

I wanna give her something she'll remember
And she say, "No, no, no, no, no"
I wanna squeeze her tight and not offend her, yeah
She said, "No, no, no, no, no"
(And he thought that she was coming back, but she wrote him a letter)
Sealed it with a kiss and placed it in front of my door

Chorus:
Seems as though you've got your way before
You left me standing helpless just when I need more
You broke my heart for the last time, you broke my heart for the last time
You broke my heart for the last time, goodbye Elenore

I tried to tell the boys all about her, yeah
And they say, "No, no, no, no, no"
They told me she was loose, no doubt about her
Well I say, "No, no, no, no, no"
(And he thought that she was coming back, but she wrote him a letter)
Sealed it with a kiss and placed it in front of my door

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Chorus You broke my heart for the last time, broke my heart, it's the last time
You stole my heart and now you're gone forevermore



I Think I Could Stand You Forever

Would you say no if I asked you for your hand
Could you believe in the same words that I don't understand
And would you cry if I told you I must go

Chorus:

I've been waiting such a long, long time, I think I could stand you forever
I've been wanting you a long, long time, I think I could stand you forever

Would you say no if I asked you for this one chance
Am I a fool to believe that this night is circumstance
I wish that for once you could see the look in your own eyes

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Chorus

I think I could stand you forever
Think I could stand you, think I could stand you forever, yeah
Think I could stand you forever, yeah - I think I could stand you
Think I could stand you forever, yeah - forever and ever
Think I could stand you forever, yeah
Think I could stand you forever and ever and ever



Turn Back

Only the wind sang the words he could hear
Born of the sand washed ashore on a tear
Time wrote the lines on his face like a scroll
Love is a loss to the man with no soul

Chorus:
Run through the darkness he hears - turn back
There's no survivors, you can't turn back
Dreams keep him turning back the years

(Instrumental break)

Raising his sail cast away on his own
Motherless child on a sea all alone
Morpheus calls but they won't lay him down
Creatures of midnight appear with no sound

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Run through the darkness, turn back the years, turn back the years



If It's The Last Night

I don't know if you'll understand
But I'm hopin' that you'll follow me down to the waterway
I'll be there if you change your mind
Listening to the ticking of the hands on a clock working overtime

Chorus:
If it's the last night it oughta be left for lovin', girl
If it's the last night it oughta be left for lovin', girl
If it's the last night it oughta be left for lovin', girl I've seen your face on every girl that I've held since you went away
It's getting late and I have to know
I'm mending the wings of a heart that was broken not so long ago

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

If it's the last night it oughta be left for lovin', girl

TOTO IV

Rosanna

All I wanna do when I wake up in the morning is see you eyes
Rosanna, Rosanna
I never thought that a girl like you could ever care for me, Rosanna

All I wanna do in the middle of the evening is hold you tight
Rosanna, Rosanna
I didn't know you were looking for more than I could ever be

Chorus:
Not quite a year since she went away, Rosanna yeah
Now she's gone and I have to say
Meet you all the way, meet you all the way, Rosanna yeah
Meet you all the way, meet you all the way, Rosanna yeah

I can see your face still shining through the window on the other side
Rosanna, Rosanna
I didn't know that a girl like you could make me feel so sad, Rosanna

All I wanna tell you is now you'll never ever have to compromise
Rosanna, Rosanna
I never thought that losing you could ever hurt so bad

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Chorus

Meet you all the way, meet you all the way, Rosanna yeah
Meet you all the way, meet you all the way, Rosanna yeah



Make Believe

Chorus:

Why don't we make believe we're in love again
Who said the crimson moon doesn't shine
Where do people go when they're lookin' for that one of a kind

Why don't we make believe that we're sorry
Why must we hold it all inside
Where do lovers go when they're runnin' and there's no place to hide

Always remember - the day we met in the foreign rain
You were content and - we went our seperate ways
No matter which way the wind blows now, hang on to it anyhow
Don't ever say it could never be the same

Chorus

Always remember - holding hands on a summer day
You were content ob das stimmt?? and - you took it all away
I didn't come here to change your mind, lead you on and waste your time
All alone in the evening, gettin' blue

Why don't we make believe

(Instrumental break)

Chorus

Why don't we make believe, why don't we make believe



I Won't Hold You Back

If I had another chance tonight
I'd try to tell you that the things we had were right
Time can't erase the love we shared
But it gives me time to realize just how much you cared

Now you're gone, I'm really not the same
I guess I have myself to blame
Time can't erase the things we said
But it gives me time to realize that you're the one instead

Chorus:
You know I won't hold you back now, the love we had just can't be found
You know I can't hold you back now

Now that I'm alone it gives me time
to think about the years that you were mine
Time can't erase the love we shared
But it gives me time to realize just how much you cared

Chorus
(Instrumental break)
You know I won't hold you back now,
the love we had just can't be found
Listen to me baby
You know I can't hold you back now



Good For You

If you're dreamin', son don't you rise, I never get lost, so deep into us
I won't give up until you give in, but I know you must realize

Chorus:
I could be good for you, you could be good for me too, yeah
I could be good for you, you could be good for me too

Everyone knows, but they don't know why, how much will a smile, you satisfy
Stars gonna shine, the way that you feel, so there is no reason, I wonder why

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Chorus repeats 2x



It's A Feeling

It's a feeling, I don't belong here
But a man's on the outside looking in, wondering who's in his old armchair

It's a feeling, you never belonged to me
First you're on the up 'n up, I only look down and see
Only look down and see

You're fighting me, you knew me, all desires
No lock or key can hide the truth you're keeping from mee

(repeats 2x)

It's a feeling...



Afraid Of Love


You stole my heart the moment you came to town
I said hello but you were gone when I turned around
You can't get away, can't get away, even if you try now
I wanna tell you but the words just can't be found

I like the way you move and just the way you are
I can't take anymore, 'cos girl, you're pushin' too hard
You can't get away, can't let you go, what's a boy to do now
You got me askin' myself how I survived this far

Chorus:

I gotta get away from you, girl
'Cos I've never been afraid of love 'til I met you
Never thought a girl could make me feel the way you do
Never been afraid of - never been afraid of love 'til I met you
Ooh, yes you say

(Instrumental break)

Can't be something that you never ever had
When I stop and think about you, it makes me laugh
You took me by surprise, I saw it in your eyes, I never had a chance, girl
Now that I see what you are, it doesn't hurt so bad

Chorus



Lovers In The Night


It's just the soul that matters, and I don't know why
You know she's gonna make you cry, you know she's gonna make you cry
She'll have you walk beneath the ladder you were meant to climb
You know she's gonna make you try, you know she's gonna make you try

Chorus:
Ooh, you know we're lovers in the night
Ooh, you know we're lovers in the night

It's just the soul that matters, and keeps her satisfied
You know she's gonna make you cry, you know she's gonna make you cry
She'll have you wishin' that you had her come your way to shine
You know she's gonna make you try, ooh, you know she's gonna make you high

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

It's just the soul that matters, and keeps her satisfied
You know she's gonna make you cry, you know she's gonna make you cry
She'll have you wishin' that you had her come your way to shine
You know she's

(Instrumental break)

Chorus repeats 2x

Ooh, you know we're lovers in the night



We Made It


Bad time for love - you caught me on your birthday
I could feel your heart break into a hundred pieces
We were too torn apart, now it seems so senseless
And if we're clever, we'll put it together, it may be forever

Chorus:
We made it, made it, made it before, I know that we can make it again
We made it, made it, made it before, I know that we can make it again

Down on my luck, you arrived just in time, my angel
Thought you'd given me up, like a rhyme that needs no reason
I want you enough to keep my life untangled
If we're clever, we'll put it together, 'cos it may be forever

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

I want you enough to keep my life untangled
If we're clever, we'll put it together, 'cos it may be forever

Chorus repeats 2x

If ever we'll make it, we're gonna make it girl
And I know we can take it, we got to take it, girl

If ever we can make it, we gotta make it
And I know we can take it...



Waiting For Your Love


Hands, don't let her go, 'cause then the midnight icy winds will blow
Eyes, give every drop, this ain't the way that should've made her stop
Arms, just let her know, no one fills the place she used to grow
Smile, don't leave me now, 'cos you're the reason she's here anyhow

Words, be gentle when you speak into her heart
'Cos if it breaks, she may not come again

Chorus:
I've been waitin' for your love and it's been here all the time
Right in front of me
I've been sittin', waitin' for your love, and all the time it's been here
Right in front of me

Look, forget your pride, she might kiss as you're like even tide
Song, be in her heart, especially when we're apart
Love, be by my side, 'cos if she leaves there ain't no place to hide
Soul, be with her now, 'cos you're the first one she knew anyhow

Words, be gentle when you speak into her heart
'Cos if it breaks, she may not come again

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Words be gentle when you speak into her heart
'Cos if it breaks, she may not come again

I've been sittin', waitin' for your love, and all the time it's been here
Right in front of me
Draw the line, I'll step across, even further I give in, you got me, yeah
I've been sittin', waitin' for your love, and all the time it's been here
Right in front of me, yeah
Just separated by ten thousand miles, you're not alone, girl you got me, yeah
Guess I needn't tell you that I'm not around, I'm inside, you got me, yeah
I've been waitin' for your love, it's been here all the time
Right in front of me



Africa

I hear the drums echoing tonight
But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation
She's coming in 12:30 flight
The moonlit wings reflect the stars that guide me towards salvation
I stopped an old man along the way
Hoping to find some long forgotten words or ancient melodies
He turned to me as if to say, "Hurry boy, it's waiting there for you"

Chorus:
It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
I bless the rains down in Africa
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

The wild dogs cry out in the night
As they grow restless longing for some solitary company
I know that I must do what's right
Sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti
I seek to cure what's deep inside, frightened of this thing that I've become

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Hurry boy, she's waiting there for you

It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
I bless the rains down in Africa, I bless the rains down in Africa
I bless the rains down in Africa, I bless the rains down in Africa
I bless the rains down in Africa
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

Isolation

Carmen

Last night she ran away
Left a letter by the telephone
She didn't take the time to say goodbye
He knows he has to find her
Find a way to make her come back home
She stretched her wings and learned to fly

Carmen
Carmen, don't you care for me
Carmen
Carmen, don't you care
Carmen, don't you care for me

He calls but there's no answer
Operator, ring it one more time
He thinks of her and shuts his eyes
She wears the ring he gave her
Something magic, and it once was mine
Will she be thinking of him tonight?

Carmen
Carmen, don't you care for me
Carmen
Carmen, don't you care
Carmen, don't you care for me

He has to find her
I really miss that girl
He steals into the night
He'll go mad without her
I'm so mad about her

Carmen
Carmen, don't you care for me
Carmen
Carmen, don't you care
Carmen, don't you care for me



Lion

I got my feet back on the ground
We were headed for disaster
Woke up, I got ready for work
You weren't around
I was fast, but you were faster
Such a night, feeling right
Nothing I could say
(Then you went away)
Have to know, why'd you go?
Couldn't even beg you to stay

Lyin' in a sweat, tryin' to forget
All of my lovin' for you girl
Lyin' in a sweat, tryin' to forget
All of my lovin' for you girl

Huntress, you compell me with your eyes
It's my heart that you're enslaving
Serpent dance
You really hypnotize
To the lion's den is the road for me you're paving
In a trance, saw you dance
And you made romance to me
(Don't take it away)
Took a chance, circumstance
And it wasn't hard to see

Lyin' in a sweat, tryin' to forget
All of my lovin' for you girl
Lyin' in a sweat, tryin' to forget
All of my lovin' for you girl

You're the one that made me feel this way
So alone without your smile
You took my heart
Left my soul to pay
Just to watch me crawl on another smile

Lyin' in a sweat, tryin' to forget
All of my lovin' for you girl
Lyin' in a sweat, tryin' to forget
All of my lovin' for you girl



Stranger In Town

I remember it was late one night
in the middle of a dream
woke up in a pool of sweat
thought I heard a scream
Ran over to the window sill
stuck my head out for a peek
Dressed in black was a man I didn't recognise
running down my back street
My heart skipped a beat

Chorus (2x):
You better watch out, there's a stranger in town
You better watch out when he comes around
Don't make a sound

The morning paper and the head-lines read:Danger to the queen
Buckingham Palace better tighten things up
The son of a bitch is mean.
Vendors on the corner just doin' their job
acting like nothing's new
Scotland Yard's still looking for him
but he doesn't leave
a single clue

Chorus (2x)

You better watch out..

Who's this man who fell out of the sky?
What's he done and where's he live?
How can a man who's a criminal be a hero to the kids?
The old couple swear that the Riper's back
they say it's him all right.
The young girl says it's Jesus and he won't be back again
tonight
I wonder who's right ?

Chorus

You better watch out...



Angel Don't Cry

Uncanny woman
You weaved your spell on me
I was taken by the look in your eyes
For all the wrong reasons
You must have been a spiteful child
Full of anger
Raised by the hand of a duchess, a mother and a heathen

You laid your tender trap of crystals and wine
Your neck was sweetly laced with a scent I did not mind

I can't lie
I can't lie
I can't lie
Angel don't cry
Angel don't cry

Queen of darkness
You got your way with me
You caressed ev'ry part of me soul
You got what you were after
A savage and an angel
You innocently hunger for love
Still shivering from the coldness of you laughter

You laid your tender trap of crystals and wine
Your neck was sweetly laced with a scent I did not mind

I can't lie
I can't lie
I can't lie
Angel don't cry
Angel don't cry
No, angel don't cry
Angel don't cry
No, no, no



How Does It Feel

Morning's here
I feel so far away
It seems like I felt this before
All alone
Sun burns my skin
I can't live with pain anymore
And with you on my mind
Thinking of all that we've said
Were they just words
We'll live to regret
Why won't you stay?

How does it feel
To make me fall apart
Could this be love
Or just a broken heart
How do you feel
When you see me cryin' again

Times have changed
Is love at an end?
What makes us wonder why?
Rearranged
Just pretend
I can't stand the thought of goodbyes
And with you on my mind
Thinking of all that we've said
Were they just words
We'll live to regret
Why won't you stay?

How does it feel
To make me fall apart
Could this be love
Or just a broken heart
How do you feel
When you see me cryin' again

How does it feel
To make me fall apart
Could this be love
Or just a broken heart
How do you feel
When you see me cryin' again



Endless

You better wrap yourself around me
It's a miracle that you've found me
I can't fool myself any longer
We're both willing, young and able
Let's put our cards on the table
This feelin's gettin' stronger
I see the sunlit tears in your eyes again
Now I realize
Maybe it's the right time
Oh, maybe you're the right one
Ooh, and now I understand
You could've slipped through my hands
Well, I just can't wait anymore
There's a chance we can make it
We just gotta take it

Endless are the nights
I stay with you
Endless are the dreams
You made come true
Forever in my arms
You're the reason tonight our love is endless

We better get ourselves together
Before we hit bad weather
And we can't go any further
Won't you give me some affection
Point me in the right direction
This storm is blowin' harder
Here comes that voice deep inside again
And it says to me
That maybe it's the right thing
Oh, maybe you're the right one
Ooh, and now I understand
You could've slipped through my hands
Well, I just can't wait anymore
There's a chance we can make it
We just gotta take it

Endless are the nights
I stay with you
Endless are the dreams
You made come true
Forever in my arms
You're the reason tonight our love is endless



Isolation

I'm stranded here in a dream and there's no ticket back
I feel a cold wind blowin', my future looks black
You left me here and you've taken all my yesterdays
I guess to stand alone is the price that I pay
Now look what you've done to me
Because we just disagree
I'm out here alone and it's you that I'm waiting for

Can't go livin' without you, girl
It doesn't matter what you say or do, girl
Can't go livin' without you, girl
Isolation

I close my eyes and you're dancin' in the moonlight with me
I try to touch you, but you, you had to get free
I turned around and you're nowhere left in sight
I'm just a lone survivor, you know it ain't right
Now look what you've done to me
Because we just disagree
I'm out here alone and it's you that I'm waiting for

Can't go livin' without you, girl
You know that I'll be waiting here for you, girl
Can't go livin' without you, girl
Isolation

I remember holding you just yesterday
But you're memory is all that I have today
We were talking 'bout promises we once had made
But you never came back
Why'd you run away
(You ran away)

Can't go livin' without you, girl
It doesn't matter what you say or do
Can't go livin' without you, girl
Isolation
Girl, I'm so isolated
Can't go livin' without you, girl, oh
Girl, you know I'm gonna wait for you
Can't go livin' without you, girl
Isolation



Mr. Friendly

Get out I won't even listen
I can't hear a single word you say
Enough of your intimidation
Don't tell me 'bout the price I pay
Take off don't want your kind of trouble
Don't wanna see you hangin' 'round my place
It's late and here's the situation
I never wanna see your face

You just drag me down
And I've got the scars to show
I think you oughta know

You got the best of me
Mister Friendly
You got the best of me

Don't ask can't promise any favors
Don't want to owe you in anything again
Bad luck it's your occupation
Can't you see you are your own worst friend
I'm gone the masquerade is over
I'm cashin' in the silver tray
So long I can't buy this evil game you play

You just drag me down
And I've got the scars to show
I think you oughta know

You got the best of me
Mister Friendly
You got the best of me

He's standing in your way
You smile like it's okay
Knowing you'll show him somehow
You're running out of time
Too late to change your mind
No one can save you now

You got the best of me
Mister Friendly
You got the best of me



Change Of Heart

I got your letter stating I'm the only one
Are you forgetting all the damage that I've done
Are you waiting, contemplating why you changed your mind
Can't push my luck, good ones are getting hard to find

I'm wond'ring now if everything will be the same
I feel so empty knowing I'm the one to blame
And all along I never thought I stood a chance
Those lonely hours, mem'ries of you did enhance

Deep in the night when I need you so
You are the light; I can't let you go
You've been the one from the very start
You've got the power, girl, to change a heart
You've got the power, girl, to change a heart

The timing's right for all our diff'rences to end
We've come so far from all the places that we've been
My heart is telling me that you're my closest friend
It's alright, hold on tight, and do it all again

Deep in the night when I need you so
You are the light; I can't let you go
You've been the one from the very start
You've got the power, girl, to change a heart
You've got the power, girl, to change a heart

Deep in the night when I need you so
You are the light; I can't let you go
You've been the one from the very start
You've got the power, girl, to change a heart
You've got the power, girl, to change a heart



Holyanna

Your hair's a mess
You better put on a dress
And get your feet back on the ground
You fix your eyes
For some city guys
Who wouldn't save you if you drowned
You hang on Forty-second street
And do your homework in the bar
Saint Helen says you're missin' school
And I'm wond'rin' where you are

Holyanna
Holyanna
Girl, what you do to me
Holyanna
Holyanna
Girl, you're a blue-eyed mystery

You read your books
Until nobody looks
And then you slip out after dark
You steal my love
Then say you're sorry
And do your penance in the park
You fooled your mother when you skipped ballet
To paint your face for the midnight show
And in the morning you knelt beside your bed
And prayed she'd never know

Holyanna
Holyanna
Girl, what you do to me
Holyanna
Holyanna
Girl, you're a blue-eyed mystery

Holyanna
Holyanna
Girl, what you do to me
Holyanna
Holyanna
Girl, you're a blue-eyed mystery

Fahrenheit

Till The End

I know what's on your mind
Let's lay it on the line
All the things were missin'
Look I just came back to town
Drink that green dragon down
It's time for me talk and you to listen
I know my heart, I know it well
Bet your analyst forgot to ask that question
We're at the start and time will tell

Chorus:
Till the end
Your name will touch my lips like prayin'
Till the end
I'll be the keeper of the words your heart is sayin'
Till the end
You and I will learn a language new and unspoken
Till the end
We'll be the ones who hold the key to a lock that's open

Girl not so long ago
A boy that didn't know
That he was hurtin'
Pushed somebody down
They fell and hit the gound
But i never meant for you to be that person
You know my heart, you know me well
It's never been my style to take advantage
We're at the start and time will tell



We Can Make It Tonight

I'm counting on you
Gotta know -- the time has come to follow through
Drive straight through the night
Just hold on -- we can make it home before daylight

There's a voice inside you
And you know it can't be wrong
So break away from this pain, girl
We've held out much too long

Chorus:

We can make it tonight
If you give me the sign
And I'll be by your side
I've got the feeling it's right
We can make it in time
We can make it tonight

Fear nothing at all
Ya gotta know that nothing is impossible
The things I've seen with these eyes
Precious dreams
That somehow you don't realize

Well there's a thirst inside you
I know I can't be wrong
So let's get out of the storm girl
We've waited much too long



Without Your Love

It's late at night, nothin's feelin' right
Since you've gone away
I think I know why you left this time,
But it's still hard to say
I nearly lost it, when he came around you
Now I'm holdin' it all inside and it's killin' me

We used to meet at an old cafe in Chi-Town
At first you could hear the wind stop,
Then my heart would pound
I remember everything you used to do, girl
Now I'm learning something that you already knew

Chorus:

It's not the same without your love
Every night and every day, girl
It's not the same without your love
You don't have to be afraid
It's not the same without your love
Every night and every day, girl
It's not the same without your love

I sa you through the door, with your motor runnin'
I can still hear the sound
I knew then, when you asked him in, you let your guard down
You're talking soft, don't tell me,
I know you're sincere
I just called to tell you I'm the only one here

Chorus



Can't Stand It Any Longer

Standin' on thin ice
Walkin' on a fine line
Never seem to buy, enough for you
If you're lookin' for a way out
Then you're headed for the right place
Givin' up is something I can't do

Ooh you got sharp claws
Always got your back up
Venom in your eyes, and blood so blue
Hangin' on a black tie
Sippin' on a half shell
Holdin' all the cards, and a joker too

Bridge:
You should have told me sooner
I would have let you go
Now you're driving me crazy

Chorus:
I can't stand it any longer
When you pay the price for freedom
It ain't wrong girl
I can't stand it any longer

Dancin' on hot coals
Playin' with a live wire
Sneakin' out the back door, you're so cool
If you really wanna move on
Then there's nothing left to say
Here's a ticket for the bus stop
I'm no fool

Bridge
Chorus



I'll Be Over You

Some people live their dreams
Some people close their eyes
Some people's destiny
Passes by

There are no guarantees
There are no alibis
That's how our love must be
Don't ask why

Bridge:
It takes some time
God knows how long
I know that I can forget you

Chorus:
As soon as my heart stops breakin'
Anticipating
As soon as forever is through
I'll be over you

Remembering times gone by
Promises we once made
What are the reasons why
Nothing stays the same

Bridge:
There were the nights holding you close
Someday I'll try to forget them
Someday I'll be over you

Chorus



Fahrenheit

Feel the heat - in the street
Find out what your people are sayin'

Feel the heat - in the street
Find out what the people are sayin'
'Bout you! Yeh you

Friends you keep - lie and cheat
Makin' rules for games that they're playin'

When you meet - on the street
You find out all along they're playin'
Me against you

Bridge:
I don't care what they say about me
I've heard that all before
Just make this one exception
Give me your affection
Listen to your heart for what you need

Feel the heat - in the street
You're the one that keeps the boys dreamin'

If you feel the need - come to me
Or you may find what's on your mind
May come true



Somewhere Tonight

When you meet a special person
And it feels good passing time
You tell yourself it's casual
But they have something else in mind

You try to make some reason
A voice calls out from across the room
She runs away without an answer
She runs away too soon

Chorus:
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying

We all belong to someone
Sometimes they're so far away
You write down words in letters
Not quite sure what they say

You know that she needs you
And you miss her in your heart
But a certain feeling lingers
That keeps us miles apart

Chorus:
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
(You'd better believe)
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying

(Instrumental break)

(Oh Lord)
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
(You'd better believe)
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying
Somewhere tonight
Someone's crying



Could This Be Love

There was a young girl
Ridin' on the wind
She had all of the answers
Didn't need to pretend
I remember - she was the only friend I ever needed

Now I wonder
How to work it all out
My hands are tremblin'
I've got this feelin' now

Bridge:
There's a bit of thunder
Pounding in my heart
A little uncertainty
That's been there from the start
Don't tell me all the look you gave
Were the ones that I misread
'Cause all I hear now
Is a voice inside my head

Chorus:
Could this be love
That I hear calling
Could this be love
That I hear calling

Got a fast education
Holding you in tears
Someone finally hurt you
After all these years
Got to get my message to you somehow

Now you're lookin' in my eyes for courage
Too late to think this through
Baby
There must be somethinbg we can do

Bridge
Chorus
Bridge
Repeat Chorus



Lea

Here's to the few. Who fared - my love
Only for you - I cared - my love
I've given it hope, and I know it's only you
Encased in silence

Here's to the you - who saved - my love
Only to you - I gave - my love
I've given it thought, and it's not all that appears

Chorus:
Lea, how long will you still want me to want you
In and around you
Lea, my concertina
Will you still want me to want you

Here's to the you - who dared - my love
Only with you - I shared - my love
I've given it though, and it's not all that appears

Chorus

Bridge:
Who cares - what the cynics say
I care - if only you're on your way
Lea - don't let the same be true
Lea - do you still want me to want you



Don't stop me now

(Instrumental)

The seventh one

Pamela

Oh! Yeah.

Side by side, I'll be yours forever
Rain or shine, any kind of weather
There isn't anything I wouldn't do for you
Let's take what's getting old and make it new

Oh, eye to eye, it's a blinding confrontation
You and I, we're a deadly combination
So don't start mixing truth with jealousy
The road we're on is clear as far as I can see

Chorus:
Pamela, don't break this heart of mine
Just remember, it may not heal this time
Pamela, there is no second chance, for the one who leaves it all behind

Black and white always go together
Day and night you're the precious juwel I treasure
Wanting every part of you is not a crime
Or could it be that you're the one who's wrong this time

Chorus:
Pamela, don't break this heart of mine
Just remember, it may not heal this time
Pamela, there is no second chance, for the one who leaves it all behind

(Instrumental break)

Oh, Pamela (Oh, Pamela)
Thousands of miles away, but always in my heart

Chorus:
Pamela, don't break this heart of mine
Just remember, it may not heal this time
Pamela, there is no second chance, for the one who leaves it all behind



You Got Me

Momma said be careful what you do, yeah you.
She said, don't you let just anybody talk to you, no no no
I can't hide the way you make me feel inside
I'm afraid if momma only knew, it feels right

Chorus:
If you want me, you got me, and if you need me, you got me all night
And if you love me, you got me all night long

I confess I love the things you do, yes I do
Your caress keeps me coming back to you, only you

Chorus:
If you want me, you got me, and if you need me, you got me all night
And if you love me, you got me all night long

(Instrumental break)

Chorus:
If you want me, you got me, and if you need me, you got me all night
And if you love me, you got me all night long

Chorus:
If you want me, you got me, and if you need me, you got me all night
And if you love me, you got me all night long



Anna

Anna please turn around, we'll work it out somehow
Anna don't turn me down, there's still a chance if we can hold out once more

'Cause we started out with love, that was more than enough
And that's a lot to give up

Chorus:
Even if you turn and walk away, love will bring you back somehow
I will wait forever and a day, 'cause I believe without a doubt
The time will not run out on our love

Anna you gotta stay, it's just a stage we're going through
And Anna this all can change, if we turn the page then we can start all again

'Cause we almost touched the sky, and it could never again be this right
Anna please change your mind

Chorus:
Even if you turn and walk away, love will bring you back somehow
I will wait forever and a day, 'cause I believe without a doubt
The time will not run out on our love
(Instrumental break)

Chorus:
Even if you turn and walk away, love will bring you back somehow
I will wait forever and a day, 'cause I believe without a doubt
The time will not run out on our love

Chorus:
Even if you turn and walk away, love will bring you back somehow
I will wait forever and a day, 'cause I believe without a doubt
The time will not run out on our love

And I believe without a doubt, the time will not run out
And I believe without a doubt, the time will not run out on our love



Stop Loving You

Reflections in my mind, thoughts I can't define
My heart is racing and the night goes on
I can almost hear a laugh, coming from your photograph
Funny how a look can share a thousand meanings
Well-intended lies, contemplating alibies
Is it really you, or is it me I'm blaming
A distant memory flashes over me
Even though you're gone, I feel you deep inside

Dance beneath the light with that look in your eyes

Chorus:
I can't stop loving you, time passes quickly and chances are few
I won't stop till I'm through loving you, girl

There's a window in a heart, I've tried to look through from the start
You're never really sure what someone else is thinking
Someone's broken something new, another altered point of view
Just a certain someone's conscience playing

I held it in my hand, I did not understand
What lives inside the wind that cries her name
Tried to catch a shooting star, what seems so close can't be that far
I'm living in a dream that's never ending

Dance beneath the light with that look in your eyes

Chorus:
I can't stop loving you, time passes quickly and chances are few
I won't stop till I'm through loving you, girl

(Instrumental break)

Dancing with that look that's in your eyes
Chorus:
I can't stop loving you, time passes quickly and chances are few
I won't stop till I'm through loving you, girl

Chorus:
I can't stop loving you, time passes quickly and chances are few
I won't stop till I'm through loving you, Loving you...



Mushanga

I can't forget you, my little Mushanga, I keep a place in my heart for you
The days of waiting, they keep getting longer, and not a thing I can do
I was a poet, a magazine writer, sent to report on political views
It was by chance, through a lens that I met you, a Kingston girl with no shoes

Chorus:
[
You were runnin' down the road, I was going your way
You stopped and turned around, and lent you my hand
You smiled though you were suffering, I didn't understand, then

You broke into my heart, I saw your eyes and then I knew
You broke into my heart, like the wind and rain that followed you
You broke into my heart, had the Lord above forgotten you?
You broke in from the start, and all my tears belong to you
Mushanga, oh, Mushanga, oh
]

I sat and watched as she danced by the fires
Through ancient songs did the tale unfold
They sang of diamonds that came from their mountains
And loss of lives mining white man's gold

I had to leave and go back to Manhattan
Where all my stories are bought and sold
I know the city would surely be saddened, if what I knew could be told


It's been so long since I last heard your laughter
So many letters and still no news
I hope you find all the things that you're after
You know my heart is with you

Chorus

Mushanga, oh, Mushanga, oh (repeats 3x)



Stay Away

You gave me too many chances, now it's drivin' us apart
I keep on runnin' with the boys, girl, but then you knew that from the start
It must keep building up inside you, 'cause you never let it show
I know I'm hanging on the edge now, but I won't let go

I never meant to hurt you, but something was on my mind
Just give me one more chance, we can make it this time

Stay away, stay away from my heart - bet I'm trying my best
Stay away, stay away from my heart

If you gave me three wishes, I'd throw two of them away
I've seen that look in your eye girl, I'd use the last one this way
We've been from rags to riches, but your love can't be bought
I'm just a junkyard dog, girl, who's afraid he's been caught

You're standing in the shadows, watching everything that I do
And I know the way things must look, it couldn't be further from the truth

Stay away, stay away from my heart - I'm doing all that I can
Stay away, stay away from my heart

Remember how it used to be girl, makin' love like it's the last time
We held each other close, not knowing what we'd found
You felt the pounding of my thunder, as your rain was pouring down

(Instrumental break)

I never meant to hurt you, but something was on my mind
Just give me one more chance, we can make it this time

Stay away, stay away from my heart - yeah, but I wanna stay here with you
Stay away, stay away from my heart - yeah, I'm doing all I can do
Stay away, stay away from my heart - but I wanna stay away from you
Stay away, stay away from my heart...



Straight For The Heart

Boy meets girl on the playground of life
Falls in love for the very first time
Late at night he sees her alone, but she's the type that can never be owned

He can't get her off his mind, but she knows he'll get over her in time
And the world goes round and round

Chorus:
She goes straight for the heart, she serves it sweet and cold
But she goes straight for the heart
It's just the only thing that she's ever known

Boy sees girl on the poor side of town
A city princess with her very own crown
He's too young to be taking such a chance
'Cause she walks the streets in the name of romance

Everywhere she goes he's there and she knows, he's just another fool who cares
And the world goes round and round

Chorus

Everywhere she goes he's there and she knows, he's just another fool who cares
And the world goes round and round

She goes straight for the heart, she serves it sweet and cold
But she goes straight for the heart

'Cause that's the only thing that she's ever known (repeats 4x)



Only The Children

We keep hurting each other when words can't be easily said
No understanding or reason, just fear and confusion instead
We need hope for the future, and the young need a chance to survive
No one knows the pain that's felt by the innocent, they're
Fighting to stay alive, can no one see the tears in their eyes

Chorus:
Only the children, only the children cry, only the children

Why do those who have plenty ignore those with nothing at all
Why must the ones just beginning, stand with their backs to the wall
They keep asking for answers and we keep on telling them lies
They only want to understand what they feel inside
The hunger that tears them apart
It's the one thing they've known from the start

Chorus - (only the children cry)

(Instrumental break)

Chorus repeats ...



A Thousand Years

Day after day, I feel myself slowing down, what does it mean?
The air has changed, it's getting harder to breathe, or so it would seem
Sail me away to a distant shore, where everything's fine

Chorus:
A thousand years, lost in the blink of an eye
If the sky keeps fallin', the world will come tumblin' down
In a thousand years

Tell me my friend, can you imagine a place free of boundaries and lies
There's blood on the wind and it's come all of the way from faraway skies
Take me away to a different world where everything's fine

Chorus

A thousand years, one day for every life
Just keep on going, we'll find you a home underground, in a thousand years

(Instrumental break)

Sail me away to a distant shore, where everything's fine

Chorus

A thousand years, one day for every life
Just keep on going, we'll find you a home underground, in a thousand years



These Chains

Everybody keeps talkin' about you, I can't lie anymore
Been too long, what went wrong? It's a mystery
Why you ever walked out that door
What direction should I go? Girl what's next for me, I don't know

Chorus:
Is it gonna get easier than tryin' to break these chains around my heart
Ohhh ohhh
Does it ever get easier, without you I can't pull these chains apart
Ohhh ohhh

I see your face when I look in the mirror
I feel your touch but you're not there
Wakin' up, had enough of this dream of mine, girl this just isn't fair
What direction should I go? Girl what's next for me, I don't know

Chorus

Day by day, until they break, ohhh ohhh

Chorus repeats out



Home Of The Brave

Everything's gonna be alright boys, help is on the way
Hold your head up high now, there's no need to cry now
We're not running anymore

Leave the politics behind boys, they're not working anymore
There's so much more at stake here, it's make or break here
Haven't we been here before - tell me what we're waiting for

Chorus:
You gotta remember, you don't have to be afraid
You still have the freedom to learn, and say what you wanna say
You gotta remember, don't let 'em take away
The land we call the home of the brave

Who sings the song of the people, you don't hear it anymore
I heard it late last summer, to the beat of a different drummer
It never sounded quite like that before

So you're trying to shake this feeling, that trouble's right outside the door
You lie awake each dark night, like a time bomb wound up too tight
A storm in waiting, just offshore - tell me what we're waiting for

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Chorus repeats 2x


The Seventh one

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ... the seventh one
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ... the seventh one

Come on

Today we'll walk around the world
Today we'll walk around the world - hey
Today we'll walk around the world - hey
Today we'll walk around the world

Come on

Walk around the world
Walk around the world

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ... the seventh one
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ... the seventh one

Hey

Hey

We'll walk around the world - come on
Today we'll walk around the world - come on
Today we'll walk around the world - come on
Today we'll walk around the world - come on

The seventh one

The seventh one

The seventh one

 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

The seventh one - hey

 

Today

 

Hey

 

Hey

Come on

Do me one more time

It's the seventh one - hey

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... the seventh one - hey

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... the seventh one - one

 

Today

 

Today we'll walk around the world
Today we'll walk around the world - come on
Today we'll walk around the world

Easy to do
Today we'll walk around the world - come on

 

The seventh one

The seventh one

The seventh one

 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2

The seventh one

 

Come on baby

 

The seventh one

 

Today we'll walk around the world

The seventh one

Number seventh one

The seventh one

The seventh one

Past to Present

Love Has The Power

There is too much hatred, there is too much starvation, too much inhumanity

Some people get the kicks out of throwing bricks at me
No real reason, just jealousy
Angry words and bad attitudes is gonna get you nowhere

Watching you watching me, it's alright, 'cos I will make it right

Chorus:
Love has the power, it's strong as a tower you can lean on
Love is a fire, a burning desire, it's so warm (oh)

Some believe in the almighty dollar, some don't believe in nothing at all
There's a power that's within you, it will never never ever let you down

I'm the way, I'm the key to liberty and unity, are you listening

Chorus

One hundred million voices singing (can you hear the voices singing)
No weak, no strong, no right, no wrong - imagine (you gotta keep imagining)
Impossible, the sceptics say,wait and see there's gonna come a day

Chorus

Love has the power, it's strong as a tower you can lean on
Love has the power, it's strong as a tower you can lean on

There's no difference between black or white, the light of life
I can hear the children laughing
Men at war, stop your worries, give peace a chance, there's a new day dawning
Come together, come together, come together
(Wisdom is the mouth of peace, of innocence)



Out Of Love

Paint me a picture of two lovers, show me the lovers torn apart

You made me fall in love with you, the dance of lovers takes two
Somehow the music stopped, and so did our love

I tried to put the pieces together, and I got a grip on my life
They say there's one born every minute who has all for a lifetime
What good is a lifetime if I can't be with you

Chorus:
I just wanna hold you, just wanna touch you, just let me love you
When I see your face, my heart cries out for you
I guess that fools never learn how to fall out of love

I do admit I really miss you, there are some things time cannot change
And I would be a liar baby, if I told you I didn't care
'Cos it makes a difference, baby when you're not there

Chorus

I just wanna hold you, just wanna touch you, just let me love you
When I see your face, my heart, my heart goes crazy baby
It's what's calling your name

I just wanna hold you, just wanna touch you, I just wanna hold you
When I see your face, my heart cries out for you
I guess that fools never learn how to fall out of love



Can You Hear What I'm Saying

The world is precious, a gift to you and me
I suggest we treat her right, with love and dignity

Everybody's looking for some peace of mind
If you seek the truth then you will surely find
Everybody wants to have global peace
While the press of a button can shake the world to its knees

Chorus:

Can you hear what I'm saying, can you hear what I'm saying

There are those who say might is right, I beg to disagree
I say we all unite and redirect our destiny

Everybody's looking for a quick solution
Our lungs are chocking from beathing air polution
I say put down your guns and stop the revolution
I say it's time we make a restitution, yes

Chorus - can you hear me now

Chorus repeats 2x

Can you hear me now, I am calling out to you
(Can you hear me calling out to you, can you hear me calling out to you)

There's so much starvation, so much say untruth
So much prejudice, there's so much liquidation - oh how long, how long

Can you hear what I'm saying

Africa, America, Eurasia, Latin Africa



Animal

I never felt like this with someone, I never knew I could feel this way at all
Predestination by appointment, storybook realities are coming true
I was scared, you look so helpless, the lust was dressed in good disguise

I took you on to meet my mother
Just like me, she fell straight in love with you
You took me to your own apartment, was it me or does the night do things to you
You read from Venus and Adonis, so honey how could I resist

C'mon baby we've got tonight, no one loses when two tigers fights
I lift you up, never let you down
I'll be the jester, babe, and you'll be the crown
We're instinctively impulsive, we're animals

A body like yours should be arrested, honey I should be locked up in a cage
We are flesh, we are carnal cut, oh we are human
Oh babe got these eyes we can't contend
Smoke alarm is going off again, I guess I'm gonna have to cool you down

Say come on baby, we've got tonight, no one loses when two tigers fight
You'll be fire, I'll be the ice, so come on baby melt me ooh so nice
Instinctively impulsive, we're animals

(Instrumental break)

Some girls may turn me up, but only you, baby, turn me on
When we touch it's so explosive, it seems my life's been leading to this

Say come on baby, we've got tonight, no one loses when two tigers fight
You'll be fire, I'll be the ice, so come on baby melt me ooh so nice
Is it rhythm, is it magic, we're animals

Ooh baby, we're animals

Kingdom of desire

Gypsy Train

Downtown Jimmy, say you're feelin' kinda blue
It's no problem, this is whatcha gotta do
Telephone your baby, tell her that you're workin' late
Come and pay a visit, please don't hesitate

Come join the party, come along and be our guest
Sit back and let us do the rest, we're the best, yeah

Come on an' meet me at the station, don't pack your bags, just fix your hair
Gotta get up, gotta get in, gotta get out, just look for me, I'm always there

Chorus:
Come on let's ride, ride that gypsy train
All aboard, now don't you be afraid
Come on let's ride, ride that gypsy train
Feed the fire, let's go one mo' time again

Medication, little love and sympathy, cool libation, it's complimentary
Play a little poker, love when the stakes are high
Lotta nasty women, givin' everyone the eye

Say downtown Jimmy, tell me whatcha need, satisfaction guaranteed
Guaranteed, yeah

It's a perfect situation, it's so nice to have you here
Gotta get up, gotta get in, gotta pull out, happy shiny people everywhere

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

It's a perfect situation, it's so nice to have you here
Gotta get up, gotta get in, gotta put out, happy shiny people everywhere

Chorus repeats 2x



Don't Chain My Heart

Tired and frozen, I'm under your spell
I thought I knew you, but now I know you well
I wake up beside you, move across your killing floor
I need my freedom and I see an open door
The room is getting smaller and the walls are closin' in
No one's leavin' and nobody's gettin' in

I try to run, I try to hide, I try to tell you what I'm feelin' inside
Should I stay, should I go
You know I wanna touch you, but there's nothing left to hold

Don't chain my heart (don't chain my heart)
Don't chain my soul (don't chain my soul)
Don't chain my heart (don't chain my heart), 'cause you got to let it go

Looks like trouble, the signs are everywhere
I bend a little but you take more than your share
Crimes of passion, crimes of mortal men
It's a deadly attraction and I won't be fooled again, baby
The storm is coming, the winds begin to rise
Please release me from this house of compromise

All day, all night, your love is like an outlaw waiting till the time is right
Nobody's wrong, no one's to blame
Maybe it's just too hot because we're standin' in the flame

Chorus

I'm a victim of your pain and jealousy
I feel like a prisoner and you hold the lock and key
We lost our vision, we lost our paradise
But there's still a part of me I refuse to sacrifice

(Instrumental break)

I try to run, I try to hide, I need to tell you what I'm feelin' inside, baby
Should I stay, should I go
You know I wanna touch you, but there's nothing left to hold

Chorus repeats 2x



Never Enough

Seems the world needs a change in its attitude
It doesn't seem like there's much that a man can do
They try to sell the earth on a wild crusade
Then complain about not bein' paid

How can some people have the nerve, hell hasn't froze but it's on the verge
It's gone way past the point of greed, how many lifetimes will we need

Chorus:
'Cause it's never enough, they keep on takin' till they take too much
'Cause it's never enough, it won't be long until they run out of luck

We've been bought and sold for a thousand years
And all I got to show is a six pack full of tears
And all the while the fat cats they watch from the hill<
Nothin's changed, it never has an' never will

You better strap on your sharpest spurs
For the ride of your life, 'cause it's gonna hurt
You can't say you didn't ask for this
It's too late to find somebody's ass to kick

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Who's got the money and who gets the rent
By the time it's all over, you ain't got a cent, hey, hey

How can some people have the nerve, hell hasn't froze but it's on the verge
It's gone way past the point of greed, how many lifetimes will we need

Chorus repeats 2x



How Many Times

How many years keep on slipping away
And it seems that your life doesn't matter, you never had a chance

How many ways is a love torn apart
And you look to your heart for some answers, don't let it slip away

Can't blame myself anymore, I've been beaten and accused before
Well I took some bad advice, and I paid too high a price
I could sell my soul, you know I wouldn't think twice

Chorus:
How many times must a man fall down, I said whoa-oh-oh oh-oh-oh oh
How many dreams have to fall to the ground
It goes on an' on an' on an' on an' on, yeah

How many times do you look for some sign
That there's hope, and your life has some meaning, almost every day, hey, hey

Maybe I was born to wander, I got no high hopes any longer
So tell me my friend, just where does it end
Is nothin' ever gonna free me from this hell I'm livin' in

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Can't blame myself anymore, I've been beaten and accused before
So tell me my friend, just where does it end
I'm sick and tired of livin' in a rat race that no one ever wins

Chorus repeats 2x



2 Hearts

You said you would wait for me, but something went wrong
The house was empty, your pictures gone
I knew you'd come back one day, our love was so strong
The past behind us, it's here you belong

'Cause I'm deep inside you, you're deep inside me
I always knew that we would always be

Chorus:
Two hearts forever, one heart alone, I need to know your love is mine
Two hearts forever, one heart alone, I won't let go of you this time

You could've talked to me, what changed your mind
I could have been there by your side
You thought you could walk away, but you know that's a lie
This loneliness is hard to hide

It's so easy to surrender, and temptation always finds a way
You must hold on, you know we must hold on, whoa-oh-oh

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Chorus

Two hearts forever, one heart alone, I won't let go of you this time
Take this heart of mine, whoa-oh-oh



Wings Of Time

My faithful companion, I've lost my way once again
A prisoner of darkness, I let you down my friend

A heart left abandoned takes so long to heal its wounds
Your touch not forgotten, the end of the dream
It comes too soon, in this lonely room
Till I leave this world, always know that

Chorus:
I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time

The road that I travel, don't know which way I should turn
Till I find the answer, know that the fire within me will always burn

Angel of mercy, please, why so much pain?
I cry for forgiveness, I'm the destitute man
Who still remains, it's so hard to explain
Till I leave this world, always know that

Chorus

Sometimes I feel just like crying
I can't turn my back, all these years I've been trying
A vision of you keeps reappearing to me
You can't blame yourself, just reach out your hand and believe

(Instrumental break)

We sail in dark waters, Lord give me some peace of mind
Temptation before me, ahead lies the tower of truth that I must find
To you I will climb
Till I leave this cruel world far behind, always know that

Chorus repeats 2x



She Knows The Devil

She got fingernails like knives, she got twenty-four karat eyes
She wants everything she sees, she'll drop you to your knees
She ain't gonna change her wicked ways, I'll love her till my dying day
She got poison heart, painted smile, she always has a girlfriend
(Hey, hey, hey, hey)

Chorus:
She knows the devil, she knows the devil
She knows the devil, and the devil knows me
She knows the devil, she knows the devil
She knows the devil, and the devil knows me

Whoa, whoa, whoa

Bad little girl with a vermin tongue, ooh, she loves to have her fun
The daughter of Mephistopheles, she loves to aim and she aims to please
She'll take any young god and burn him down
He'll see who's the queen and who's the clown
She got lips that bleed, she's what I need, I want her for my girlfriend
(Hey, hey, hey, hey)

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

She wants everything she sees, she'll drop you to your knees
She ain't gonna change her wicked ways, I'll love her till my dying day
She got poison heart, painted smile, she always brings a girlfriend
(Hey, hey, hey, hey)


Whoa, whoa, whoa, she knows the devil
Whoa, whoa, whoa, she knows the devil



The Other Side

The waiting game is over, no need for pretending, we were meant to be
It's only getting stronger, the love I feel for you, it's no mystery

I've got to find some way to tell you, though our world seems far apart
It just don't have to be
The time has come to testify, all the feelings I've been holding back
It's time to set them free

Chorus:
I've been watching you from the other side
I've been wanting to hold you through the night
I've got to find my way to the other side
I want to hold you tonight and forever

The moment that I saw you
I knew inside my heart, all my dreams would come true
I know it took some time to realize
A love we can't deny, I've got to see it through

Chorus

I want to be the one who loves you, now and forever
I want to take my place beside you
I want to be the one to hold you, now and forever
I will meet you there on the other side

(Instrumental break)

Chorus repeats 2x

From the other side, from the other side
I want to hold you tonight and forever



Only You

Waiting for you again, seems like this never ends
I close my eyes and I see your face, and I see it all fading away

Woke up before you again, you're still asleep I can't pretend
I feel like I'm losing you, and I am trying to make everything right

Chorus:
Only you, only me, say the words I want to hear for all eternity
Only you, holding my heart in your hands
Only me, still trying to understand, whoa no oh oh

If I could have a second chance, maybe change the circumstance
Imagine if the dream came true, we could start it all over tonight

Chorus repeats 2x

Only me, say the words I want to hear for all eternity
Only you, holding my heart in your hands
Only me, still trying to understand, whoa no oh oh



Kick Down The Walls

Took the long way to the shortcut, and the walls were made of stone
Took the low road to the highground, had to feel it in my bones
Everybody wants some heaven, but nobody wants to die
It's been brought to my attention
You'll be dead a long time, now ain't that a crime

Chorus:
Kick down the walls, shake down the building, help me bust out of this cage
Kick down the walls, shake down the building, must be time for a change

I went driving in the moonlight, there was no place left to go
I went digging in my coalmine, when I hit the motherload
If this world could work together, like a big old human clock
It would run on till forever, it would never have to stop, never have to stop

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

You can't buy no protection, don't care who you are
Spreading out in all directions, now it's no hold barred
Everybody runs for cover, from the sun and sex and sin
If you think you got the answers, buddy just you come on in, step right in

Chorus repeats 2x

Kick down the walls, shake down the building
Kick down the walls, shake down the building
Kick down the walls, shake down the building
Kick down the walls, shake down the building



Kingdom Of Desire

You used to be on fire, now you chill me to the bone
We used to fly like angels, now we're sinking like a stone
You say you're trying to help me but that ain't the way it feels
I think you're trying to kill me with those stiletto heels

Paint the town black babe and let that pendulum swing
I been stabbed in the back babe
And if you don't love me, I'll never feel a thing

And oh, one thing I know, there's only one place left for me to go

Chorus:
Going back to the kingdom of desire, going down to the valley of the gun
I'm gonna stand too close to the fire, I'm gonna fly too close to the sun

They say the king of love sleeps on a velvet bed
My sheets feel like sandpaper, and my pillow feels like lead
But as sure as Atlantis sank into the sea
I'm sinking like a stone babe, that's how it's got to be

Paint the town black babe and let that pendulum swing
I been stabbed in the back babe
And if you don't love me, I'll never feel a thing

And oh, if I don't have you, there's only one thing left for me to do

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

When you dig up God's little acre, you lose all peace of mind
You stare into the distance, looking for a sign
But that sign it never comes babe, your wishes won't come true
You keep praying for the rain while the sun beats down on you

And oh, one thing I know, there's only one place left for me to go

Chorus repeats 2x

I'm gonna fly too close to the sun, yeah
I'm gonna fly too close to the sun



Jake To The Bone
(Instrumental)


 
Little Wing
 
We'll she's walking through the clouds
With a circus mind that's running round
Butterflies and zebra's
And moonbeams and fairy tales
That's all she ever thinks about
Riding with the wind
 
When I'm sad, she comes to me
With a thousand smiles, she gives to me free
It's allright she says, it's allright
Take anything you want from me, anything
Anything
 
Fly on little wing
Yeah, yeah yeah little wing

Tambu

Gift Of Faith

All this pain surrounding me; hopelessness is all that I see now
Does it have to be this way?
Brought up on hypocrisy
the seeds they sow don't last forever
They just fade away...

Don't be confused by the lies of the fools and deceivers
Hope and believe in the things that we need to survive

We can make it if we'd only take the gift of faith
We can change it if we'd just accept the gift of faith

Take away my dignity
Take away my hope and my freedom
You got a world full of rage
Don't cover me with apathy
Don't buy and sell what I believe in
Don't lock me in a cage

In a world where no one's alone, trust should come easily
Just reach out your hand, and I'll give you mine.

We can make it if we'd only take the gift of faith
We can change it if we'd just accept the gift of faith

Don't be confused by the lies of the fools and deceivers
Hope and believe in the things that we need to survive

We can make if if we'd only take the gift of faith
We can change it if we'd just accept the gift of faith
We can make if if we'd only take the gift of faith
It's yours to choose but only fools refuse the gift of faith.



I Will Remember

I was born in the land of the sun and the tall green grass
And I don't understand how all this has come to pass
How we've come to surround ourselves in a sea of thieves
In a land without learning only the fools believe.

I went driving last night on a dark canyon road
Had the sky to myself but I wasn't alone
Had the pain of my lifetime for my company
How did it end up like this for you and me?

When love breaks the promise the heart has to keep
It leaves only truth here to find
When the spirit is crushed and the hurt is so deep
Between you and I.

Even when love has come and gone and our hearts have moved along
I will remember.
There was a time we had the trust
And that always was enough
I will remember. I will remember you.

As I open my eyes to one more day
The wind burns my face as it whispers your name
As it's pulling me forward it tears me free
And the only thing left is the tears for and me.

'Cause when love breaks the promise the heart has to keep
It leaves only truth here to find
When the spirit is crushed and hurt is so deep
Between you and I.


Even when love has come and gone and our hearts have moved along
I will remember.
There was a time we had the trust
And that always was enough
I will remember. I will remember you.



Slipped Away

You're a soul with no religion
There's ice in your embrace
In your dance of indecision
I see the anger in yor face
A little drink to help my vision
A little something for the pain
There's no drug for my condition
There's no sweetness in the taste.

Tell me where the ride's gonna lead you
Do I have to pay to be your friend?
There's nothing left to say
When you slipped away.

I can see you fading fast
I won't let you take me
When you slipped away
I can see your burning stare
Nothing's gonna shake me
As you slip away

You're a world of blind ambition
Staring through the looking glass
You will meet your own collision
When your conscience comes to ask.

Steal the love from those around you
Help yourself to everything
Take the shelter that surrounds you...
It leaves you standing in the rain.

Tell me if the money can heal you
Do I have to pray to make it end?
There's nothing left to say when you slipped away.

I can see you fading fast
I won't let you take me
When you slipped away
I can see your burning stare
Nothing's gonna shake me
As you slip away
As you slip away



If You Belong To Me

I left you crying on that angry morning
You know I lied
I'll always run from anything that loves me to my safe side
My world circles 'round a different sun
That's all burned away
I know that you're the only one
Now I'm walking down some distant street
And I know your touch is out of reach.

Girl you belong to me I know
And it was wrong for me to ever let you go
Girl you belong to me I know.

Everybody has a lonely moment
They can't explain
And everybody wants to feed their hunger
Without the pain.

There's no shadows in my hiding place
I'm so locked away
Now I wish that I could see your face
I know I hurt you when you say we're through
I never really will get over you 'cause...

Girl you belong to me I know
And it was wrong for me to ever let you go
Girl you belong to me I know.

Girl you belong to me I know.

And it was wrong rof me to ever let you go.



Baby He's Your Man

Well it's two a.m.
You're just getting in
Soon you'll be creepin' into bed
Later you'll pretend
You were out with a friend
But I'm still inside your head.

I don't understand
You say I'm your man
When it's clear you're seein' another
You can call me a fool for just loving' you
But girl I'll never find another.

If you think he'll love you better
Your every wish is his command
Baby he's your man

Baby he's your man.

Well, you spoke your mind
But I still can't find what's wrong with you and me
I got something' to say and baby come what may
Baby we were never meant to be.

So I want you to know
I can't let him go
'til find a love that's real
I don't like this game
I don't need this pain
I'm just saying what I feel
I know he can love me better
My every wish is his command

Baby he's your man

Baby he's your man

Baby he's your man


The Other End Of Time

Sometimes it hurts clear to the core
When we lose all we've cared for
The hunger and thirst for love that endures is never ending.

What will I do with my life?
Try to share it with somebody new?
And how can I learn to disguise that I'm lost without you.

All I have left is a heart full of mirrors
A heart full of voices reminding me that it's over... girl it's over
I'll hear it echo deep inside
'Til the other end of time
The other end of time.

Left over dreams fade in my mind
And I'm counting on this love to die
'cause all that I need is to give my whole life a new beginning.

But something is holding me down
Like I'm under a mountain of stone
And all I can hear is the sound of my own heart breaking.

'Cause all I have left is a heart full of mirrors
A heart full of voices reminding me that it's over... girl it's over
I'll hear it echo deep inside
'Til the other end of time.
'Til the other end of time.

'Cause all I have left is a heart full of mirrors
A heart full of voices reminding me that it's over... girl it's over
I'll hear it echo deep inside.

All I have left is a heart full of mirrors
A heart full of voices reminding me that it's over... girl it's over
I'll hear it echo deep inside
'Til the other end of time
'Til the other end of time.



The Turning Point

I went down to the highway
That runs between love and pride
And I tried to get sideways
Across the great divide
But my mind's eye's on the key ring
Crying in misery
'Cause it won't spend one more evening
Staring back at me.

It may be by choice or a small inner voice I can't say
When you add up the cost we all have a cross
How do you write off the loss?

Where do I go from here?
How do I find my way?
When is it loud and clear
That there's no turning back? No looking back
Where do I go from here?
Nobody gets away
It''s a new kind of fix
For the poor and the rich
You never know what's coming next... at the turning point.

The rules are unwritten
And nobody knows the deal
Where have I been driven
Are deamons behind the wheel?
Yeah, I know my days are numbered
We're only flesh and bone
And I've been left to wonder
How it went so wrong.

Is it all tailor made, can the sinner be saved, I can't say
So don't hang your hat on the knife im my back
'Cause nobody treats me like that.

Where do I go from here?
How do I find my way?
When is it loud and clear
That there's no turning back? No looking back
Where do I go from here?
Nobody gets away
It''s a new kind of fix
For the poor and the rich
You never know what's coming next... at the turning point.



Time Is The Enemy

Those days we gave our all
Unaffected
I bravely faced the fall
No reflection
Freak armies of the night.
Misdirected
I fought the useless fight
Unprotected

Don't cry for me
Time is the enemy
Soon I'll be free
I surrender
Sweet moon, she marks the year
Unreflected
How sad she has no tears
So neglected.

Don't cry for me
Time is the enemy
Soon I'll be free.
I surrender



Drag Him To The Roof

They keep looking through the window
A cathode glaze across their eyes
Now that I've been betrayed
I must be well behaved...
I'll drink corruption with their lies.

Why was I hiding out?
What am I running from?
Why are they waiting?
Have I always been the choosen one?

Drag him to the roof
Just push me over
I've got no better place to be
Drag hime to the roof
Let's get it over...
It's a perfect day to punish me.

I wish that lady would defend me
I can't abide by all the laws
I'll buy the magistrate, can't be a second late...
I anxiously await his call.

Who made this jigsaw puzzle?
Who'll put the pieces back?
Who'll come and get me when I have fallen through the cracks?

Drag him to the roof
Just push me over
I've got no better place to be
Drag hime to the roof
Let's get it over...
It's a perfect day to punish me.



Just Can't Get To You

I'm driving' through the rain
Just to talk to you again
Please don't run away this time
Until I say what's on my mind.

Tonight I need to stay with you
This time I'm not passing through
Tear down the walls around your heart
And though I know it's who you are...

I just can't get to you girl
Oh yeah, I just can't get to you
If you won't let me through girl
Oh no, I just can't get to you.

You say you really need me here
So I can't let you disappear
Even though it's getting late
Somehow I seem to hesitate.

'Cause I just can't get to you girl
Oh yeah, I just can't get to you...
If you won't let me through girl
Oh no, I just can't get to you.

You're afraid that you'll get hurt again
Yes, I knw that's how it feels
Don't surrender, that's no way to win
Let it go, let me in

'Cause I just can't get to you
Just can't get to you girl
Oh yeah, just can't get to you
If you won't let me through girl...
Oh no, I just can't get to you

Just can't get to you girl
Oh yeah, just can't get to you
You won't let me thfrough girl...
Oh no, I just can't get to you.



Dave's Gone Skiing

(Instrumental)



The Road Goes On

Not by the way of an apology
For the things that I have done
Do I set my boat upon the sea
So like thunder, I am breaking free
In the landscape of the heart
It's hard to tell what's really taken me

Now I see it all through different eyes
This emotion can't be wrong
Past the mountains under empy skies
And the road goes on and on.

I've been living through this poetry
Tangled words and worn out prose
Love is needing, love is bleeding me

Now I see it all through different eyes
This emotion can't be wrong
Past the mountains under empty skies
The road goes on
Now I see it all through different eyes
Where I'm going, where I've gone
All I know - I'm still surprised
That the road goes on and on.
 
 
Blackeye
 
Hey come old Blackeye
He's looking for me again
He's got a hard head
He's allways stinkin' of gin
 
If he thinks he owns me
He better think again
 
He likes to hurt me
He don't love me at all
He never phones me
He's never there when I call
 
He's a lowdown dirty dog
It's time I leave him that's all
 
Bye bye Blackeye
 
He's a lowdown dirty dog
I don't need him at all
 
(Hey watch what I'm saying man!?)
 
Hey where you goin' Blackeye?
When will you win?
You still got your shoulder holster
You still packin' yo' little friend
 
We'll one thing's for certain
You'll never gonna wipe that smile off my face again
Oh yeah

TOTO XX

Goin' Home

Midnight on a southern highway
Don't know if I'm going the right way
I haven't seen a single sign for miles
All this stormy weather
Keeping us from being together
How long has it been since I've seen your smile
In this tunnel called the night
I can finally see a light
I've got a burning deep inside
I thought you might understand
I'm drivin' as fast as I can
And you said you'd wait for me


CHORUS
Goin' home
Cause I've been away much too long
Goin' home
Going back to the place where my heart belongs
Goin' home
Going back where I left my family
Goin' home
And I hope that they're still waitin' there for me

In the eyes of the legal tender
You're the one who must surrender
I think they call it responsibility
I'm a man in emotion
With only one compulsion
I've got to follow these dreams inside my heart
I'm not looking for a fight
No one's wrong and no one's right
Maybe we all need time apart
So please understand
I'm doin' the best that I can
And you said you'd wait for me

CHORUS
Goin' home
Cause I've been away much too long
Goin' home
Going back to the place where my heart belongs
Goin' home
Going back where I left my sanity
Goin' home
And I hope that it's still waitin' there for me

SOLO

I thought you'd might understand
I'm drivin'as fast as I can
And you said you'd wait for me


CHORUS
Goin' home
Cause I've been away much too long
Goin' home
Going back to the place where my heart belongs
Goin' home
Going back where I left my family
Goin' home
And I hope that they're still waiting there for me
Going home
Going home
Yeah, baby



Tale Of A Man

It's been forty days and nights
Since I heard you
Girl, I cannot bring myself
To ask you why
It's a fact that your not here
I ain't accusing you
I only seek the simple answer from the sky

CHORUS
See the circle spinnin' round
Changing colors without a sound
Helter, skelter, doomsday plan
It's just another tale of a man

Lay me down, lay me down
In your heaven
I can really see
Everything quite clear
I can almost reach your hand
Enough to touch you
Girl, I'll have you safe and sound within a year

CHORUS
See the circle spinnin' round
Changing colors without a sound
Helter, skelter, doomsday plan
It's just another tale of a man

SOLO

It's been forty days and nights
Since I heard you
Girl, I cannot bring myself
To ask you why
It's a fact that your not here
I ain't accusing you
I only seek the simple
answer from the sky

CHORUS
See the circle spinnin' round
Changing colors without a sound
Helter, skelter, doomsday plan
It's just another tale of a man
 

 
Last Night
 
Well, there's a light in your eyes
That's guiding my way to your doorstep
And your voice called my name
With a sound that I've never known

I was a kid in a comicbook-world looking for answers
When out of the darkness she came
Like a cat on a crown
In the middle of the night
Doesn't care if it's late
Doesn't matter if it's right
And I laugh when I think
I may never have knocked on your door

Last night
You turned a frightened little boy into a man without shame
Last night
We turned the hands of the clock and it read just the same
Last night
I had a crazy little dream and you turned it all around
Last Night
We took a chance, we shook it up, another world's upside down

All the fire in your heart
And the heat of your touch I'll remember
And you're dancing like a flame
Perfection in motion

It was the masterpiece from the start
Only you and I could have rendered
And I'll never be the same
I'm a cat on a crown
In the middle of the night
Doesn't care if it's late
Doesn't matter if it's right
And I laugh when I think
I may never have knocked on your door

Last night
You turned a frightened little boy into a man without shame
Last night
We turned the hands of the clock and it read just the same
Last night
I had a crazy little dream and you turned it all around
Last Night
We took a chance, we shook it up, another world's upside down

(Instrumental break)

Like a cat on a crown
In the middle of the night
Doesn't matter if it's late
Doesn't matter if it's right
'Cause I laugh when I think
I may never have knocked on your door

Last night
You turned a frightened little boy into a man without shame
Last night
We turned the hands of the clock and it read just the same
Last night
I had a crazy little dream and you turned it all around
Last Night
We took a chance, we shook it up,
And now the world's upside down
Last night
Last night
 


In A Word

Stop, taking for granted
I am the one who's wrong
You might be surprised
Time standin' still - seems like we don't belong
You'll realize
Start giving to me all you can
Stop telling me girl just where I stand

Chorus:
It's your turn you should show what you know to me
One I've not heard before
My concern you can't tell what you know to me
You can't say it all in a word

Life turns around
Time not to look away
And face what you see
Truth shows itself - watch everything you say
When you're talking to me
You find yourself just in time
No don't be afraid of what you'll find on the way

Chorus:
It's your turn you should show what you know to me
One I've not heard before
My concern you can't tell what you know to me
You can't say it all in a word

It's your turn you should show what you know to me
One I've not heard before
My concern you can't tell what you know to me
You can't say it all in a word

(Instrumental break)

Chorus:
It's your turn you should show what you know to me
One I've not heard before
My concern you can't tell what you know to me
You can't say it all in a word
No you can't say it all in one word...



Right Part Of Me

Hello, girl
You're good to see
Love your face shinin' down on me
How's it feel with the warm winds blowin'

Hello, girl
You're good to know.
Love your smile, I love your glow
How's it feel with the warm winds blowin'

CHORUS:
Must have touched the right part of me
The sun in your eyes
You came running in from the start
Connected all the right numbers
In the picture you were painting of me

Listen girl
I can't let go
The time is right, I have to know
What's it like, when the fire is burning

CHORUS

SOLO

CHORUS (2 times)



Miss Sun

Been thinking 'bout you all night
Guess you got me in a spell
But I think that I'l be all right
Even if I don't get well

Chorus:
Hey Miss Sun
What could I say
I tried to hold you
But the moon got in the way
It won't be long before the morning has you back in my arms

I can still remember
What you told me with your eyes
One kiss, now it's down to this
Guess it's time you realized

Chorus:
Hey Miss Sun
What could I say
I tried to hold you
But the moon got in the way
It won't be long before the morning has you back in my arms

Hey Miss Sun
What could I say
I tried to hold you
But the moon got in the way
It won't be long before the morning has you back in my arms

Hey Miss Sun
What could I say
I tried to hold you
But the moon got in the way
It won't be long before the morning has you back in my arms



Love Is A Man's World

Don't you know that the girl left a long time ago
And I find that she took half the blood that I own
And it pains me to think about wasting way the years
So I'll just wash this dirty whiskey glass with my tears

Love is a man's world
Love is a man's world
Love is a man's world

It's a crime the way we've been treatin' each other
And a maze in between the real me and the lover
I'm tired of believing that I lost all my senses
I never though my imaginary dream would be so expensive

Love is a man's world
Love is a man's world
Love is a man's world

Love is a man's world (etc fade)



On The Run (Life)

Everybody's moving way too fast
Before you blink you better find out who's in your path
Pressure's building up on every side
In my heart I know that I've got nothing to hide
What makes you think that you're the only one
Now I know my troubles have just begun

Chorus:
I'm on the run, nobody's stopping me
I'm on the run, and there's nobody left on my side
I'm on the run, I know you're watching me
There's not enough time to decide

You never know what the night could bring
Every moment all the angels speaking to sing
Why worry just to save your pride
And all the answers are buried so deep inside
Doesn't take a crystal ball to see the truth
Gonna take a miracle to see this thing through

Chorus:
I'm on the run, nobody's stopping me
I'm on the run, and there's nobody left on my side
I'm on the run, I know you're watching me
There's not enough time to decide

I'm on the run, nobody's stopping me
I'm on the run, and there's nobody left on my side
I'm on the run, I know you're watching me
There's not enough time to decide

(Instrumental break)

Chorus:
I'm on the run, nobody's stopping me
I'm on the run, and there's nobody left on my side
I'm on the run, I know you're watching me
I'm on the run, and you can't say that I haven't tried

I'm on the run, nobody's stopping me
I'm on the run, and there's nobody left on my side
I'm on the run, I know you're watching me
There's not enough time to decide



Dave's Gone Skiing

(Instrumental)



Baba Mnumzane

(Traditional)



Africa (Live)
I hear the drums echoing tonight
But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation
She's coming in 12:30 flight
The moonlit wings reflect the stars that guide me towards salvation
I stopped an old man along the way
Hoping to find some long forgotten words or ancient melodies
He turned to me as if to say, "Hurry boy, it's waiting there for you"

Chorus:
It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
I bless the rains down in Africa
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

The wild dogs cry out in the night
As they grow restless longing for some solitary company
I know that I must do what's right
Sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti
I seek to cure what's deep inside, frightened of this thing that I've become

Chorus

(Instrumental break)

Hurry boy, she's waiting there for you

It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
I bless the rains down in Africa, I bless the rains down in Africa
I bless the rains down in Africa, I bless the rains down in Africa
I bless the rains down in Africa
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

Mindfields

After you've gone

You're just a mile away
One thousand five tiny steps from here
But if I brought you near
would you believe when I say,
It seems like yesterday
that I could reach out and touch your face,
But as I fall from grace
into whose arms can I lay

It's always much too late
We get the signs
We can't communicate
Or turn back time

So what will be now, do you feel somehow
Not so together and not quite as strong
Now I believe
Alone doesn't have to mean lonely, after you've gone

If it's a healing wind
That cools the flame burning in my sight
It must accelerate
For two wrongs they don't make a right

And all these solitaires, lone victories
Wars fought in isolation, with none to please

The future's still uncertain, the past is done



Mysterious Ways

I must have aged 20 years in the last seven days
Livin on emotion disbelief and rage
I found out the hard way life is what you make
Sometimes you gotta learn to give yourself a break

You can go where you want to go
You can know who you want to know
Take a good look inside you'll see
You can have it all if you just believe

Time moves in mysterious ways
You're dancin to the music while the music plays
Accelerates and then delays
Time moves in mysterious ways

Accidents can happen and they always do
It only takes a twist of fate to turn on you
I was in the wrong place at just right time
I thought she was a lover not a friend of mine

You can do what you wanna do
You can screw who you want to screw
In the end it's the fantasy
Not reality that will set you free

Time moves in mysterious ways
You're dancin to the music while the music plays
Accelerates and then delays
Time moves in mysterious ways.

And once it's inside of me
It's like a symphony
You're on a cloud and can't come down
It's like a dream then you come around

You can go where you want to go
You can know who you want to know
Take a good look inside you'll see
You can have it all if you just believe

Time moves in mysterious ways
You're dancin to the music while the music plays
Accelerates and then delays
Time moves in mysterious ways



Mindfields

There's a rumor of a midnight man
so silent in disguise
And every time he looks your way
you see it in his eyes
Like a window to the storm
he just invades your paradise
Don't you buy what he is selling
it's just lies...

When he says... these hearts are willing
Story goes... these dreams are free

Only takes a moment
but you must acclimatize
Don't you buy what he is selling
it's just lies...

Over your left shoulder I have seen the angry beast
Heard the war horn screaming, as they gather for the feast
Seen a star-crossed angel with the death-card and a shield

We're walking through mindfields... You see an angel and she takes you by the hand
We're walking through mindfields... Her lips are moving like she's praying
We're walking through mindfields... She speaks so softly and you want to understand
what she's saying

There's a stairway leading to the sun
I walk it in my sleep
And a ship of fools above the sky
who've gotten into deep
With a doorway into nowhere
and the path is way too steep
Don't lose your angry soul
It's yours to keep...

Where it ends... it's the beginning
An it stays... right to the end

The reason is unclear my friend
it almost makes me weep
So don't lose your angry soul
it's yours to keep



High Price of Hate

Got the eyes of a vulture
As you gaze from your meaningless throne
And the pain that you've been selling
I'd rather die before I'd own

I'll call you a doctor
Or find you a priest
'Cause no one can save you
And you won't get no peace

I've felt your displeasure
And girl I used to relate
So don't hand me no anger
I'll be crushed by the weight

That's the high price of hate
That's the high price of hate
Lord what's the cost of my fate

She'll lay out wide open
Like a surgical knife
I've watched it take over
What's left of your miserable life

She'll live on deception
Your pleasures long dead
Your soul is left bleeding
From the lies that you spread

Don't pull on my collar
I won't rise to debate
Don't ask me for comfort
You're a lifetime too late

That's the high price of hate
That's the high price of hate
Lord what's the cost of my fate

Oooh, there's a storm overhead
Will it ever end baby
It's all inside your head
Is it gonna end

That's the high price of hate
That's the high price of hate
Yeah, I hope I ain't asking too late
That's the high price of hate
That's the high price of hate



Selfish

Ashes to ashes
That's how it ends
(You go from) heartache to heartache
As you make amends
(Just) bigger and bigger
But two steps back
You want something from nothing
And you're so exact

You think you're a rich man
Now you misbehave
You're not a free man running
Just a comfortable slave

So selfish
You got more than you can use
But you still don't see
You're so selfish
And you're running out of room

Deeper and deeper
As you forge ahead
Higher and higher
But you've been mislead
Harder and harder
You grind the stone
Faster faster faster
Till you're skin and bones

Too much ambition
Without relief
That ain't heaven
But it's what you teach

So selfish
You got more than you can use
But you still don't see
You're so selfish
And you're running out of room

The world was made in seven days
Your heads are bowed to Gods in praise
Civilized man can only be saved
When courage and wisdom are finally raised

Who's got the answer
Give me the cure
Don't rush to judgement
Until you're sure

So selfish
You got more than you can use
But you still don't see
You're so selfish
And you're running out of room



No Love

At the end of my life, when it's time to depart
Will the last face I see be yours
When I take my last breath, and I drift through the dark
Will I look 'round and still feel secure

(It's) no sacrifice to stay by your side
Till hell freezes clear to the core
Whatever the price, no matter how high
Over your shoulder,
When you turn around I'll be tellin' you

No love will ever be stronger
No love anywhere
No love will ever last longer
If I can't have your love, I don't want no love at all

I'll put my change on the dresser... next to your scarf
Cook my heart in the skillet next to yours
Ten thousand tears lead up to now
You are the treasure for sure

Lines on my face get deeper each day
But the feelings are ageless and smooth
One single trace of doubt still remains
Over my shoulder, when I turn around,
Will you be tellin' me

No love will ever be stronger
No love anywhere
No love will ever last longer
If I can't have your love, I don't want no love at all



Caught in the Balance

What happened to me
Oh it seems so long ago
The cuts run deep
But the scars still show

I live in the shadows
Where it's been so hard to grow
I'm still a servant in a nobleman's robes

You know my weakness girl you know my kind
You helped me see when I was blind

Chorus
It's a crime to live my life without you
Serve out my years in darkness
Inside these walls I die without you
And when I close my eyes
I'm caught in the balance

Afraid of the hurricane
I hide in my domain
I need release from all this pain
Please don't forsake me
In these ruins of your home
I can't wait forever
Don't leave me alone

I have a secret if you want to learn
I will surrender in return

Chorus
It's a crime to live my life without you
Serve out my years in darkness
Inside these walls I die without you
And when I close my eyes
I'm caught in the balance

You know my weakness girl you know my kind
You helped me see when I was blind

Chorus
It's a crime to live my life without you
Serve out my years in darkness
Inside these walls I die without you
And when I close my eyes
I'm caught in the balance

It's a crime to live my life without you
Serve out my years in darkness
Inside these walls I die without you
And when I close my eyes
I'm caught in the balance



Last Love

What would you say
If I asked you to stay with me forever
But forever's in too soon
The touch of your hand
And the look in your eyes are the only things I know
I know that are true

We only have this life
To forgive and forget
But the only thing that matters
Is we have no regrets

There's nothing I wouldn't do for you
There's nothing I wouldn't give to you
You know it's true
Oh can't you see
You're the last love for me

Time passes fast
And the hours go quickly
But the fire inside our hearts
It never dies
The sound of your voice
And the way that it moves me in a special way
Oh I can't describe

Please take my hand
And we'll walk the endless road
No one has to lead us
'Cause we know which way to go

There's nothing I wouldn't do for you
There's nothing I wouldn't give to you
You know it's true
Oh can't you see
You're the last love for me

And if I ever really hurt you
How sorry I would be
There's something I've been trying to tell you
Darlin' it's time you know
You'll always be a part of me



Mad About You

There's something I must say
Something I must do
I planned it all this way
Designed it just for you
Do you wanna be with me
Be with me at all
Do you have to be so cool?
Your gentle touch maneuvered me
But all the time I always knew

I'm really mad about you
There's nothing bad about our love
I'm giving you the only heart I have
But I'm afraid tonight it won't be enough

Can we go on this way
There's nothing left to prove
It's not another game
Or another simple move
Do you believe in me
Believe in me at all
Ar you telling me the truth?
Is it just imagination
Or the perfect dream
That I'm here with you

I'm really mad about you
There's nothing bad about our love
I'm giving you the only heart I have
But I'm afraid tonight it won't be enough

I'm really mad about you
There's nothing bad about our love
I've never had a broken heart before
But I know you'll never tear mine apart



One Road

Time...is the enemy of a young man's dreams
I'm stranded...In the heartland, or so it seems

I'm hitching a ride for a chance at the good life
I'll have my own place. Out on fifth avenue
I'm leavin this time gonna walk on that fine line
I'll be the first one who finally breaks through

One road to the promised land
I have to get there any way I can
One road to the promised land
Gonna find out just who I am

Freedom...Do you know what I mean
Flatlands...Are all I've ever seen

Stuck in a small town where you live, then you die
Ain't nothin but fool's workin nine until five
I'll sleep in the subways till I get what I need
I'm not gonna stay here, just lie here and bleed

One road to the promised land
I'm gonna get there any way I can
One road to the promised land
Show the world just who I am

One road to the promised land
I thought by now I'd be a different man
One road to the promised land
Guess I found out...just who I am



Melanie

Watching, driving thru the night, I'm all alone
Empty endless road, a thousand miles to go
Midnight five million thoughts are passing in a row
Will you still be waiting there God only knows

I can still see your face in my mind, with every turn I take
The wind through my heart feels so cold, as it calls out your name

Melanie, nothing but the touch of your hand can rescue me
Oh, Melanie, reach inside this emptiness and you can set me free

Morning, sun's in my eyes, I'm tied to your soul
One chance, one solitary life, how could I let you go
Got a phone call, or was it a dream, a voice spoke to me
I could swear it was you that I heard crying desperately

Melanie, nothing but the touch of your hand can rescue me
Oh, Melanie, reach inside this emptiness and you will set me free

I can still see your face in my mind, with every turn I take
The wind through my heart feels so cold, as it calls out your name

Melanie, nothing but the touch of your hand can rescue me
Oh, Melanie, reach inside this emptiness and you will set me free

Melanie, nothing but the touch of your hand can rescue me
Oh, Melanie, reach inside this emptiness and you will set me free



Cruel

What you've got, you had to steal
That's the reason
For how you feel
Considerin' what you've done so far
I'm rather amazed
At where you are

Lift your head up, baby
Pull yourself together
Nothing's worse than dying slow
There's no reason, darlin',
Reason whatsoever
That we can't end this game of touch and go

Chorus
It's such a cruel world
When you have to think twice,
And you're caught up in this roundabout
It's such a cruel world
When your back's against the wall and there's no way out

You're not giving it up, but you're giving it out
Seems too me,
You got a little too much doubt
Augmentation,
Is what you need
Your generosity
Looks alot like greed

You might call me crazy
If you don't understand it
There's no way for you to know
You say love is hazy,
And you don't demand it
But can't we end this game of touch and go

Chorus
It's such a cruel world
When nothin' goes right
And the plans you made
Start falling 'round you
It's such a cruel world
Well, just throw me the rope, baby
And pull me out

You've got that kind of love,
It flows like a fountain
But sometimes love can be unkind
My kind of love, you know
It's higher than a mountain
But love can be so hard to find

Lift your head up, baby
Pull yourself together
Nothing's worse than dying slow
There's no reason, darlin', reason whatsoever
That we can't end this game of touch and go

Chorus
It's such a cruel world
When you have to think twice
And you're caught up in this roundabout
It's such a cruel world
When your back's against the wall and there's no way out

It's such a cruel world
It's such a cruel world out there baby
It's such a cruel world
It's such a cruel cruel world and there's no way out

Get you right
Wanna get you right

Oh I
I see darkness in your future baby
Oh I
In a tunnel black as night
Oh I
See a rich man with his hand out baby
Oh I
Know a seer with no sight
Oh I
Watch fire burn those bridges baby
Oh I
Feel a wrong turn into right



Better World

Hello my friends I'm calling to you
The things we believed
Are no longer true
'Cause we're older now
So much wiser than before

The pain that we've felt
We hold deep inside
The dues we have paid
And the tears we have cried
And the emptiness
Can we take it anymore

Have we lost all our faith in our God
And all that we are
When we look at our lives
What are we fighting for

Chorus
Whoa, let's make this a better world
When push comes to shove
What have we really learned
Whoa, let's make this a better world
When you're lying awake with your life in your head
Thinking 'bout friends who are already dead
We can change

Chorus
Whoa, let's make this a better world
When push comes to shove
What have we really learned
Whoa, let's make this a better world
Is there hope for us all
As we're waiting to die
Lying in bed as we take our last sigh



Spanish Steps of Rome

The first time I saw her
She was wearing scarves of white
That little spark between us
Took only seconds to ignite
And then it occured to me
Suddenly I was standing there alone
On the Spanish steps of Rome

I kept searching through the ally
Searching through the catacombe that night
I closed my eyes and threw a coin in the fountain
Then I looked and she was nowhere in sight
I wandered through the holy city
Like a beggar beneath the moon lit dome
Near the Spanish steps of Rome

I heard a voice as I looked through my fingers
And saw the old monsignor
He gave me his blessing and said
"Don't try and please her"
And then I heard her singing like some diva
Parched upon her throne
On the Spanish steps of Rome

Now I know I should have listened
When he warned me not to follow
I noticed that the statue's eyes
Were all sunken and hollow
She let hose young wolves do the dirty deeds
While she lay there inside her home
On the Spanish steps of Rome

Through The Looking Glass

Could You Be Loved

Could you be loved and be loved, could you be loved and be loved
Don't let them fool you, or even try to school you, oh! no
We've got a mind of our own, so go to hell if what you're thinking is not right
Love would never leave us alone
I say the darkness there must come out to light

Could you be loved and be loved, could you be loved and be loved

Could you be, could you be, could you be loved
Could you be, could you be loved

Don't let them change you, or even rearrange you, oh! no
We've got a life to live, they say only, only
Only the fittest of the fittest shall survive
Stay alive

Could you be loved and be loved, could you be loved and be loved

You ain't gonna miss your water, until your well runs dry
No matter how you treat him, the man will never be satisfied

Could you be, could you be, could you be loved
Could you be, could you be loved

Say something, say something, say something
Say something, say something, say something

Could you be, could you be, could you be loved
Could you be, could you be loved



Bodhisattva

Bodhisattva
Would you take me by the hand

Bodhisattva
Would you take me by the hand
Can you show me
The shine of your Japan
The sparkle of your china
Can you show me
Bodhisattva
Bodhisattva
I'm gonna sell my house in town

Bodhisattva
I'm gonna sell my house in town

And I'll be there
To shine in your Japan
To sparkle in your China
Yes I'll be there

Bodhisattva



While My Guitar Gently Weeps

I look at you all
See the love there that's sleeping
While my guitar gently weeps

I look at the floor and I see it needs sweeping
Still my guitar gently weeps

I don't know why nobody told you
How to unfold your love
I don't know how someone controlled you
They bought and sold you

I look at the world and I notice it's turning
While my guitar gently weeps

With every mistake we must surely be learning
Still my guitar gently weeps

I don't know how you were diverted
You were perverted too
I don't know how you were inverted
No one alerted you

I look at you all see the love there that's sleeping
While my guitar gently weeps

Look at you all...
Still my guitar gently weeps.



Can't Get Next To You

I can turn your gray sky blue
I could make it rain whenever I wanted to
I can build a castle from a single grain of sand
I can make a ship sail on dry land
But my life is incomplete and I'm so blue
'Cause I can't get next to you
Next to you, I just can't get next to you

I can fly like a bird in the sky
Hey, and I can buy anything that money can buy
I can turn a river into a raging fire
I could live forever if I so desired
Unimportant are all these things I can do
'Cause I can't get next to you
No matter what I do

I can turn back the hands of time
You'd better believe I can
I can make the seasons change
Just by a wave of my hand
I can change anything from old to new
The thing I want to do the most I'm unable to do
Unhappy am I with all the powers I possess
'Cause girl, you're the key to my happiness
And I, wo, I can't get next to you

(fade):
Girl, you're blowin' my mind 'cause I can't get (next to you)
Can't you see these tears I'm cryin'? I can't get (next to you)
Girl, it's you that I need; I gotta get (next to you)



Living For the City

A boy is born in hard time Mississippi
Surrounded by four walls that ain't so pretty
His parents give him love and affection
To keep him strong moving in the right direction
Living just enough, just enough for the city...ee ha!

His father works some days for fourteen hours
And you can bet he barely makes a dollar
His mother goes to scrub the floors for many
And you'd best believe she hardly gets a penny
Living just enough, just enough for the city... yeah!

His hair is long, his feet are hard and gritty
He spends his life walking the streets of New York City
He's almost dead from breathing in air pollution
He tried to vote but to him there's no solution
Living just enough, just enough for the city...

I hope you hear inside my voice of sorrow
And that it motivates you to make a better tomorrow
This place is cruel no where could be much colder
If we don't change the world will soon be over

Living just enough...
For the city... ooh, ooh
(Repeat several times)


 
Maiden Voyage/Butterfly

(Instrumental)
 

 


Burn Down the Mission

You tell me there's an angel in your tree
Did he say he'd come to call on me
For things are getting desperate in our home
Living in the parish of the restless folks I know

Everybody now bring your family down to the riverside
Look to the east to see where the fat stock hide
Behind four walls of stone the rich man sleeps
It's time we put the flame torch to their keep

Burn down the mission
If we're gonna stay alive
Watch the black smoke fly to heaven
See the red flame light the sky

Burn down the mission
Burn it down to stay alive
It's our only chance of living
Take all you need to live inside

Deep in the woods the squirrels are out today
My wife cried when they came to take me away
But what more could I do just to keep her warm
Than burn burn burn burn down the mission walls

Bring your family down to the riverside
Look to the east to see where the fat stock hide
Behind four walls of stone the rich man sleeps
It's time we put the flame torch to their keep

Chorus



Sunshine of Your Love

It's getting near dawn.
The lights close their tired eyes.
I'll soon be with you, my love,
to give you my dawn surprise.
I'll be with you, darling, soon,
I'll be with you when the stars start falling.

I've been waiting so long
to be where I'm going
in the sunshine of your love.

I'm with you, my love.
The light shining through on you.
Yes, I'm with you, my love,
it's the morning and just we two.
I'll stay with you, darling, now,
I'll stay with you till my seeds are dried up.

I've been waiting so long
to be where I'm going
in the sunshine of your love.

It's getting near dawn.
The lights close their tired eyes.
I'll soon be with you, my love,
to give you my dawn surprise.
I'll be with you, darling, soon,
I'll be with you when the stars start falling.

I've been waiting so long...



Watching the Detectives

Nice girls not one with a defect, cellophane shrink-wrapped, so correct.
Red dogs under illegal legs, she looks so good that he gets down and begs.

She is watching the detectives, "ooh, he's so cute!"
She is watching the detectives, when they shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot.
They beat him up until the teardrops start,
But he can't be wounded 'cause he's got no heart.

Long shot of that jumping sign, visible shivers running down my spine.
Cut the baby taking off her clothes.
Close-up of the sign that says,"We never close"
You snatch a tune, you a match a cigarette,
She pulls the eyes out with a face like a magnet.
I don't know how much more of this I can take.
She's filing her nails while they're dragging the lake.

She is watching the detectives...

You think you're alone until you realize you're in it.
Now fear is here to stay. Love is here for a visit.
They call it instant justice when it's past the legal limit.
Someone's scratching at the window. I wonder who is it?
The detectives come to check if you belong to the parents
who are ready to hear the worst about their daughter's disappearance.
Though it nearly took a miracle to get you to stay,
it only took my little fingers to blow you away.

Just like watching the detectives, don't get cute!"
It's just like watching the detectives.
I get so angry when the teardrops start,
but he can't be wounded 'cause he's got no heart.
Just like watching the detectives...



House of the Rising Sun

There is a house in New Orleans
They call the Rising Sun
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God I know I'm one

My mother was a tailor
She sewed my new bluejeans
My father was a gamblin' man
Down in New Orleans

Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a drunk

Oh mother tell your children
Not to do what I have done
Spend your lives in sin and misery
In the House of the Rising Sun

There is a house in New Orleans
They call the Rising Sun
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God I know I'm one



It Takes a Lot to Laugh; It Takes a Train to Cry

Well, I ride on a mailtrain, baby,
Can't buy a thrill.
Well, I've been up all night, baby,
Leanin' on the window sill.
Well, if I die
On top of the hill
And if I don't make it,
You know my baby will.

And if I don't make it,
You know my baby will.

Now the wintertime is coming,
The windows are filled with frost.
I went to tell everybody,
But I could not get across.
Well, I wanna be your lover, baby,
I don't wanna be your boss.
Don't say I never warned you
When your train gets lost.

Don't say I never warned you
When your train gets lost.


Falling In Between

I've just got to find
Find a way, back home to you girl

Life's been Hell to pay
I can't disobey,
Gotta live in my world

Chorus I
I hear voices calling
From the faces never seen
Darkness all around me
I am falling in between

You've been lookin' down
Down to the ground
On everything I say girl

Hope just can't be found
I'm so gagged and bound
Because of you girl

Chorus II
I hear voices calling
From the places I have been
Love and understanding
Only flows from deep within
Darkness that surrounds me
I am falling in between.....



Dying On My Feet

Dying on my feet
Sure beats living on my knees
These hands around my neck
They get tighter as you squeeze
I'd crawl across the water, baby
Just to get away from you
Take my life but make it shorter
Seems the least that you could do

Reach out
Someone reach out to me
Cause I've lost my way
Sometimes we
Give into things, when we lie and cheat,
Say things
My life's crumblin' down
Time for me to pray
Hold me in
Deep inside, cause I'm dying on my feet

Life is hard
But I think, "Compared to what?"
Can't see the things you get to
But deserve just what you got
Will you still forgive me baby
If I don't come back for more
Everything that ever mattered baby
Is locked behind your door

Can't judge
Things I don't understand
Since you walked away
Easy to
Feel this way,
Cause I'm back on the street, well
Life is
A game you can't win
You can only play
Here I am
I'm just dyin,
I'm just dyin,
I'm just dyin!

Instrumental Break

Reach out
Someone reach out to me
Cause I've lost my way
Sometimes we
Give into things, when we lie and cheat,
Say things
My life's crumblin' down
Time for me to pray
Hold me in
Deep inside, cause I'm dying,
I'm just dyin', I'm just dyin'



Bottom of Your Soul

Where are the children we lost not long ago
Feel for the Mothers who weep for them
I pray for the Fathers who are standing by their side
In their world of pain and suffering

Have you ever seen the look in a hungry child's eyes
They can't eat money or promises
Give them your smile and try holding out your hand
Let them know you're there, let them know you're there

Chorus
Why is it always the ones that we love
Are the ones that will never come home
Why must all of the bridges we cross take their toll
Always remember the voice in your head
Speaks to you when you're alone
And it comforts you
From the top of your heart to the bottom of your soul

You can swim in a river of tears they cry
For they sleep on the winds of uncertainty
Show us a sign and make us believe again
There's no other way, oh, there's no other way

Chorus
Instrumental Break
Chorus



King of the World

Smoke and mirrors
It's a house of cards
Everybody has windows
And big cigars

The law of the jungle
Is very new to some
The animals are vicious and arrogant
And they eat their young

I used to work my job from 9 to 5
I just survived

I was the king of the world
I had every thing thrown at me,
That the judge and jury could hurl
I was the man of the hour
I would claw and scratch my way up,
To the very top of the tower

Helter skelter
It's a den of thieves
Sea of errors
That a greedy man weaves

A few really bad apples
Always spoil the lot
Rolling blackouts
On everyone's block

I go to work and try to make ends meet
My life is over

I was the king of the world
I had everything I needed,
I owned every type of girl
I was the man of the hour
I would claw and scratch my way,
Up to the very top of the tower

Instrumental Break

I was the king of the world
I had everything I needed,
I owned every type of girl
I was the man of the hour
I would claw and scratch my way,
Up to the very top of the tower



Hooked

Gimme some beer,
Gimme some fear,
Reality and fame

Money from you
Money for them
Billions being made

You think you got a real deal
All you're buyin' is a fifth wheel
They gotcha by the ying yang
More dollar for the big bang

And when you have to have it
Somehow you always find away,
You'll find a way
Then it becomes a habit
You'll rob your late friend's grave

It's sex, it's drugs,
And then we all fall down
Get hooked,
On life
Or join the underground

It's oil, it's guns,
Bad guys we never see
It's war, dead sons,
Be all that you can be

Give it a spin
Maybe you'll win
Nobody's gettin paid

Lightin it up
Shootin it up
Ya really should be afraid

You're lookin' for a new chin
So they tighten up your old grin
All you wanna do is fit in
So they're gonna make you real thin

It's just enough to tease you
They nail you right between the eyes
Nail you right between the eyes

Somehow it will disease you
While you're lobotomized

It's meds, it's feds,
Don't need no PhD's
Load down, those sounds,
We love our MP3's

It's cribs, it's cars
Mercedes BNZ
It's abs, it's carbs
Stop super-sizing me!

It's sex, it's drugs,
And then we all fall down
Get hooked,
On life
Or join the underground

It's crips, it's bloods
It's pimped out S.U.V.'s
It's court, prime time
Those lawyer S.O.B.'s

It's X, It's crack
It's glass and A.D.D.
It's cool, it's wack
I'll pay you back

Your kick, you prick
You get the first one free
You're cuffed, you're hooked,
You're hooked.



Simple Life

Days feel so long
My life seems short as years go by
The chance that I took
Feeling so strong I had to try
All of the pain I left behind

Been down the road
My heart has been sold
The price was steep
The world that we have
The wish that we made is ours to keep

All of our emotions are so deep
Cuz I can't stop falling in love with you

All I want is a simple life
All I really want is you
All I want, all I need
Is a simple life



Taint Your World

Screaming at the sun I t have spilled a little moonshine on my head
Didn't have to run, but there was no one left behind 'cept for the dead

I didn't see it comin', but that rummy-stilted crackpot knew my game
Left my head a'hummin', like a ball peen hammer drives a nail to shame

I suggest you listen up to what I have to say
Witnessed many crooked things, I smell your DNA
Stab me, take me down, you know you'll never get your way

Taint your world
You're so far away from where you think you need to be
Taint your world
Cause you don't want to fuck with me

Didn't anybody get the cipher from the flying rat machine
Gnarly, little, scrunched up, tiny fingers, and its disposition mean

Anybody out of line will soon be on the list
My back's against the wall and yet I know I must resist
Time to tell the truth, I think somebody's gettin' pissed

Taint your world
You're not even close to where you think you need to be
Taint your world
You got another guess comin' if you think you're foolin' me

Instrumental Break

Taint your world
So far away from where you think you need to be
Taint your world
Where I belong just like an oyster and a pearl
Taint your world
You're not even close to where you think you need to be
Taint your world
Taint your world



Let It Go

Staring death between the eyes
Doesn't seem so far away
So much pain in long goodbyes
There is much I need to say

You've been shadowing my door
A tempest wind that never dies
Every sorrow washed ashore
No more tears to fill my eyes

Chorus
Let it go
Gonna make your life whole
Let it go

Time to lose the crooked smile
Cast your grief upon the ground
Got no time for vain illusion
Cause it's killin me inside

Chorus

You should know
It t be the anger you hide
Your pride
Maybe someone has stepped on your pride
Every night
It'll keep you awake every night when you're old
Your heart
Your heart has been painfully bruised
Something to lose
You still t have soething to prove
Let it go
Is it worth all the time you misues for your sad demise

When there's vengeance in your heart
What comes next is up to you
Better to think before you start
Or you can dig that grave for two

Chorus

You should know
It t be the anger you hide
Your pride
Maybe someone has stepped on your pride
Every night
It'll keep you awake every night when you're old
Your heart
Your heart has been painfully bruised
Someone to lose
You t still have someone to prove
Let it go
Is it worth all the time you misuse for your sad demise



Spiritual Man

I heard about a man, walkin' on the water
He had hope in his eyes
He didn't wear a crown or have any money
He didn't have any lies

He had holes in his pockets
He had holes in his hands
He looked like an outlaw talkin' to his lover

He was a spiritual man

I wanna be a prince, not a king or a warrior
I wanna have a special light in my eyes
Wanna climb up a mountain, find a tree of wisdom
I wanna feel good when I cry

And maybe someday I could be a teacher
I want that karma when you touch my hand
I'll walk through the streets,
Talking to the homeless in winter

I wanna be a spiritual man, yeah

I heard about a man who was born in the desert
He rode for days and nights across the sand
And one day, he came upon an angel
The angel said, "Hey you, you're gonna be a spiritual man!"

Instrumental Break

Last night I saw a man walkin' toward a club in Harlem
He had a black case in his hands
Went through the back door and pulled out his gold companion
He closed his eyes and played all night like a self-taught spiritual man



No End In Sight

The curse of blood
Falls upon this nation
I was my hands
And hang my head in shame
I pray for peace
And forge the crooked valley
This dreader fear
Held prisoner inside me

Chorus
I search the stars, still I find
No rhyme or reason
I can't see a thing
That's gonna make it right, oh make it right
You're still walking at midnight
Alone with voices in your mind
You see the world in black and white
You know until you see the light
There ain't no end, no end in sight

I can't justify
The cleansing of society
The human race
It ain't no race at all
I breach the flood
Of political insanity
Where hope once stood
Is filled with lies and shame

Chorus

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