All the lost souls

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Annie
Annie, you had your dream on the bright lights I thought I saw your photograph and its such a laugh, in a magazine Did it all come true? then Annie, you were made for the big time They said you were a star to be In the NME But the walls came tumbling down down, they go down on me Annie you’re a star You’re just not going very far And all the world will know your name And you’ll be famous as you are ‘Cause I’ll sing for you Annie, would it be nice to be recognized? Did you practise your autograph? But then no one’s asked And it’s such a shame Your dreams are crumbling Annie, why aren’t you big in limelight? ‘Cause I thought that you said you’d be A celebrity several years ago But it all came tumbling down down, they go down on me Annie you’re a star You’re just not going very far And all the world will know your name And you’ll be famous as you are ‘Cause I’ll sing for you Annie you’re a star You’re just not going very far And all the world will know your name And you’ll be famous as you are ‘Cause I’ll sing for you Annie you’re a star You’re just not going very far

Shine on
Im calling for our last dance I see it in your eyes In your eyes same old moves for a new romance I could use the same old lines But I’ll sing Shine on Just shine on Close your eyes and they’ll all be gone They can scream and shout that they’ve been sold out But it paid for the cloud that were dancing on So Shine on Just Shine on With your smile just as bright as the sun Cause they’re all just slaves to the gods they’ve made But you and I just shone just shone And when silence greets my last goodbye The words I need are in your eyes And I’ll sing Shine on Just shine on close your eyes and they’ll all be gone They can scream and shout that they’ve been sold out But it paid for the cloud that we’re dancing on So shine on Just Shine on With your smile just as bright as the sun Cause they’re all just slaves to the gods they’ve made But you and I just shone just shone So shine on Just shine on Close your eyes and they’ll all be gone They can scream and shout that they’ve been sold out But it paid for the cloud that were dancing on So Shine on Just Shine on With your smile just as bright as the sun Cause they’re all just slaves to the gods they’ve made But you and I just shone just shone

I really want you
I really want you, I really want you Many prophets preach on bended knee. Many clerics wasted wine. Do the bloodied sheets on those cobbled streets mean I have wasted time? Are there silver shores of paradise? Can I come in from the cold? I killed a man in a faraway land, My enemy I’m told. (chorus) I really want you to really want me, But I really don’t know if you can do that. I know you want to know what’s right, But I know it’ so hard for you to do that. And time’s running out, as often it does, and often dictates that you can’t do that, But fate can’t break this feeling inside, That’s burning up through my veins. I really want you, I really want you. I really want you, now. No matter what I say or do, The message isn’t getting through, And you’re listening to the sound, Of my breaking heart. I really want you, I really want you Is a poor man rich in solitude, Or does Mother Earth complain? Did the beggar pray for a sunny day, But lady luck for rain? They say a million people bow and scrape, To an effigy of gold. I saw life begin in the ship we’re in and, History unfold. (chorus) No matter what I say or do The message isn’t getting through And you’re listening to the sound, Of my breaking hear.

Give me some love
Me and my guitar play my way It makes them frown the little pieces by the highway Bring me down Mine is not a heart of stone I am only skin and bone And those little pieces are little pieces of my own Why don’t you give me some love I’ve taken a ship load of drugs I’m so tired of never fixing the pain Valium said to me I’ll take you seriously And we’ll come back as someone else Who’s better than yourself Many faces at the doorway All hang round Watch me fighting in the hallway But make no sound So standing all alone And I’m only skin and bone So many faces but they all look out for their own Why don’t you give me some love I’ve taken a ship load of drugs I’m so tired of never fixing the pain Valium said to me I’ll take you seriously And we’ll come back as someone else Who’s better than yourself Why don’t you give me some love I’ve taken a ship load of drugs I’m so tired of never fixing the pain Valium said to me I’ll take you seriously And we’ll come back as someone else Who’s better than yourself today And someday soon they’ll drop the bomb and let it all out someday I know that someday soon we’ll all be gone so let it all out let it all out today And give me some love yeah give me some love come on give me some love

Carry you home
Trouble is her only friend, and he’s back again, Makes her body older, than it really is, She says its high time she went away, No ones got much to say in this town, Trouble is the only way is down, down, down, As strong as you are, tender you know I’m watching you breathing for the last time A song for your heart But when it is quiet I Know what it means, and I’ll carry you home, I’ll carry you home If she had wings she would fly away And another day, god will give her some Trouble is the only way is down, down, down As strong as you are, tender you know I’m watching you breathing for the last time A song for your heart But when it is quiet I Know what it means, and I’ll carry you home, I’ll carry you home And they’re all so pretty in New York City tonight And someone’s little girl was taken from the world tonight Under the stars and stripes As strong as you are, tender you know I’m watching you breathing for the last time A song for your heart But when it is quiet I Know what it means, I’ll carry you home, I’ll carry you home As strong as you are, tender you know I’m watching you breathing for the last time A song for your heart But when it is quiet I Know what it means, I’ll carry you home, I’ll carry you home

Same mistake
So, while I’m turning in my sheets And once again, I cannot sleep Walk out the door and up the street Look at the stars beneath my feet Remember rights that I did wrong So here I go Hello, hello There is no place I cannot go My mind is muddy but My heart is heavy, does it show I lose the track that loses me So here I go oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… And so I sent some men to fight, And one came back at dead of night, Said he’d seen my enemy, Said he looked just like me, So I set out to cut myself And here I go oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… I’m not calling for a second chance, I’m screaming at the top of my voice, Give me reason, but don’t give me choice, Cos I’ll just make the same mistake again, oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… And maybe someday we will meet And maybe talk and not just speak Dont buy the promises ’cause There are no promises I keep, and my reflection troubles me so here I go oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… I’m not calling for a second chance, I’m screaming at the top of my voice, Give me reason, but don’t give me choice, Cos I’ll just make the same mistake (REPEAT) again oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… So, while I’m turning in my sheets oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… And once again, I cannot sleep oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… Walk out the door and up the street oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… Look at the stars oo oooooo ooo ooo oo oooo… Look at the stars, falling down, And I wonder where, did I go wrong.

I’ll take everything
Oooo these feet Carry me far Oh my body Oh so tired Mouth is dry Hardly speak Holy spirit rise in me Oooo I swear Forever is just a minute to me And I’ll take everything Mmmm mmm mmmm In this life I’ll join every one Oooo when I die Have my body Have my mind Have my coat Take my time These I borrowed Borrowed so far Turn to dust Fall apart Oooo I swear Forever is just a minute to me And I’ll take everything Mmmmm mmmm mmmm In this life I’ll join every one Oooo and then decide Cause all men die Cause all men die And I’ll take everything Mmmm mmm mmm In this life I’ll join every one Ooooo Since I’m gonna die And I’ll take everything Mmmm mmm mmm In this life I’ll join every one Cause all men die

One of the Brightest stars
One day your story will be told One of the lucky ones who’ve made his name One day they’ll make you glorious Beneth the lights of your deserved fame And it all comes round Once in a lifetime like it always does Everybody loves you cause you’ve taken a chance Out on a dance to the moon, too soon And they’ll say told you so we were the ones who saw you first of all we always knew that you were one of the brightest stars One day they’ll tell you that you’ve changed Though they’re the ones who seem to stop and stare One day you’ll hope to make the grave Before the papers chose to send you there And it all comes round Once in a lifetime like it always does Nobody loves you cause you’ve taken a chance Out on a dance to the moon, too soon And they’ll say told you so we were the ones who saw you first of all we always knew that you were one of the brightest stars And they’ll say told you so we were the ones who saw you first of all we always knew that you were one of the brightest stars

I can’t hear the music
Is it a warning? Is it an evil sign? Is it a people who have lost their mind? Is it the darkness? Is it a man resigned? Is it a best friend leaving you behind? Is it ever gonna stop. Wwill they ever let you go. You’re in a rush. They don’t care enough. ’Cause their lives are very slow. Time is ticking on. Too long to fake your smile. And if I can’t hear the music And the audience is gone I’ll dance here on my own. And I hope the lonely hearts club band Will play out one last song Before the sun goes down. And is it evil? Should it really make you sick? Is now the time that you realize you’d better get out quick? Time is ticking on. Too long to fake your smile. But then you sold your soul for a leading role So wear it for a while. And if I can’t hear the music And the audience is gone I’ll dance here on my own. And I hope the lonely hearts club band Will play out one last song Before the sun goes down. And there she goes And there she goes So run Yoshimi run ‘Cause Billy’s got himself a gun And you’re right to be afraid They’ll send you to your grave ‘Cause it’s strange and new And if I can’t hear the music And the audience is gone I’ll dance

1973
Simona You’re getting older Your journey’s been etched On your skin Simona Wish I had known that What seemed so strong Has been and gone I would call you up every saturday night And we’d both stay out ’til the morning light And we sang, “Here we go again” And though time goes by I will always be In a club with you In 1973 Singing, “Here we go again” Simona Wish I was sober So I could see clearly now The rain has gone Simona I guess it’s over My memory plays our tune The same old song I would call you up every Saturday night And we’d both stay out ’til the morning light And we sang, “Here we go again” And though time goes by I will always be In a club with you In 1973 Singing, “Here we go again” I would call you up every Saturday night And we’d both stay out ’til the morning light And we sang, “Here we go again” And though time goes by I will always be In a club with you In 1973 Singing, “Here we go again” I would call you up every Saturday night And we’d both stay out ’til the morning light And we sang, “Here we go again” And though time goes by I will always be In a club with you In 1973 Singing, “Here we go again” And though time goes by I will always be In a club with you In 1973