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Searching for the young Soul Rebels
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Burn It Down (formerly Dance Stance)

Ill only ask you once more
You only want to believe
This man is looking for someone to hold him down
He doesnt quite ever understand the meaning

Never heard about, cant think about
Oscar Wilde and Brendan Behan,
Sean OCasey, George Bernard Shaw.
Samuel Beckett, Eugene ONeill, Edna OBrien and Lawrence Stern.

Ill only ask you once more
It must be so hard to see.
This man is waiting for someone to hold him down
He doesnt quite fully understand the meaning.

Never heard about, wont think about
Oscar Wilde and Brendan Behan,
Sean OCasey, George Bernard Shaw.
Samuel Beckett, Eugene ONeill, Edna OBrien and Lawrence Stern.
Sean Kavanaugh and Sean McCann,
Benedict Keilly, Jimmy Hiney
Frank OConnor and Catherine Rhine.

Shut it You dont understand it
Shut it Thats not the way I planned it
Shut your fucking mouth til you know the truth.


Tell Me When My Light Turns Green

Seen quite a bit in my twenty-three years
Ive been manic-depressive
And Ive spat a few tears.
Ive been spat on and shat on
And made to eat soap
Ive been working and shirking
For what, I dont know.
Rambling and gambling
Hoping for more
Ive been losing and boozing
But I dont know what for.
If theres anyone there
Looking down at me
I think its time you picked my number
I need some help you see
Just draw a line
State the date
Give a time
Anywhere
Yours or mine
Just tell me when my light turns green
Its not that I dont believe in you
Your works all round to see
Its just that while youve been there doing good
You havent left much time for me
Just draw a line
State the date
Give a time
Anywhere
Yours or mine
Just tell me when my light turns green.

 

Im just looking

Youre looking to win it, but not taking it in
Uppers give heart impotence but dont tell you anything.
People are saying, youre losing your feel
Pretend you dont hear
Holed up in white Harlem, your conscience and you
You might need sympathy but thats not what Id tell you
Your winning day was long ago
Dont let it show.
Youre walking on marble, its scorching your feet
Penthouse celebrity, yes
But watch what you eat.
People are saying youre losing your feel
Pretend you dont hear.
Dont come any closer.

 

Geno

Back in sixty-eight in a sweaty club
Before Jimmys machine and the rocksteady rub
On a night when flowers didnt suit my shoes
After a week of flunkin and bunkin school
The lowest head in the crowd that night
Just practisin steps and keeping out of the fights.
Academic inspiration, you gave me none
Ah but you were Michael the Lover
The fighter that won.
And look at me now looking down at you
No Im not being flash, its what Im built to do.
That man too the stage with his towel swingin high
This man was my bombers, my dexys my high
The crowd they all hailed you and chanted your name
Ah but they never knew like we knew
Me and you were the same
Now youre all over, your song is so tame
You fed me, you bred me
Ill remember your name.

 

I Couldnt Help If I Tried

You gave me your ace card
I gave you my time
In a day of confusion
I said Id stash it with mine
But now my temperatures rising
My back has grown small
If you keep on calling
I dont think Ill give anymore
Cos you drank my blood
And theres no more left for you
Yes you shot to kill
But you couldnt see it through
We could have wrecked this place
Won another race
Could have walked scot-free out of here
You held out your greasy hand
It slipped away
I could have died
I could have cried
Could have saved you this time
Cos you drank my blood
And theres no more left for you
Yes you shot to kill
But you couldnt see it through.
We could have wrecked this place
Won another race
Could have walked scot-free out of here
But if there is someone
Point me at someone
Show me someone
Who feels like I see.

 

Thankfully not living in Yorkshire it doesn't apply

I've never seen it but I still believe it
I'd like to dig it out or maybe wrench it out
There's no touching
But there's not much involved in casting doubt
Too hard to think about
I'd relate my thoughts to you
But I'm not so stupid to put my faith in you
I'll just keep searching
Lord have mercy on me
Keep me away from Leeds
I've been before; it's not what I'm looking for
There's no touching
But there's not much involved in casting doubt
No need to think about
I'd relate my thoughts to you
But I'm not so stupid to put my faith in you
I'll just keep searching
I've walked around, seen the town and the crowds
I've walked about, worked it out, pissed about, tried to shout,
No one's listening
It's all you and your rules and fools,
and it's all you and your schools their tools, then

 

Keep It

The world lives in your front room
Youre sitting happy in gloom
Fate worries you, you will not give her room.
You give credit for might, inspiration and sight.
But you miss the point.
You wont join the fight,
You think to use is to lose so your clinging, pulling pleading.
Try and keep it safe.
Keep it cosy but it feels so out of place
Youre feeling a loss but youre not fit to make it
You offered so much but youre frightened to take it.
It never was really proved, never was understood.
But there really is no virtue in the good.
The shoutings so loud that theyd do better to mime
Youre deafened and you cannot hear the rhyme.
But secrets in whispers pull you, try to tempt you.
Try and keep it safe
Keep it cosy but it feels so out of place
Youre feeling a loss but youre not fit to make it
You offered so much but youre frightened to take it.
You beg for help and advice, how to handle your life.
But you dare not move, you cannot pay the price.
Chances slip, you just chatter, flatter, to forget what matters.
Spout your lines, read all your books,
You hear the sounds, miss all the hooks,
Your best is what you least understand,]
You hate the graft, wont join the race,
Youre scared to scar your pretty face
Safe now cos your head is in the sand
Keep it...

 

Love Part One

They all dedicate lines to you
Thin lines, easy seen through.
Of course they do to be like others, who
all feel something I wont pretend to feel just for you
because Ive never ever wanted anything from you.
Ive watched them marry up
their wives and lives with ties and lies,
Ive seen them fuck infatuation
And call it you so they feel safer
I hope youll stay with them forever
Let them sit back and never dream thoughts like mine
Scared hearts running from you
Take longer to prove
They can sit back and laugh while others do
But still they hold you in awe
Am I the first to ever question you exist?
Why do I throw up when she says she gives me herself only for you
Or her belief in you is only for me
Sometimes I almost envy the need, but dont see the prize.

 

There, There, my dear

Dear Robin
Hope you dont mind me writing, its just that theres more than one thing I
need to ask you. If youre so anti-fashion, why not wear flares, instead of
dressing down all the same. Its just that looking like that I can express
my dissatisfaction.

Dear Robin
Let me explain, though youd never see in a million years. Keep quoting
Cabaret, Berlin, Burroughs, J.G. Ballard, Duchamp, Beauvoir, Kerouac,
Kierkegaard, Michael Rennie. I dont believe you really like Frank Sinatra.

Dear Robin
Youre always so happy, how the hell do you get your inspiration? Youre
like a dumb patriot. If youre supposed to be so angry, why dont you fight
and let me benefit from your right? Dont you know the only way to change
things is to shoot men who arrange things, Dear Robin
I would explain but youd never see in a million years. Well, youve made
your rules, but we dont know that game, perhaps Id listen to your records
but your logics far too lame and Id only waste three valuable minutes of
my life with your insincerity.

You see Robin, Im just searching for the young soul rebels, and I cant
find them anywhere. Where have you hidden them?

Maybe you should welcome the new soul vision.

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Too Rye ay
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The Celtic Soul Brothers

More please and thank you

Introducing the Celtic Soul Brothers and featuring the

strong devoted,

Ladies and gentlemen, would you now please take your leave.

Because we've sat back looking and nearly been took,

even been scared but now I don't care and I'm telling anyone who'll listen.

I've seen what's on show and now there's no more to know

'Cos I've been there, I've been seen there, I've seemed it, dreamed it,

Beened it, schemed it.

Excuse me please, you're standing in my space,

So step aside, now your time's up.

Come on my friends, I would now like to propose a toast-

To the strength I see that's surrounding me and those who've cared,

Oh yes, I've been scared and I'm telling anyone who'll listen

I've seen what's on show and now there's no more to know,

Oh I've been there, I've seen there, I've seemed it, dreamed it,

Schemed it.

You see I know this to be true,

Now would I lie to you?

And I'm not waiting for approval from you

We're coming through.

More please and thank you.

Let's Make This Precious

Pure, this must be, it has to be.

Pure, let's make this pure,

(Do you mean it?) Yes I do,

(Then let's sing it) Certainly, but

First bare your hearts and cleanse your souls

(And then?) Let's try and make this precious, like this.

Let's make this precious.

We're striving over here

(Ever nearer?) I think so

(Visions clearer) of course, of course.

But still we must forsake all to win

(All temptation?) everything (for salvation?) now you're talking

Then let this apply to all we do

(And then?) Our striving will guide us

And somehow I think that we'll win.

Let's make this precious,

First let's hear somebody sing me a record

That cries pure and true.

No not those guitars. They're too noisy and crude.

The kind that convinces refuses to leave,

There's no need to turn it up.

If it's pure I'll feel it from here

Let's make this precious, (I think we probably will)

Let's make this precious, (I think we probably will)

All in All

Oh, what's the matter?

Oh no. It's no better.

I've been thinking it out and it still gets no better,

I'm here singing this out and these thoughts get no fresher.

All in all I'd say things have turned out good,

you still don't smile at me but then I never thought you would.

You don't waste time on praise. Do you sir?

But you should be proud to be sure.

No sir. It's still no better oh sir, I thought you meant better

Your experience will teach me no more lessons.

From lower down you just seemed so much better

All in all I'd say things have turned out good,

you still don't smile at me but then I never thought you would.

You don't waste time on praise, when you could.

Or just tell me something. anything. good.

Oh no look it's still no better.

No no these thought are no fresher.

You see tenderess is the asset here lacking,

but won't you join me in this one last wild waltz,

just once again in the one last wild waltz.

Anduici tú mé san damsa fión

Anduici tú mé san damsa fión

round and round, and round and round...

round and round, and round and round...

Anduici tú mé san damsa fión

Anduici tú mé san damsa fión

Jackie Wilson Said

Jackie Wilson said it was reet petite

I kind of love you

Yes it knocks me off my feet

Let it all come down

Oh let it all come down

And you know I'm so wired up

I don't need any more tea in my cup

Let it all come down

Oh let it all come down

Now watch this

Toodle langa langa Toodle langa fang

Toodle langa langa Toodle langa fang

I'm in heaven

I'm In heaven

I'm In heaven when you smile

And when you walk across the street

It makes my heart go boom boom boom,

Let It all come down

And every time I stop to think about It

Well little child you simply make my day

Let It all come down

Oh let It all come down

Toodle langa langa Toodle langa fang

Toodle langa langa Toodle langa fang

I'm In heaven

I'm in heaven

I'm in heaven when you smile

Old

Old have memories to keep all cold away.
What is that you say?
No sense to dwell.
Old, are you ridiculed and fumed away,
No attention paid?
I thought as much. Yes and the dumb patriots have their say,
Only see their way.
Nothing to sell.
And worse from us, so obvious,
Preposterous, when you think of the time that each has spent.
Words heaven sent and truly meant to show
Old, may I sit down here and learn today?
I'll hear all you say.
I won't go away.

Plan B

You've always been searching for something

But everything seems so so-so

Tightly close your eyes

Hold out your hand

We'll make a stand

Forget their plans

and their demands

PLAN B

They're testing you - but don't worry

PLAN B

This week I'm strong enough for two

I'm coming

I'm running

I'm burning

I wouldn't sell you anything

It starts off just joking

and then they stop talking to you

and that's the worst thing of all

The worst thing of all

Whispers more than loud enough

Try to make you feel not good enough

Try this

Don't believe your eyes

Hold out your hand

We'll make a stand

Forget their plans

and their demands

PLAN B

Bill Withers was good to me

PLAN B

Pretend I'm Bill and lean on me

I'm coming

I'm running

I'm burning

I wouldn't sell you anything

PLAN B

Hold on to me

PLAN B

No don't be nervous. Just trust in me

I'm coming

I'm running

I'm burning

I wouldn't sell you anything

I'll Show You

I'll show you them now, those boys without cares.

Who'd swapped dirty pictures and talked during prayers.

They grew up with wisdom they'd stored from "those days"

Nobody told them to get in they must change.

I'll show you them now. Come with me and

I'll show you them now.

The teachers laughed with them class idiot style.

After all they weren't their kids so why should they mind.

Boyish good looks held the wrath back a while.

Then they were drummed in and thumped in and soon left behind.

Alcoholics, child molesters, nervous wrecks and prima donnas

Jilted lovers, office clerks, petty thieves, hard drug pursuers.

Lonely tramps, awkward misfits, oh anyone of these.

Mortgaged up families looked at first too mundane.

But it's funny how with help all the lucky ones changed.

Some of them couldn't, there had to be more.

Music, I dunno, films, something special perhaps.

I'll show you them now, come with me

And I'll show you them now.

It's so hard to picture dirty tramps as young boys.

But if you see a man crying, hold his hand, he's my friend.

If these words sound corny, switch this off, I don't care.

Nearby he's still crying, I won't smile while he's there.

Nearby he's still crying. I won't smile while he's there.

Liars A to E

Nobody tells you. You end up knowing

Bad habits: you should sleep alone

Open to suggestions, is that the way you feel?

'Cos you're the voice of experience, every word

You choose sweet stolen info' you must never lose

Until you're so secure in your habitat familiar

But you won't want from me

There's nothing else to see

Try smoking your own and don't look at me.

No need to explain it, just order dresses

Bad habits: you really shouldn't keep.

Quick nip next door to the vendor of charisma

Because the time, the place and the mood is right

And good old Kevin'll be all right

Here comes ''His Soul" get your pen and notebooks ready

But you won't look like me

You'll never think like me

Try smoking your own and don't follow me.

No need to explain it. Just order dresses

Bad habits: you should sleep alone

Open to suggestions, is that the way you feel

Until I Believe in My Soul

I'll need tonight to sit and think about this

Think what to do.

I'll take some strength to banish hollow sorrow.

Hollow sorrow's nothing new.

Just enough strength to last until tomorrow

Until I believe in my soul.

Tonight I lost sight of all purpose

Despite all this trickery you told me was right.

I was such a good boy I let you hold the door

So kind, so nice, where's my prize?

(That's all there ever is) Oh yeah yeah yeah?

(That's all there ever was) Ah you must be fucking joking.

(The same for everyone) Oh yes. Yes yes.

Would you repeat that. Break it to me gently,

Stand over there.

Oh I know I was an arrogant boy but I let you hold the door

Oh I was kind. I was nice, where's the prize?

And I'm on the train from New Street

To Euston. I'm going out to Harrow again

And I'm trying to get the feeling

That I had in nineteen seventy two.

Oh but you're going too fast for me here,

I'm saying, wait a minute there, wait a minute there

Hold it, stop! Let me get this clear

(That's all there ever is) oh yeah yeah yeah?

(That's all there ever was) yes, yes. ha ha ha.

(The same for everyone) Oh yes. yes. yes.

You see I know what this is, I know

What's going on here, this is just the difference between . . .

It's the battle between the body and the soul. The spirit

And what's needed here. . .

What I intend to do now is I'm going to punish my body.

I'll punish the body to believe in the soul, I will punish

my body, until I believe in my soul.

Come On Eileen

Poor old Johnny Ray
Sounded sad upon the radio, he moved a million hearts in mono.
Our mothers cried and sang along and who'd blame them.
Now you're grown, so grown, now I must say more than ever.
Go Toora Loora Toora Loo-Rye-Aye
and we can sing just like our fathers.

Come on Eileen,
I swear (well he means) At this moment you mean everything,
With you in that dress my thoughts I confess verge on dirty
Ah come on Eileen.

These people round here wear beaten down eyes
Sunk in smoke dried faces they're so resigned to what their fate is,
But not us, no not us we are far too young and clever.
Remember Toora Loora Toora Loo-Rye-Aye
Eileen I'll hum this tune forever.

Come on Eileen, I swear, well he means
Ah come on let's take off everything,
That pretty red dress Eileen (Tell him yes)
Ah come on let's, ah come on Eileen, please.

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Don't Stand Me Down
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THE OCCASIONAL FLICKER

No, I don't want sympathy,
I just want somewhere for these sins to go Compromise is the devil talking and he spoke to me

He mentioned something of moving in,
I conversed once with him and yes, he related to me how necessity is evil's mother
He has no father,
only victims weak or strong.
I hope this won't take long

I was right the first time,
I'll put it right with thirst now

Well, you might say I'm trying to redeem myself and in a way I think that's true, but I'm just trying to bite off more than those that chew more than I do

You could say that I'm a bitter man
and once again, I think that's true,
I witl remain so until I better those
that know more than I do
It kind of reminds me of that burning feeling
I used to get
What?
You know, that little problem I used to get What, are you still getting trouble with this? Yeah, not all the time or anything
Like it was?
Yeah, sometimes
Are you sure it's not heartburn?
No, it's definitely not heartburn
It's just a little matter of a burning,
a little matter of a burning nature
It's not arson, it's not arson
It's OK it's my problem I'll deal with it myself

THIS IS WHAT SHE'S LIKE

Well, you know the kind of people

that put creases in their old Levis? Sure

The type that use expressions like tongue in cheek and send up? Indeed l do

I don't like these kind of people No?

May I state here and now,

but I can't help thinking,

all the time Im thinking of her

What's she like? In time, in time

Let me put it another way Please do.

Welt, you know how the English upper classes are thick and ignorant and not used to being with people? That's true

You're familiar with the scum from Notting Hill and Moseley, the C N D ? Sure

They describe nice things as wonderful

She never would say that,

she's totally different in every way

What's she like)

In time, in time

Tell me, what's she like?

Come again?

Tell me, what's she like?

In time in time

Well, this is what she's like

I would like to express myself at this point

Go ahead

(VOCAL)

Bill, you know the newly wealthy peasants

with their home bars and hi fis?

Eh, I'm not sure actually

You know, the ones who parade all their possessions and put fabulous and super in each sentence7

Oh yeah, I know the ones

Well I don't really like these scumbags

May I be clear on this point. Sure

She's not a bit like that

No, nothing like that

What's she like?

In time, in time

Tell me, what's she like?

BilI, I'm trying to tell you

Oh well I'II tell you what she's like

given half a chance

I will make this clear

just what she's like

I'II present a picture of what she's like, you'll be in no doubt as to what she's like But listen close. Listen close now here

Come on, are you gonna' tell us what she's like or not )

Oh yeah, I have every intention.

I'll tell you now, listen

(VOCAL)

Go on,

VOCAL)

Go on,

Do you get my drift?

Oh yeah, I'm starting to get the picture

Well listen, I can expand on this if you'd like

Yeah, if you would

(VOCAL)

Oh, I see, I see She must be something )

Yeah, she is.

Well how did all this happen

Just all at once really.

The Italians have a word for it

What word what is it?

A thunderbolt or something

What, you mean the Italian word for thunderbolt)

Yeah, something like that

I don't speak Italian myself you understand No

But i knew a man who did

Well, that's my story,

the strongest thing I've ever seen

KNOWLEDGE OF BEAUTY

I've often thought about

the men where I came from

and times ago

Their sons, these days, are found

in US and Britannia care

And as I think about,

In my mother's eyes I look and see the story there It's a knowledge of beauty in these days rare

Go west, go west young man, west of hollow words and all that lies there

Go west, I'II sing an air

for all the previous

wild black curly hair

For what use is anything

If I don't have the wisdom and warmth

of my past generations

If I need strength

to take bad on,

I just look back to

where I came from.

I look back where I came from

I've had respect, money and love,

I've denied my beautiful heritage, gone away from my roots and come back home again

I gave away my individuality

and listened to the "now" generation, when really I'm not one of those

But love has brought me closer to the truth and right now, I couldn't be any closer

To love your father is a fulfilling thing

My national pride is a personal pride

ONE OF THOSE THINGS

You know, recently I was thinking
I was thinking about one thing and the other
and music crossed my mind Yeah? Yeah
It occurred to me to switch on the radio
I wanted to hear some music

So I turned it on, it was Radio One,
Sid Jenkins on the air
He had synthesizers and soulful guises,
I think you know the type of thing - Sure.
it was alright It was OK ?
I'm not lodging any complaints or anything,
there was just one problem
What was that?
It all sounded the same
You mean it all sounded similar?
I mean it all sounded the same

Anyway, so I started asking around, you know.
I started making a few enquiries,
just putting out a few feelers
Yeah? Yeah.
I had a word with a couple of so called socialists on my way, and during the course of our conversation I put to them a question, I said:
"How do you feel about Ireland?"
Ireland? Yeah, Ireland
That place, it's just across the sea
Oh yeah, I know the place
Well they said:
"We're for Sandinista, Cuba's militia,
the P L O, M.P.L.A, Afghanistan and Babylon"
They went on and on and on and on.
And I said: "Alright, Alright,
but what do you think about Belfast?"
And what did they say?
Well, their replies were various
but they all had one thing m common.
And what was that?

They all sounded the same
You mean they sounded alike ?
They all sounded the same

Well, that's about the size of it,
what can I tell you? You tell me. I dunno,
It's just one of those of things
What you mean one of 'those' things?
Yeah, one of those things

LISTEN TO THIS

I was thinking of a compromise when I saw the beauty in your eyes, it heightened something in me so I'll say so,
You were always near to me
and thoughts of you will stay with me
until the day I die

You were standing next to me
in '82 and '83
in all that time
I barely proved I loved you
Well there's nothing wrong but the wrong in me you were everything you were meant to be

Now I just want to say this to you
Listen to this, Iisten to this,
I love you, I love you

Did you know that I loved you
from the start
You didn't care about my words
and why should you?
You didn't know that all the time I loved you so

I love you, I love you


THE WALTZ

Don't stand me down, or around,
for I'll never stop saying your name

I was the one who came rushing to see you believed in your strategy, followed your course
Around this time, yes, I came near to remorse,
I never quite did, of course
But then, things were no worse

And you were the one I was waiting to see, believed implicitly, but I never took tea
I was aIways in doubt
about working it out,
hence my reasons to shout

were in permanent doubt

It's all changed now

Now, though it seems I am losing,
it's not true.
And though it seems there's confusion,
it's also not true

As if I could not see
believed implicitly
in the tales of the British democracy
How I swooned to the stories of Royal victories, but the books of history were fairy tale stories
But, never one to doubt
and not first think about,
I restrained all my doubt,
now I'm working it out.
Your good sister, it seems,
is nowhere to be seen,
they don't talk of Kathleen,
things are not how they seem

There's no beauty any more

Now, though it seems I am losing,
it's not true
And though it seems there's confusion, it's also not true
You say wait
but some things don't wait any more
Well, I've been to the promised Land
I've been there
I've also been down to the bottom
and looked up from despair

Now, though it seems I am losing,
t's not true
Now, though it seems there's confusion it's also not true
Some things won't wait any more

Don't stand me down, or around,
for I'll never stop saying your name

Here is a protest

Lyrics for "One day I'm Going to Soar"

*The lyrics might be different to what you hear, this is done intentionally and really has nothing to do with me getting all old and being hard of hearing...what?*


Now

Well it was way back in the 40's from the western part you came,
and in them rocky fields of Connacht our ancestors were no more than slaves,
but once we knew higher things and that comes out in you,
your tearful voice, your natural grace and your sad Irish face.
ATTACK ATTACK
Oh I know that I've been crazy and that cannot be denied,
but inside of me there's always been a secret urge to fly,
You see I dreamed about things, the brightest things,
I know(I know?) You know what I mean,
Cos in my youngest years it seemed to me that anything was possible,
(I got to,you got to) We all got to do "our" thing now, I got to make a life that's right for me,
(I got to, you got to) Everybodys got a different role now, one thing I got to say to make you know," I love you so".
I was always dreaming of some way(Some way?) that I could be(you know?)
Another look, I knew his style of some life fantasy,
and though i did not make my dreams come true, I did the best that I could do,
(everybody say)
(I got to,you got to) We all got to do "our" thing now, I got to make a life that's right for me,
(I got to, you got to) Everybodys got a different role now, one thing I got to say to make you know," I love you so".
I got to go...
I got to go...
We've got to go...
I don't want to go...
WE'VE GOT TO GO!!!
I wanna go..no?
I don't wanna go!
WE'VE GOT TO GO!!!
YOU'VE got to go!
Oh alright then....


Lost

If I think about young childhood days and how things used to be,
I always think about the summer they're my favourite memories,
I was always dreaming about something, about how my life could be,
Full of music, girls and clothes I dreamed about beauty,
and it was good but there was always disturbance in my mind,
pretty soon it was obvious that I was lost inside,
I was so lost, I was lost inside
I was so lost, I was lost inside,
but I tried to hide it from the world and all of my family,
I could not exist in the world, like there was something wrong with me.
(but now you've grown and you understand how things are meant to be
and it's time you stopped the dream and faced up to reality)
I AM so lost, I'm lost inside
I am so lost, I'm lost inside,
I dont admit this to the world what would they think of me?
Cos when I show them that I'm soft they take the piss out of me,
I am so lost


ME

There's something wrong with me, people don't respect me,
don't seem to like me no, they want to hurt me so,
There's something wrong with me, I can't let no-one see,
I pretend  I'm ok until I find my way,
Cos if they see that I'm weak I know what they'll do to me,
They'll only hurt me and I know that they will take her from me,
I mustn't let them know, I mustn't let it show,
They'll take the piss out of me or talk down to me,
and if she sees she'll know, cos If I'm weak she'll go,
Well I know what I'll do I'm gonna be someone,
and then no-one can put me down cos I will be number one,
^^cor this is alright, I like this,  alright, how's it going? what's happening?
Yeah!, no I'm alright, Is this it? It's empty man, there's nothing here^^
and They will all want from me, and everyone looks at me,
but they wouldn't know my leave or even speak to me,
and now all these people are depending on me and that man who was my friend,
I think he's robbing from me,
I don't know where to go, I don't know who is friend or foe,
I can't handle this, I don't want to handle this, what the fuck happened?


SHE GOT A WIGGLE
listen
She got a wiggle, she got a wiggle that makes me melt,
the problem is that I don't know if she even likes me,
She's such a woman, she's such a woman, she's all I need,
and I'm the one who loves her so, and now you know, and here I go,
I love her face and her soft brown hair,
and the poses she strikes when she's standing there,
she is woman and I just want her,
and in her mind she says; (I'm mad about you)
She's mad about me
She got a voice that's soft and moist,
caresses my ears while heightening my senses,
sexy and warm and tender, I like it,
She got a wiggle, she got a wiggle that makes me melt,
but I'm afraid to let her know, that I'm the one who loves her so,
I love her and in my mind she said(I'm mad about you)
She's mad about me.
but it's only a dream
Got to make this real.
(Can't live without you)
Do you know what I mean?
(I'm mad about you)
She's mad about me
but it's only a dream
She got a wiggle, she got a wiggle that makes me melt,
and I'm somehow gonna find a way to make her love me.


YOU

You know I thought I was lonely, I was wrong,
and you know I thought that I was needed, I was wrong,
I didn't know what needed means,
I know what lonely means now that I know you,
I'm so in love with you and I don't know what to do

Hey you know I thought that I was lusted, I was wrong,
Right now it's on a whole new level, don't you know,
I can only put that down to you,
but things are sane for me now that I know you,
All I think about it is YOU, and I've got to have YOU

Hey you know I thought that I knew women, I was wrong,
and you know I thought I knew about beauty, I was wrong,
don't talk to me about trivia, I'm not in the mood,
My hearts so numb from hurting the hurt is all for you,
and now I know what real love means,
I've got to find out those who try to usurp me,
I know that there will be many,
I've got to keep my eyes peeled, will you ever love me baby?

The only woman on earth I want is you,
I will never give my heart to anyone but you,
I love everything you do, and I've got to have you,
I would If I ever had you baby,
You know I told you that I was happy, well baby I was lying,
You're the only thing I care about and I'm sitting here and dying,
you're my dreams and thoughts and prayers, you're everything I want,
You're more than my idea of beauty but in an obsession,
and now I'm gonna wait all soul for me,you'll be so happy baby,
Just you wait and see, put all your trust in me,
I've got to get you onto me.


THINKING OF YOU

From the darkest part of a lonleyness of a torn and troubled man,
comes a desperate need to own you, in every way I can,
for while you were gently growing up in this green and pleasant land,
I'd already by then forsaken myself, I was setting up my sham,
I'd describe myself as a wanderer, but you know that's not what I am,
and if you stand beside me we'll go lower than I planned,
because all my life I'm thinking of you.

I'm thinking of you all the time,
I'm thinking of you when I go out,
I'm thinking of you with all my heart,
I'm thinking of you without your clothes,
I'm thinking of you and when youre dressed up,
I'm thinking of you with your legs crossed,
I'm thinking of you  and when they are not, I think of you too
I'm thinking of you, always thinking of you, when I lay down,
I'm thinking of you as I go to sleep,
I'm thinking of you all through the night,
I'm thinking of you and your lovely body and just being with you,
I want to look at you every night,
and hold and caress you through the night,
because no matter what I do,
I'm thinking of you, always thinking of you,
So open your heart and let me come through,
and in all of our life baby I'll be thinking of you,
So open your heart and let me come through,
and in all of our life  I'll be thinking of you, nobody but you,
I can't stop
come on home
Come on back to me.


I'M ALWAYS GOING TO LOVE YOU

Oh baby I really love you, I really do now,Oh baby baby,
I got to say one thing(what's that?)
I want you(Oh alright) and for all time(Oh I see!)Yes
Come over here my dear I've got something to say(What's that?)
Do you know how much I care?
Do you know I'll always be here,
I'm always going to love you
(OK)
When I look at you baby, when I touch you(yessss,what?) oh it feels so good,
Put your lips to my face(alright) Let your sweet breath warm my face(mmm)
I'm always going to love you(I love you too!)awwww!(I'm always going to love you)
We're always going to.......
To be completely honest(yeah?)
I walked into this part without thinking(what do you mean?)
I wasn't thinking(about what?) I'm so confused, I'm so confused
(You just said to me that you loved me?)
I know I did(You said you loved me!)
I know I did but I think I'm going around the bend now we must end...
(WHAT!!??)
I'm sorry darling I don't think I can love you
(You're not sorry!)
I'm really sorry I don't know how to love you
(Kevin don't talk to me I don't even want to see you)
(Kevin don't look at me I don't even want to see you)
I understand I don't know what's the matter with me
Maybe I'm incapable of love? I dunno, no?
(Kevin don't talk to me I don't even want to see you)
(Kevin just Go Go GO!! I don't even want to see you)
(It's like as soon as you got me you didn't want me, I was just your next thing, now your off on some other thing,)
No
(I was like a challenge you just wanted to see if you could get me to try and win me over)
No it wasn't like that you were more than that, you meant an awful lot to me
I'm just mean
(You are!)
(Kevin don't look at me I don't even want to see you)
(Just Go......Just.....GO)
ok


INCAPABLE OF LOVE

He's incapable
Yes I hurt my woman and I really hurt her bad,
I told her that I loved her because I thought that's what it was,
Well I didn't know what I was talking about,
I'm incapable of love.
I'm learning now I won't do that again, I won't say those three words any more,
(He's just incapable of love)
I find it easy too just talk but in reality (It seems that you're incapable)
Yes I know, I'm incapable of marriage and commitment and I'm sorry to say,
(Let's hear you say it)
I'm incapable of love(He's incapable of love)

I'm good at using and hurting and finally leaving cos that's always what I do(huh!)
because really I want to be free,
My light shines brighter I guess and I can see my life shining right in front of me,
The road to be free is inside of me.
I find it easy too just talk but in reality (It seems that you're incapable)
Yes I know, I'm incapable of marriage and commitment and I'm sorry to say,
(Let's hear you say it)
I'm incapable of love(He's incapable of love)
I'm just incapable of love.
(Stop that you'll get honest, c'mon stop that you'll get honest, stop that yu'll get honest, You never even told me to try, I was a challenge a test for your lie, nothing in you is lacking inside, what part of "please be honest" do you not understand?)
No no no no That's not so,
I didn't want to let you go, I truely am sorry I couldn't commit, and that is the reason I wanted to quit, I'm trying to be honest(OH YEAHHHH!!)Yeahhhhhh
I'm just incapable of love
Maybe I was just born that way?, maybe one day I will be different?,
(NO)
Maybe one day I will be ready for a proper relationship?
I could try being committed again?
(NO!!)
Maybe we could try it again on a more relaxed basis?
Like an open kind of thing, what do you think?
(No, I'm not going to put myself through that again)
You don't think so?
I was just thinking if it was more relaxed less rigid, it might work better?
(No, It's all or nothing)
I see....All?.....or nothing....? ALL?....or NOTHING?(YES)
Do you have a view on a more open relationship?
I don't mean in a gay way
(Fuck that I'm not stupid, You never even told me to try, I was a challenge a test for your lie,  
nothing in you is lacking inside, what part of "please be honest" do you not understand?)
NO NO NO!!!
(yeah yeah yeah!)
NO NO NO!



Nowhere is Home


I now know no romantic situation, no money, success, nothing, can make me happy,
no rose gardens for me, that's not self pity, no, that's the truth,
yes, that's the truth, Nowhere is home to me.
You see..
I was born here of an Irish family, but that in itself is not enough for me,
because national identity wont fulfil me, I don't fit that kind of hole pigeonary,
no, that is not me, that's just not me, Nowhere is home to me.
You see.....
I don't know where I belong, I've been all over this great big world,
I've often thought there's a place where I could be,
but it's a lie, it's a filthy lie, Nowhere is home to me.
No place in the country
There's no town or city
No I can hardly think for me
It doesn't hold appeal for me
I gotta be what I believe
I can't be anybody else
I've just got to be myself
Take you Irish stereotype and shove it up your arse.
Not what I want for me, I am a T bird that shit's not for me.
and now I'm going to be free.

I want to be everything, I want to be a man of my dreams,
and I can be a fucking stereotype, but it's lonely being here and living this fight,
but, I won't give in, I will not cave in, until I become free.
I will become free
I will become free
I will become free


FREE

At first I didn't know how I would be without somebody loving me,
Would I be lost inside?
Then from finding out that we could not fix me,
no-one can heal that part of me, I'm better off alone.
I can't fucking wait to go outside and live my life,
unless I'm free and then I'm going to be the man I'm meant to be,

They say(If you don't marry you will be lonely) Yeah
(All good men raise a family) yeah, that's not what I see,
In truth some of them they don't seem so happy,
they tolerate their misery, well that is not for me.
I can't fucking wait to go outside and live my life,
unless I'm free and then I'm going to be the man I'm meant to be,

I'm free

Sometimes I think I should get some manogamy,
I try and fit into society, just  be like everybody,
but i can never be the same as them,
I don't want to be like them,
I'm a man who must be free.
I can't fucking wait to go outside and live my life,
unless I'm free and then I'm going to be the man I'm meant to be,

I'm free

Why would I buy a book when I can join a library?
It doesn't make any sense to me.

IT'S OK jOHN-JOE

It's ok to be a private person John, It's ok,
You have to watch for isolation though, that can be dangerous,
I don't show much of myself in life but in my music I tend to put it all in,
It's like I've got a need to get it all out of me,
I can't be what anybody wants me to be, and neither can you,
I'm only learning to operate in this world, and you can too,
I'm going to do it Johnny, oh I'm going to do it!
I'm moving towards that thing that's why I am here.

It's OK John Joe, It's OK
It's ok John Jones, It's OK,
It's not the end of the world, it doesn't matter if I'm alone.

I do believe in love Johnny, but I don't know anything about it,
I know about depending on people,
I know about controlling people,
I know about using people until I'm tired of them,
That's what I've always done, at least I what I used to do, not that I'll do it anymore,
and I know about trying to get someone to love me as a challenge,
and then not wanting them when I have them,
but real love? no, I don't know anything about that,
I still believe in love I just don't know what it is, not really,
I've told people "I love you", many times,
but I didn't know what I was talking about, not really,
I thought I did at the time, it's OK though Johnny, I'm glad I know this,
Remember what Marvin Gaye said; "Millions never will, they never will"
He was discussing a different subject at that point,
I'm lucky to know what I know,
and I'm sure loads of other people know exactly what love is,
but when it comes to me, I'm confused, needy, not thinking I need someone with love,
Of course If I was totally at peace, and I'm not, I would then be in a good position to love somebody, but If I'm depending on another person, then I'm in trouble and so are they.

It's OK John Joe, It's OK
It's ok John Jones, It's OK,
It's not the end of the world, it dont care if I'm alone.

Old and unhappy, I'm unhappy living like this,
feeling ugly and tired, 
Jaded inside, I've tried hard to make it better,
I worked hard to find some peace, but at best it's only fleeting,
I can't last much longer like this.
Is there a new life at the end of some journey?
I'd like to think so.

It's OK John Joe, It's OK
It's ok John Jones, It's OK,
It's not the end of the world, cos I think I'm meant to be alone.
It's OK John Joe, It's OK
It's ok John Jones, It's OK,
It's not the end of the world, cos I think I'm meant to be alone.

1.2.3.4
Oh yeah!!
I'm FREE!