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Sugar Tax

Sailing on the Seven Seas

You say that love will capture me
But not unless you give it free
We’re sailing on the seven seas
Sister Ray is on TV
The light of love that shines so bright
That the F.B.I won’t sleep tonight

Because I’m so in awe of you
That I don’t know what to do
And I’m sailing on the seven seas so blue

Sick and tired and I don’t know why
Skin and bone won’t touch the sky
Sex and lies can’t bring me down
Because I’ve sold my soul all over town

Because I’m so in awe of you
That I don’t know what to do
And I’m sailing on the seven seas so blue

People try and drag us down
So we learn to swim before we drown

Because I’m so in awe of you
That I don’t know what to do
And I’m sailing on the seven seas so blue

And I’m so in awe of you
That I don’t know what to do
And I’m sailing on
The seven seas so blue

Pandora’s Box

Born in Kansas
On an ordinary plain
Ran to New York
But ran away from fame
Only seventeen
When all your dreams came true
But all you wanted
Was someone to undress you

And all the stars you kissed
Could never ease the pain
Still the grace remains
And though the face has changed
You’re still the same

And it’s a long long way
From where you want to be
And it’s a long long way
But you’re to blind to see

Frame of silence
Of an innocence divine
Is a dangerous creation
When you fail the test of time

And all the photographs
of ghosts of long ago
Still they hurt you so
Won’t let you go
And you still don’t know

And it’s a long long way
From where you want to be
An it’s a long long way
But you’re to blind to see

When you look around yourself now
Do you recognize the girl
The one who broke a thousand hearts
Terrified the world

And all the stars you kissed
Could never ease the pain
And if the face has changed
The grace remains
And you’re still the same

And it’s a long long way
From where you want to be
An it’s a long long way
But you’re to blind to see….

Then you Turn Away

I didn’t want to see you
Not when you’re at your best
And talk about the weather
I couldn’t pass the test

So many things I do
So many things I say
Give you the wrong idea
So many things I do
So many things I say
just make a fool of me

Then you turn away
Then you turn away

I couldn’t help but call you
I waited almost all the week
I didn’t want to hear you
Laughing aloud at me

So many things I do
So many things I say
Give you the wrong idea
So many things I do
So many things I say
just make a fool of me

Then you turn away
Then you turn away

There’s people saying that it’s obvious
That I’m wasting my time on you
And people saying that it’s obvious
That I’ve fallen in love, it’s not true

So many things I do
So many things I say
Give you the wrong idea
So many things I do
So many things I say
just make a fool of me

Then you turn away
Then you turn away

Speed of Light

The speed of light slows down
As the feather hits the ground
And if nothing else gets proved
It’s always faster than it sounds

A star that shines so bright
Would be eclipsed tonight
When you kiss the satellite
Because there was always you

And you alone believed
That light could bend this way
It don’t seem right
To spend tonight
As I did today

If I had known that you would call
If I could dream that you would fall
If I could change these wrongs to right
I would have stayed at home tonight

There’s nothing you can do
To make this all brand new
And nothing you can say
To make it go away

You’ve never been so wrong
So how can you act strong
When a fall from grace so hard
Should never take so long

And sat goodbye as you did today

If I had known that you would call
If I could dream that you would fall
If I could change these wrongs to right
I would have stayed at home tonight

So the speed of light remains
Ever constantly the same
Again tonight as it today

If I had known that you would call
If I could dream that you would fall
If I could change these wrongs to right
I would have stayed at home tonight

If I had known that you would call
If I could dream that you would fall
If I could change these wrongs to right
I would have stayed at home tonight

Was it Something I Said

Was it something I said
Or something you read
Is changing your mind
Is turning you around

Is somebody wrong
And somebody right
What was it made up your mind
What could change overnight

And if all of your friends
Who used to be mine
Come down off the fence
And swear that you’re fine
I can hate you no more
I can’t even the score
Almost half of my life
Just fell right on the floor

Don’t you come round here no more
Don’t you waste my time
Don’t you dare to phone me
Don’t even have me on your mind

Was there someone you now
Who won’t let you go
Their pushing you under
And bleeding you slow
They don’t want your time
They won’t give you mine
Their hands in your pocket
And your heart’s on the line
I’m know I’m not perfect
I wanted to be
I have this big mouth
It always contradicts me
You say you don’t know
I say anything goes
But if you think it’s over
Then this you should know

Don’t you come round here no more
Don’t you waste my time
Don’t you dare to phone me
Don’t even have me on your mind

Was it something I said
Or something you read
Is changing your mind
Is turning you around

Is somebody wrong
And somebody right
What was it made up your mind
What could change overnight

Was it something I said
Or something you read
Is changing your mind
Is turning you around

Big Town

I discovered a big town
On the crest of a wave
Throwing money at strangers
Taking candy from babes

Shaking hands in a big top
As the rain came down
I though it would not stop
Sending letters to Paris
From the Empire state
Taking pictures from the top

There’s a lot of things
For you to do
There’s a lot of dreams
That won’t come true

I grew up in a big town
The lessons were not hard to learn
If you want them to love you
Then you must not love them in return

Spent the night at a party
Where I drank so much
I fell under your spell

Eight o’clock in the morning
And the daylight makes me
Look and feel like hell

There’s a lot of things
For you to do
There’s a lot of dreams
That won’t come true

There’s alot of things
For you to do
There’s alot of dreams
That won’t come true

When you live in a big town
There are sights and sounds
That make you want to cry

When you live in a big town
There are sights and sounds
That make you want to cry

When you live in a big town
There are sights and sounds
That make you want to cry

When you live in a big town
There are sights and sounds
That make you want to cry

Call My name

I’ve seen a new sensation
I heard you call in pain
But running round in circles
Won’t make it right again
The telephone keeps ringing
Your head is in the sand
The future is unfolding
But it’s not what you had planned

No matter what you do
There’s no escape for you
You say we go too far
You say I’ll take my car

So it always ends the same
There’s no one else to blame
But I’d die
If you would call my name

Caught between two evils
You should have stayed at home
To wish upon and walk upon
A planet of your own

No matter what you do
There’s no escape for you
You say we go too far
You say I’ll take my car

So it always ends the same
There’s no one else to blame
But I’d die
If you would call my name

Yes I’d die
If you would call my name

No matter what you do
There’s no escape for you
You say we go too far
You say I’ll take my car

So it always ends the same
There’s no one else to blame
But I’d die
If you would call my name

Oh yes I’d die
If you would call my name

Apollo XI

Instrumental

Walking on Air

The mood I’m in
I can’t explain
Is black and white
Much worse than pain
The fear of this
Se clear tonight
Is next to me
But not exactly

It’s obvious
So plain to see
That I’m not as dumb as
You’d like me to be
I’ll take my chance
On your will tonight
But I won’t fall off
So don’t act tough
It’s not enough

No footsteps on the stair tonight
No cigarettes for me to light
No heavy scented clothes to fall to the floor
But I’ll hear you calling
When you’re not there
You’re walking on air

Don’t shame me now
just let me down
Because I’ve bled enough
To paint this town
From East to West
North to South
the leeches crawl from hand to mouth
And now my strength
Is almost out
it’s running out

No footsteps on the stair tonight
No cigarettes for me to light
No heavy scented clothes to fall to the floor
But I’ll hear you calling
When you’re not there
You’re walking on air

No footsteps on the stair tonight
No cigarettes for me to light
No heavy scented clothes to fall to the floor
But I’ll hear you calling
When you’re not there
You’re walking on air

Walk Tall

Can’t wait to see you say black is white
Can’t wait to hear you
Tell me lies

Say it with flowers
But I’d swallow too much pride
Stop counting the hours
‘Till I’m right there by your side

Walk tall
I’ll never crawl to you
Walk tall
Not if you beg me to

Wishing and hoping
to see the light
Waiting and praying
It will be all right

Remember the days we spent
Just lying on your bed
Remember how crazy we went
Right out of our heads

Walk tall
I’ll never crawl to you
Walk tall
Not if you beg me to

Walk tall
I’ll never crawl to you
Walk tall
Not if you beg me to

Walk tall
I’ll never crawl to you
Walk tall
Not if you beg me to


Neon Lights

Neon lights
Shimmering neon lights
And at the fall of night
The city is made of light

Neon lights
Shimmering neon lights
And at the fall of night
The city is made of light

I dream of you
With me tonight
We’re all alone
Under the neon lights

And walking home
You’re by my side
the neon lights
Are in our eyes

Neon lights
Shimmering neon lights
And at the fall of night
The city is made of light

Neon lights
Shimmering neon lights
And at the fall of night
The city is made of light

All That Glitters

All that glitters
Is not gold
So don’t believe
What you’ve been told
And take a chance of being strong
Because they’ll destroy you
If you’re wrong

Only lovers act this way
You see
Only lovers are so cruel

All your friends are here tonight
Never ones to miss a fight
Their applause for what you’ve done
Rings in the darkness when they’ve gone

Only lovers act this way
You see
Only lovers are so cruel

I would die here next to you
I will make your dreams come true
There’s so much I had to say
I got lost along the way

All that glitters is not gold
So don’t believe what you’ve been told

Only lovers act this way
You see
Only lovers are so cruel

Only lovers act this way
You see
Only lovers are so cruel