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  1. Witness For The World
  2. Yesterday's Girl
  3. Only Want You For Your Soul
  4. Your Little World
  5. Big Wheels
  1. No Living Without You
  2. Always To Win
  3. Last Of The Sun
  4. The Best You Can Find
  5. Victorians


Witness For The World

Witness for the world please hold your hand,
The victim is so blind he cannot see.
Witness for the world please understand,
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be.
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be.

Witness for the world please hold your hand,
The victim is so blind he cannot see.
Witness for the world please understand,
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be.
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be.

(Chorus)
We are bound, by each others arms,
Passing though, the great divide.
With our dreams, locked on the other side,
What are we still hoping for?

Witness for the world please hold your hand,
The victim is so blind he cannot see.
Witness for the world please understand,
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be.
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be.

(Chorus)
We are bound, by each others arms,
Crossing though, the great divide.
With our dreams, on the other side,
What are we still hoping for.
With our dreams, on the other side,
What are we still hoping for.

(Chorus)
We are bound, by each others arms,
Crossing though, the great divide.
With our dreams, locked on the other side,
What are we still hoping for.

Witness for the world please hold your hand,
The victim is so blind he cannot see.
Witness for the world please understand,
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be.
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be.
When you add it all up itís just the way itís meant to be, oh yeah.

(Outro)
The whole world over
Oh, oh, oh, oh

(repeat ad-lib and fade
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Yesterday's Girl

Yesterday's Girl, lost in a world, that she used to rule in turn.
Tall painted girl, diamonds and pearls, the talk of the town you were.
Yesterday's girl, turn back the years, the time and the place so clear.

Mirror of love, canít see the flaws
The closer you look the truthís no use at all.
Today itís a different world.
I know, today its a different world. (Aha)

People have loved you for so long,
But now you donít talk at all,
Believable lies, thatís all you share,
Yesterday's girl, is the love so hard to bear?

(Bridge)
(I know) I know it's a different world.
I know (I know today) it's a different world. (A different world today)

Yesterday's girl, look at you now, a shadow of what you were.
Beauty remains, locked deep inside, imprisoned by your own mind.
People may laugh, thatís what you say, laugh at the way youíve aged.
They can still see, you as you were,
Yesterday's girl, they donít ever quite see the way.

(Youíll never see the way) never see the way
(Youíll never see the way) never see the way

(Repeat and fade ad-lib)
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Only Want You For Your Soul

Well I dream I knew a man with a lonely heart,
He never lover another and heís got no place to go,
Heís taking it slow.
He worked hard in the city now heís up on the hill,
He couldnít take the load so heís finding his way back home.
Heís taking it slow.

(Chorus)
They only want you for your soul,
They only want you for your soul.

Caught up in the middle of a living machine,
Working for a man whose face heís never seen.
Itís all in a dream.
Teach you such a lesson that youíll never forget,
You think youíll lose your way, but you never quite lose the road.
Heís taking it slow.

(Chorus)
They only want you for your soul.

(Bridge)
See the man in the big white car he could love you forever,
Tall glasses and long cigars he could love you forever,
And you go...

Well you can love for a little you can love a whole lot,
But itís hard to be a lover when all you get is what you buy.
They kiss you goodbye.
So Iím waiting for that silver cloud to descend,
On a man thatís come to realise that charity begins at home.
Heís taking it slow.

(Chorus)
They only want you for your soul,
They only want you for your soul.

(Bridge)
See the man in the big white car he could love you forever,
Tall glasses and long cigars he could love you forever,
And you go...hey.
And you go...

Only want you for your soul,
Only want you for your soul,
For your soul, for your soul,
For your soul, for your soul.
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Your Little World

You know there was a time,
Your people reached so high they almost touched the sun.
It always seemed to me,
Like you expected us to follow one by one.
I watched a poor man's only son,
Who worked in every hour the good lord would provide.
Now youíve forsaken him,
And so heís left to reconcile lost love with pride.

(Chorus)
In my life, and you said your little world would last forever.
All the time, and you said you lived your life just by the letter,
But you never no oh oh, oh oh.

I donít pretend to know, or understand the task that you have set on me.
Iíve lived among the ones who had no choice,
But be content with silent need.
And worthy tools you always used,
You used the fear in us to banish any fight.
Why do the years so full of love,
All now relinquish, every minute to the times?

(Chorus)
In my life, and you said your little world would last forever.
All the time, and you said you lived your life just by the letter,
But you never no oh oh, oh oh.

(Chorus)
In my life, and you said your little world would last forever.
All the time, and you said you lived your life just by the letter,
But you never no oh oh, oh oh.

(ad-libs)
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Big Wheels

The big wheelís got a question mark,
And when itís driven round my heart,
You keep moving, youíve got to keep on moving,
Working for the wheels, of America.
Working for America.

You keep on about the price you pay,
Youíre gonna lose it anyway.
You canít stop it, youíre never gonna stop it,
Working for the wheels, of America.
Working for America.

(Chorus)
And then you pride yourself, your visiting tears you,
Youíre living beyond your means.
You cover up your black and red,
I swear youíll never wash those stains away.
(Wash those stains away)

You blame me for all the mess youíre in,
I know you didnít ask me in.
Youíll end up, I know youíre gonna end up,
Working for the wheels of America.
Working for America.

(Chorus)
And then you pride yourself, your visiting tears you,
Youíre living beyond your means.
You cover up your black and red,
I swear youíll never wash those stains.

You pride yourself, your visiting tears you,
Youíre living beyond your means.
You cover up your black and red,
I swear youíll never wash those stains away.

(Chorus)
And then you pride yourself, your visiting tears you,
Youíre living beyond your means.
You cover up your black and red,
I swear youíll never wash those stains.

You pride yourself, your visiting tears you,
Youíre living beyond your means.
You cover up your black and red,
I swear youíll never wash those stains away.

Weíre working big wheels of the world,
Weíre working big wheels of the world,
Tears you up, tears you down,
Tears you up, tears you down,
Tears you up, tears you down.

(ad-libs)
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No Living Without You

Every time I look at you I know thereís something wrong now,
I have stood right up to you to see if it would work out.
Itís getting hard for me to understand the way youíre feeling,
But if youíve nothing left to say, just turn around and you can have it all.

(Bridge)
Every time you come around, you donít want to stay,
You donít ever listen to a word I have to say.

(Chorus)
ĎCos there ainít no talking about it,
Thereíll be no living without you, when youíre gone.
But thereíll be no living without you,
Thereíll be no talking about you, when youíre gone.

Every time I look at you, Iím looking in the mirror,
Itís funny how the worst things always seem to look back at you.

(Bridge)
I could never hope to change it, you would never stay,
Itís no use holding onto something you can never save.

(Chorus)
ĎCos there ainít no talking about it,
Thereíll be no living without you, when youíre gone.
But thereíll be no living without you,
Thereíll be no talking about you, when youíre gone, yeah.

I can see your images on every wall inside here,
Everywhere I look for you I know that I will find you.
Some things are just sent to try you, some things never change,
I know that this love is getting harder to explain.

(Chorus)
ĎCos there ainít no talking about it,
Thereíll be no living without you, when youíre gone.

Never be no talking about it,
Thereíll be no living without you, when youíre gone.

On and on, we have tried to see if we could live together.
You and I, we have tried to see if we could live together.

(Chorus)
But thereíll be no living without you,
Thereíll be no talking about you, when youíre gone, no no no.

Never be no living without you,
Thereíll be no talking about you, when youíre gone, when youíre gone away.

(ad-libs)
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Always To Win

So I sit and I look at the sacred red lamp on the wall,
Hanging next to a picture of seven. Proclaimers installed
In the corner a book, some Victorian doctrine shrine.
Oh, it radiates love and then smothers the weak with its pride.

At the church I would sit just a boy with his hands on his head,
Thereís a blistering heat from the tales of the back seats they thread.
You could tell from the whispering women that stood there each day,
Tearing strips from the backs of unfortunate people,
You know what they say.

(Chorus)
But Iíll tell you something that youíll never know,
Iíll tell you something, you should let it show.
Always to win.
Always to win.
You have to lose sometime.

So I walk down the lane where the looks on their faces say all,
Dodging cracks in the doors, close my ears to the whispers,
I hide it so well.
So I smile to myself and keep asking the same questionnaire,
Should I let myself go, should I make myself known,
To a town that believes, anything that it wants to.

(Chorus)
Iíll tell you something that youíll never know,
Iíll tell you something, you should let it show.
Always to win.
Always to win.

Iíll tell you something that youíll never know,
Iíll tell you something, you should let it show.
Always to win.
Always to win.

And you give it all to me,
No need to turn around anymore.
You stripped me bare,
You stripped me bare.
No need to...
No need to, turn around anymore.
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Last Of The Sun

It takes someone like you,
To bring me down, down on my knees again.
And it takes someone like you to make me cry.

Heís the wild one canít you see,
Heís the ghost in her memory,
Uptown boys, donít mean nothing to me.

It takes, someone like you,
To turn away, just when I needed you.
And it takes, more than your hands
To make me see, yeah.

(Bridge)
A young girl lost in a poor boy's dreams,
Around and around Ďtil itís lost it seems,
Uptown boys, donít mean nothing to me.

(Chorus)
And so it, looks like the last of the sun,
You know it does.
It looks like the last of the summer time,
All thatís left is you.

Heís the wild one canít you see,
Heís the ghost in her memory,
Uptown boys, donít mean nothing to me.

And so it, looks like the last of the sun,
You know it does.
It looks like the last of the summer time,
All thatís left is you, all thatís left is you.

Is there someone out there,
With a gun in his hand,
And a girl in his arms,
And a prayer in his head,
Start it over again.

Is there someone out there,
With a gun in his hand,
And a girl in his arms,
Start it over again.
Start it over again, for me.

(ad-libs)
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The Best You Can Find

Weíre half living on the side,
Of people who are confined,
To live with the borderline,
And run with the life within it.

A struggle with wrong and right,
The cross and the building site,
The girl in the cool lamp light,
A man and his foolish pride.

(Bridge)
ĎTil then Iíll wonder,
ĎTil then Iíll wonder,
ĎTil then Iíll wonder.

(Chorus)
When youíve taken the best you can find,
Turn your back on the promise youíve signed.
When youíve taken the best you can find,
Itís the best you can hope for.

You trek through the breeding ground,
And sift through the lost and found,
You run with the chasing hounds,
For fear that youíll be found out.

(Bridge)
ĎTil then Iíll wonder,
ĎTil then Iíll wonder,
ĎTil then Iíll wonder.

(Chorus)
When youíve taken the best you can find,
Turn your back on the promise youíve signed.
When youíve taken the best you can find,
Itís the best you can hope for.
The best you can hope for yeah.

You trek through the breeding ground,
And sift through the lost and found,
You run with the chasing hounds,
For fear that youíll be found out.

(Bridge)
ĎTil then Iíll wonder,
ĎTil then Iíll wonder,
ĎTil then Iíll wonder.

(Chorus)
When youíve taken the best you can find,
Turn your back on the promise youíve signed.
When youíve taken the best you can find,
Itís the best you can hope for.

When youíve taken the best you can find,
Turn your back on the promise youíve signed.
When youíve taken the best you can find,
Itís the best you can hope for.

The best you can hope for yeah.

(ad-libs)
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Victorians

Is it a crime? Is it a wonderland?
Born of a time, wishing to understand.
Forget your lies, forget your everything.
Youíll never know, all that you meant to be.
And the truth will soon discover, you fall so far behind,
Keeping all that you have captured in your time.

History, is forgotten now youíve gone away,
All the words, and the tokens of an early age,
Claiming to, be the last of the Victorians.

Is it a lie, born of a holy age?
Forgotten times, lost in an inner state.
And the truth will soon discourage, you fall so far behind,
Keeping all that you have captured in your time.

History, is forgotten now youíve gone away,
All the words, and the tokens of an early age,
Claiming to, be the last of the Victorians.

August June and January,
We have seen the life youíve made,
Crumble down before your very eyes.

August June and January,
We have seen the life youíve made,
Crumble down before your very eyes.

Is it a crime?
Is it a crime?
Is it a crime?
Is it a crime?
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