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Wonderworld

Lyrics

  1. Wonderworld
  2. Suicidal Man
  3. The Shadows And The Wind
  4. So Tired
  5. The Easy Road
  6. Something Or Nothing
  7. I Won't Mind
  8. We Got We
  9. Dreams
  10. What Can I Do
  11. Love Hate & Fear
  12. Stone's Throw

  1. Wonderworld (Hensley)

    We freely speak of dreams
    We marvel at what they conceal
    But in my wonderworld
    Each sleeping vision is so real
    So I believe and hope
    That all the things I see
    May one day bring such truth and peace
    As we can feel

    Free from this waking world
    Deep in sleep's mystery
    My will is free to wander
    Free to wander carelessly
    At times it's not so far from what
    We call reality
    And at times I know I wonder
    If it all could come true

    Oh Mr. Wonderworld
    Don't be afraid
    'Cause dreams were made
    Were made to dim the light
    The torment day can bring
    And leave you free
    To laugh aloud and hear
    Your heart bells ring
    Oh, oh, Mr. Wonderworld, Wonderworld

    Oh Mr. Wonderworld
    Don't be afraid
    'Cause your dreams were made
    They were made to dim the light
    The torment day can bring
    And leave you free
    To laugh aloud and hear
    Your heart bells ring
    Oh, oh, Mr. Wonderworld, Mr. Wonderworld
    Mr. Wonderworld

  2. Suicidal Man (Box/Byron/Hensley/Kerslake/Thain)

    Waiting by the window
    Staring at my shadow
    Not believing what I'd seen
    Touching but not feeling
    And wondering in what I was dealing
    And not knowing where I'd been

    So I began walking
    And to myself I was talking
    But didn't know which way to go
    Then I found a direction
    And now I needed some action
    But I should have just said no
    Should have said no

    Why won't you help me or give me hand
    'Cause I'm close to becoming a suicidal man
    What I need is someone with a definite plan
    For I've waited for just about as long as I can

    Suicidal man, suicidal, suicidal
    Suicidal man

    So on my travels
    Still with all my troubles
    I found someone who cared
    The answer was so easy
    That all she did to please me
    Was to say a problem's smaller when it's shared

    He was a suicidal man, he was a suicidal man
    He was a suicidal man, he was a suicidal man
    Who was he, suicidal man, who was he, suicidal man
    suicidal man, suicidal man
    (ad lib vocals to end)

  3. The Shadows And The Wind (Hensley)

    Oh they're movin' in again
    Hidden by the shadows and the wind
    But we'll just wait awhile and then
    We'll show 'em all that this time we ain't giving in
    Ain't giving in

    Without a care they sweep aside our dreams
    To try and make way for their own
    No more should we surrender to their schemes
    It's time to stand and show them we are not alone

    Time has changed us all
    We have our minds
    Life has taught us
    We all have our love
    And it's time to use it
    Oh boy, use it, whoa

    Well nature gave us colour, day and night
    So if you've really got a reason then you better be right
    The seasons of the year show spring and fall
    But there's nothing in the world that's says it's right to fight

    Time has changed us all
    We have our minds
    Life has taught us
    We all have our love
    Why don't we use it
    C'mon and use it
    Why don't we use it
    C'mon and use it, whoa
    La, la la la laaa
    La, la la la laaa
    (repeat to fade)

  4. So Tired (Box/Byron/Hensley/Kerslake/Thain)

    Well I've been in the road for a year or more
    And I done a lot of things I never did before
    Now I want everyone to listen to my song
    And you can tell me when you've heard it if you think I'm wrong

    'Cause I'm so tired
    Of everybody staring at me
    Yes I'm so tired
    And I'm so uninspired
    Please help me

    Well I've seen 'em rise and I've seen 'em fall
    And I use to think that I was having a ball
    But I was kiddin' myself for a long long time
    But now I got myself a spoon - I'm feeling fine

    But I'm so tired
    Of everybody staring at me
    Yes I'm so tired
    And I'm so uninspired
    Wontcha please help me

    Where can you go, where can you go
    When there is no-one to show a guiding light
    What did you say, what did you say
    Have you been thinking about me day and night

    'Cause I'm so tired
    Of everybody staring at me
    And I'm so, so tired
    And I'm so uninspired
    Please help me
    Wontcha please help me
    (adlib vocals to end)

  5. The Easy Road (Hensley)

    If you're looking for a place you can fly together
    And you're really afraid of what you're leaving behind
    Take the easiest road but take care my brother
    For you'll never find peace with a troubled mind

    Far better to love each other
    Than to worry so deeply 'bout the place you're in
    And far better to kiss her softly
    Than looking back on a love
    You'll never have again

    Time's as fickle as the sky in winter
    And two hearts always were better than one
    And love has the wings of a tireless angel
    She'll stay beside you till the day is done

    La la la la, La la la la

    Far better to love each other
    Than to worry so deeply 'bout the place you're in
    And far better to kiss her softly
    Than looking back on a love
    You'll never have again
    You'll never have again
    No no no no never again
    You'll never have again

  6. Something Or Nothing (Box/Hensley/Thain)

    C'mon

    There's never a day when I've got nothing to do
    'Cause something to me might mean nothing to you
    So don't, don't, don't, don't look at me strangely now
    We'll find the line that's in the middle and run

    Something
    We've got to run
    Something or nothing

    You say you love to spend days, but I will save mine
    Waiting for the sun in your eyes to turn the rivers to wine
    But don't, don't, don't, don't look at me strangely now
    We're gonna find the line that's in the middle and run

    Something, we've gotta run, something or nothing, run run run
    Something, something or nothing
    C'mon there

    You say you love to spend days, but I will save mine
    Waiting for the sun in your eyes to turn the rivers to wine
    But don't, don't, don't, don't look at me strangely now
    We'll find the line that's in the middle and run

    Something, something or nothing
    It's gotta be something, something or nothing
    Something, something or nothing
    We're looking for something, something or nothing

  7. I Won't Mind (Box/Byron/Hensley/Kerslake/Thain)

    Well I don't mind, if you steal my last dime
    Just leave me any time and I'll get, get along fine
    I don't really know why
    But I know I'll get by
    If I don't I'll die tryin'

    Well if it rains again, I'm gonna fly to the sun
    'Cause nothing gets done just sittin', sittin' around
    Look at the way it's been
    Just waitin' and wanderin'
    I've just got to keep tryin'

    Looking for gold in the sky gets kinda rough
    Maybe I'm to blame 'cause I didn't look hard enough
    But I still get the feelin'
    That it shouldn't be so tough
    So I won't mind
    I won't mind, I won't mind P>Looking for gold in the sky gets kinda rough
    Maybe I'm to blame 'cause I didn't look hard enough
    But I still get the feelin'
    That it shouldn't be so tough
    So I won't mind, I won't mind
    No I won't mind, said I won't mind yeah yeah

  8. We Got We (Box/Byron/Hensley/Kerslake/Thain)

    I got you
    You got me
    We are where we belong

    Safe places
    Warm faces
    All have been gone too long

    Sky writing
    Inviting
    Disappears admist the clouds

    False promise
    The last cold kiss
    All seem so distant now

    Just with each other
    We are all so well armed
    And with a little care we need
    Never be harmed

    We've got we
    And there's love
    before our eyes

    We can have it
    And hold it
    If we realize

    Just with each other
    We are we are so well armed
    And with a little care we need
    Never no never be harmed

    La la la, la la la
    (repeat to fade)

  9. Dreams (Box/Byron/Hensley)

    You should have seen Tuesday's dream, dancing in my head
    For you'd have heard a thousand words that nobody had said
    And you'd have watched me try to run where dreams have never strayed
    Heard my cries because I knew I really was afraid

    Dreams, dreams I'll never keep
    My body rests but my eyes refuse to sleep
    Sights and sounds my mind created
    Far beyond the thoughts of which we speak, c'mon

    And then we danced on silver wings, upon a gilded thread
    And heard the song the angel sings to bless my lowered head
    And at the door of paradise my best laid plan begun
    But as I turned to reach for you my coloured night it was gone

    Dreams, dreams I'll never keep
    My body rests but my eyes refuse to sleep
    Sights and sounds my mind created
    Far beyond the thoughts of which we speak

    And then we danced on silver wings upon a gilded thread
    I heard the song the angels sings to bless my lowered head
    I'm at the door of paradise my best laid plan begun
    But as I turned to reach for you my coloured night it was gone

    Dreams, dreams I'll never keep
    My body rests but my eyes refuse to sleep
    Sights and sounds my mind created
    Far beyond the thoughts of which we speak

    Sweet, sweet freedom
    Sweet, sweet freedom

    Dreamer, dreamer
    Sweet, sweet freedom

    Dreamer, dreamer
    Dreamer, dreamer

  10. What Can I Do (Box/Byron/Hensley)

    I wish youíd stop and
    Give a helping hand
    For I guess Iím only half a man
    I feel the only way for me to leave
    Is just to give you
    Everything I can give

    ĎCause without you, without you
    What can I do

    I will give you all the love I have
    Just to know you stop me
    Being so sad
    I hope you wonít think
    So badly of me
    ĎCause I had to tell you
    This could break myself in

    Being helpless is a habit of mine
    No one else can understand
    You are the one to
    Help me to survive
    If youíre any friend of mine

    Yesterday you gave a helping hand
    To some one youíll never understand
    Though I tried to tell you of this way
    You said I had nothing
    Constructive to say

    But without you, without you
    What can I do ...

  11. Love Hate & Fear (Box/Byron/Hensley/Kerslake/Thain)

    Dream in a lonely room
    Fly on a star
    Feel of the forcing time ??
    Then you know where you are

    Fear is the strongest force
    Love, love is the key
    Where is my hatred now?
    Love rules over me

    Something I have failed to see
    The haunted of a memory
    Darkness keeps my thoughts at bay
    But I will find my dream one day

    Hate, hate is my only thought
    Blame, the blame is on you
    Why, why, why, why
    Why did you leave my side?
    Heaven knows quite a few

    Something I have failed to see
    Like a haunted of a memory
    Darkness keeps my thoughts at bay
    But I will find my dream one day

    Dream, yeah...

  12. Stone's Throw (Box/Byron/Hensley/Kerslake/Thain)

    I was a stoneís throw
    From happiness
    Feeling love grow in your caress
    It was like nothing
    I had felt or seen
    And I waited impatiently

    Oh, stoneís throw
    And I canít stand to see you go
    You hurt me bad, cut me down
    But it just donít work without you
    Without you around

    It was a short walk
    Now itís a lonely ride
    It turned my day
    Into a lifeless night
    It was my belief and
    Now itís my regret
    Iíve got a one way ticket
    That I canít accept

    Oh, just a stoneís throw
    And I canít stand to see you go
    You hurt me bad, you cut me down
    But it just donít work without you
    Without, without, without
    Without you around

    Oh, stoneís throw
    And I canít stand to see you go
    You hurt me bad, cut me down
    But it just donít work without you
    Gotta have you around

    Gotta have you around...

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