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So called Mr Rock And Roll
Is dancing on his own again
Talking on his phone again
To someone who tells him that his balance is low
He's got no where to go
He's on his own again

Rock chick of the century
Is acting like she used to be
Dancing like there's no one there
Before she never seemed to care
Now she wouldn't dare
It's so rock and roll to be alone

And they'll meet one day
Far away
And say "I wish I was something more"
And they'll meet one day
Far away
And say " I wish I knew you, I wish I knew you before"

Mrs Black and White
She's never seen a shade of grey
Always something on her mind
Every single day
But now she's lost her way
And where does she go from here

Mr Multicultural
Sees all that one can see
He's living proof of someone
Very different to me
But now he wants to be free
Free so he can see

And they'll meet one day
Far away
And say "I wish I was something more"
And they'll meet one day
Far away
And say "I wish I knew you, I wish I knew you before"

He says "I wish I knew you, I wish I met you
When time was still on my side"
She'll say " I wish I knew you, I wish I loved you
Before I was his bride"

And so they must depart
Too many more are broken hearts
But I've seen that all before
In TV, books and film and more
And there's a happy ending
Every single day

And they'll meet one day
Far away
And say "I wish I was something more"
And they'll meet one day
Far away
And say "I wish I knew you, I wish I knew you before"



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    UnregisteredMay 19, 2012 at 10:39 pm
    Wow, what a simply and utterly beautiful song. I pretty much agree with everyone else. Amazing song, amazing lyrics, melody and amazing voice. :) :) :) x
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    UnregisteredApr 2, 2012 at 1:03 pm
    Falling in love with the right person and the wrong time and wishing you had the chance to relive your life
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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 9:43 am
    I have had dthe ring tone since the song came out and when my phone r ings everyone near says "oh that's a nice tune". So much better than a baby screaming! I was in a situation when the song came out - i met someone but i am happily married. It just seemed to sum up the situation - i wish i'd known him before! I did not follow my heart and stayed faithfull but was so tempted. Still think about him even though i have moved and especially when my phone rings of course!
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    UnregisteredApr 14, 2012 at 2:54 pm
    Every body has already said it better than i can. What a great song. The tune and arraignment cant help put you in a happy mood. A great song to play in the car on the open highway at 70 mph with the sunroof open.
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    UnregisteredMar 18, 2012 at 1:14 am
    To me it is about two people who are very different but perfect for each other who meet at some point in their life and realise how the other is the very person they have always wanted and only wish they'd known them sooner. Before all the other stuff they did. So that they could've done it together. But i'm not sure if amy means it to have a happy ending. I think it could be interpreted either way. Sad ending if she means that, after this realisation, the pair must depart each other again. Happy, if she means that they live happily ever after together! I prefer that ending!

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