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Genesis – Vancouver lyrics

Released as b-side of many too many single, 1978.

She packed her bags and dressed
Long before the sunrise
No one knew
She told them many times
About how she would teach them
And now its time
Standing quietly by the door
Her face is numb with fear
She stops and then goes on
Leave forever - its now or never

Quickly walking down the street
Its cold and grey, dawns breaking
She don't mind (she don't mind)
Why she feels so grown up now
Her life is just beginning
She don't know (she don't know)
Shes standing in the pouring rain
Her make-ups running down
She wonders now shes here
Where will I go? Who do I know?

Now, now shes not quite so sure
I may be wrong but home seems so much more friendly now
And they might worry but she doesn't want them to
Cos causing pain, that's not the thing that she set out to do

So shes back in bed before
Anyone can miss her
She feels good (she feels good)
Knowing the chance was there
Deciding not to take it
That's her choice (that's her choice)
Shes still awake, her mum comes in
Me and dad, weve had a chat
And were sorry for the things we said
Please forgive us - you wouldnt leave us?

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