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{Words & Music: Hazel O'Connor}

Hello old friend long time no see
Except the sea between you and me
And that's physical and that's impenetrable

Left you laughing at the dreams that I told you
Now I'm laughing at the dreams that they sold me
It's such a shame, you had to join their nasty game

[CHORUS 1:]
You didn't hold on
You didn't hold on
You didn't hold on
To a dream,
Ain't it obscene

The silence in your room is getting me down
The thickly atmosphere descends upon the clown
Who laughs no more, he broke the golden law

[CHORUS 2:]
He didn't hold on
He didn't hold on
He didn't hold on
To the dream,
Ain't it obscene

The way they shake you, try to wake you
Be a man now, be a woman now
Try to shake you up, try to wake you up
Be a grown up, be a sour puss

Never mind my love, I'll leave this for you
Don't bother calling me, maybe I'll call you, so
Stay on the scene
And I'll stay chasing my dreams

[CHORUS 1]

[CHORUS 2]



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