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Some say the world is spinning faster
Some say it isn't fast enough
Some people say they've got the answer
And some are scared to say they can't keep up

I read the paper but it still isn't clear
The bombs are falling but I'm still here
I know all the figures and I know all the facts
But all I can do is keep trying . . . .
To look for the human touch

Life is hard when you've got nothing
Life can be hard when you've got too much
Sometimes I wonder what's the difference
It's only better with someone to touch

I got the telephone stuck to my ear
I keep yelling but you don't hear
In all the universe I'm just a speck of dust
But all I can do is keep trying . . . .
To give you the human touch

You know we're nothing in the scheme of things
Just microchips in big machines
And the world is spinning round and round
But I know that we can slow it down
And I know that I can make you see
I'm on the side of you and me

And all I want to do
Listen to me . . .
Is give you . . . give you

Give you the human touch



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