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Madness – Mistakes lyrics

Transcribed by ir. Drs. Ben Jos Walbeehm (Walbeehm@fsw. Ruu. Nl)
With Pascal Mouret (mouret@lim. Univ-mrs. Fr)
Date of last revision: August 16, 1993.
It's not so easy to find out later
About the necessary knowledge for survival
You think you know enough to get you through life
But find out too late of chances passed by
An early start is not so important
But timing is most essential
Opportunity gone, is gone forever
You never know how much it could have been
And once gone, gone forever
You will find out to your cost
A better use can be made of your time
Don't think that life is easy
You may never get a lucky break
They'll put you down, cold and unknown
A total failure from womb to grave
> B-side of 'One Step Beyond' (1979)

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