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(Rabin/Anderson/Squire/Horn)

Move yourself
You always live your life
Never thinking of the future
Prove yourself
You are the move you make
Take your chances win or loser

See yourself
You are the steps you take
You and you - and that's the only way

Shake shake yourself
You're every move you make
So the story goes

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than - a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart

Say you don't want to chance it
You've been hurt so before

Watch it now
The eagle in the sky
How he dancin' one and only
You lose yourself
No not for pity's sake
There's no real reason to be lonely
Be yourself
Give your free will a chance
You've got to want to succeed

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than - a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart

Owner of a lonely heart

After my own decision
They confused me so (Owner of a lonely heart)
My love said never question your will at all
In the end you've got to go
Look before you leap (Owner of a lonely heart)
And don't you hesitate at all - no no

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than - a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart
(repeat)

Owner of a lonely heart

Sooner or later each conclusion
Will decide the lonely heart (Owner of a lonely heart)
It will excite it will delight
It will give a better start (Owner of a lonely heart)

Don't deceive your free will at all
Don't deceive your free will at all (Owner of a lonely heart)
Don't deceive your free will at all
Just receive it, just receive it (Owner of a lonely heart)



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    UnregisteredFeb 4, 2014 at 8:43 pm
    To me this song has always been about boy/girl relationships. I'm only a 9th grader but I am constantly being pressured to date and get some sort of a boyfriend, but I find it to be pointless at my age. Then I see those same girls crying in the hallways after a breakup and I think of the chorus and how true it's. Sure, I don't date, and some people think that might make me "lonely". But an owner of a lonely heart is much better than an owner of a broken heart. I just see no point in breaking my heart over a relationship that will most likely amount to nothing. Also, the music video for this song is awesome; every fan of Yes should watch it. When I found it, it was totally up my alley.
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    UnregisteredAug 29, 2012 at 2:48 am
    I think it's about being able to acomplish and overcome your fears you hate even if it is really hard to do because i'm in middle school right now at alta sierra. Just need to get used to it all
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    UnregisteredSep 24, 2011 at 11:00 pm
    I'd heard the song but didn't know who did it! My dad mentioned this group whilst watching the old grey whistle test!

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