That Was Then but This Is Now Lyrics

ABC

credits


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Fry, Singleton, White
album: Track 1 in album Beauty Stab
release date: 1983-11-14
popularity : 22 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Pop
styles: Art Rock/Pop Rock/Synth-pop
length: 3:34
producer: ABC and Gary Langan
vocal: Martin Fry
recorded by: Adrian Brett
arranger: Stephen Singleton, Martin Fry and Mark White
composer: Martin Fry, Mark White, Stephen Singleton
lyricist: Martin Fry, Mark White, Stephen Singleton

Album Information

label: Neutron Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

ABC Beauty Stab cover art

Lyrics

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Why make the past your sacred cow?
I guess you've changed, you've changed and how
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Fruit's grown rotten on the bough
Reap what you sow, with a counterfeit plough
Yeah, yeah, yeah

That was then but this is now

More sacrifices than an Aztec priest
Standing here straining at that leash
All fall down
Can't complain, musn't grumble
Help yourself to another peace of apple crumble
And consequently:

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 That Was Then but This Is Now
  • 2 Love's a Dangerous Language
  • 3 If I Ever Thought You'd Be Lonely
  • 4 The Power of Persuasion
  • 5 Beauty Stab
  • 6 By Default by Design
  • 7 Hey Citizen!
  • 8 King Money
  • 9 Bite the Hand
  • 10 Unzip
  • 11 S.O.S.
  • 12 United Kingdom