Let's Make This Precious Lyrics

Dexys Midnight Runners

publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: James Paterson, Kevin Rowland
album: Track 3 in album BBC Radio One Live in Concert
release date: 1993-10-25
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Funk / Soul
styles: Folk Rock/New Wave/Soul
length: 4:19
writer: Kevin Rowland, Jimmy Paterson

Cover Art

Dexys Midnight Runners BBC Radio One Live in Concert cover art
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Pure, this must be, it has to be.
Pure, let's make this pure,
(Do you mean it?) Yes I do,
(Then let's sing it) Certainly, but
First bare your hearts and cleanse your souls
(And then?) Let's try and make this precious, like this.
Let's make this precious.
We're striving over here
(Ever nearer?) I think so
(Visions clearer) of course, of course.
But still we must forsake all to win
(All temptation?) everything (for salvation?) now you're talking
Then let this apply to all we do
(And then?) Our striving will guide us
And somehow I think that we'll win.
Let's make this precious,
First let's hear somebody sing me a record
That cries pure and true.
No not those guitars. They're too noisy and crude.
The kind that convinces refuses to leave,
There's no need to turn it up.
If it's pure I'll feel it from here
Let's make this precious, (I think we probably will)
Let's make this precious, (I think we probably will)

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia)
  • 2 Burn It Down
  • 3 Let's Make This Precious
  • 4 Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)
  • 5 Come On Eileen
  • 6 Respect
  • 7 Soon
  • 8 Plan B
  • 9 Geno
  • 10 Old
  • 11 The Celtic Soul Brothers
  • 12 There, There, My Dear
  • 13 Show Me