The Pride Parade Lyrics

Don McLean

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Don Mclean
album: Track 10 in album Don McLean
release date: 1972
popularity : 52 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Pop Rock
length: 4:33

Album Information

label: United Artists
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

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Lyrics

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It started out quite simply, as complex things can do;
A set of sad transparencies till no one could see through,
But least of all the one inside, behind the iron glass;
A prisoner of all your dreams that never come to pass.

Alone you stand, corrupted by the vision that you sought,
And blinded by your hunger, all your appetites are bought,
But in spite of what becomes of you, your image will remain;
A reminder of your constant loss, a symbol of your gain.

And your friends are together,
Where the people are all gathered,
All along the road you traveled all your days.

And soon, you have succumbed to what the others all believe,

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Dreidel
  • 2 Bronco Bill's Lament
  • 3 Oh My, What a Shame
  • 4 If We Try
  • 5 The More You Pay (The More It's Worth)
  • 6 Narcisissma
  • 7 Falling Through Time
  • 8 On the Amazon
  • 9 Birthday Song
  • 10 The Pride Parade