We Live as We Dream, Alone Song Lyrics

Gang of Four


writers: Andy Gill, Jon King
album: Track 3 in album Songs of the Free
release date: 1982
popularity : 35 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Funk / Soul
styles: Leftfield/Alternative Rock/Disco
length: 3:38
writer: Andy Gill, Jon King

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Gang Of Four Songs of the Free cover art


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Everybody is in too many pieces
No-man's land surrounds our desires
To crack the shell we mix with others
Some lie in the arms of lovers

The city is the place to be
With no money you go crazy
I need an occupation!
You have to pay for satisfaction

We live as we dream, alone
To crack the shell we mix with the others
Some flirt with fascism
Some lie in the arms of lovers


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Call Me Up
  • 2 I Love a Man in a Uniform
  • 3 We Live as We Dream, Alone
  • 4 It Is Not Enough
  • 5 Life! It’s a Shame
  • 6 I Will Be a Good Boy
  • 7 The History of the World
  • 8 Muscle for Brains
  • 9 Of the Instant