Happy Ending Lyrics

Joe Jackson


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jackson
album: Track 9 in album Body and Soul
release date: 1984-5
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length: 3:39
arranger: Joe Jackson
engineer: Rik Pekkonen
drums: Gary Burke
bass guitar: Graham Maby
guitar: Vinnie Zummo
lead vocals: Joe Jackson

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I'm in a movie
Where boy meets girl
What happens to me
In this brave new world

Do I listen to my heart, do I listen to my head?
Do I look at what I see, or remember what I read?
When I tell you how I feel, do I wonder what I've said?
Is there nothing we can do about it, anyone

Anyone can be so hard hearted
But everyone
Still everybody wants a happy ending
It's not so easy, it's '84 now

How tough must we be to ask for more now?
Do I listen to my head, do I listen to my heart?
Do I try to feel the same as I feel when we're apart?
Do I think about the end when it's only just the start?

Is there nothing we can do about it, anyone
Anyone can be so hard hearted
But everyone
Still everybody wants a happy ending

I get so scared when I see the evidence against our case
Each movie so far this year ends up with someone crying
Or even someone dying
Do I listen to my head, do I listen to my heart?

Do I try to feel the same as I feel when we're apart?
Do I think about the end when it's only just the start?
Is there nothing we can do about it, anyone
Anyone can be so hard hearted

But everyone
Still everybody wants a happy ending

Track Listing

  • 1 The Verdict
  • 2 Cha Cha Loco
  • 3 Not Here, Not Now
  • 4 You Can't Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want)
  • 5 Go for It
  • 6 Loisaida
  • 7 Happy Ending
  • 8 Be My Number Two
  • 9 Heart of Ice