Ocean Colour Scene - Up on the Downside Lyrics

Ocean Colour Scene Mechanical Wonder cover art
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This England made me
Between the war and a rockets flying
You found the crib that saves me
And teach me wrong and right

Then the world was talking
It never got it's chance to say
When there's too much talking
Nobody hears the words you say

[Chorus]
You won't see
Baby now I want you
These blind communications
Only last throughout the year
And half of what we're saying
Is halfway in a truth
And blind communications
For a million hearts and fools

I am a witness
To a land of a million fools
All placing bets on life
Then hate the ones you lose
And all the lonely
Never get the chance to say
That their one and only
Would be the chance to even play

[Chorus]

Hello Monday
The week is just a blur
I've been burning bridges
And now I'm begging at your door
So I keep on working
'cause it's a chance for me to pay
But too much talking
When you believe the words I say

[Chorus]
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Up on the Downside
  • 2 In My Field
  • 3 Sail on My Boat
  • 4 Biggest Thing
  • 5 We Made It More
  • 6 Give Me a Letter
  • 7 Mechanical Wonder
  • 8 You Are Amazing
  • 9 If I Gave You My Heart
  • 10 Can’t Get Back to the Baseline
  • 11 Something for Me


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Damon Minchella, Oscar Lloyd Harrison, Simon Fowler, Stephen Cradock
    album: Track 1 in album Mechanical Wonder
    release date: 2001-5-1
    popularity : 53 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Brit Pop/Indie Rock
    length: 5:03
    mixer: Ocean Colour Scene
    writer: Oscar Harrison, Damon Minchella, Simon Fowler, Steve Cradock
    Album Information
    label: Universal Island Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 731454868624
    script: Latin