Going Back Lyrics

Phil Collins


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Carole King, Gerry Goffin
album: Track 18 in album Going Back
release date: 2010-9-13
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genres: Funk / Soul Pop
styles: Soul/Ballad/Funk
length: 4:38
composer: Carole King
lyricist: Gerry Goffin

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I think I'm goin' back
To the things I learned so well in my youth
I think I'm returning to
Those days when I was young enough to know the truth

Now there are no games to only pass the time
No more electric trains, no more trees to climb
But thinking young and growing older is no sin
And I can play the game of life to win

I can recall a time
When I wasn't ashamed to reach out to a friend
Now, I think I've got
A lot more than just my toys to lend

Now there's more to do than watch my sailboat glide
But every day can be a magic carpet ride
A little bit of courage is all we lack
So catch me if you can, I'm goin' back

Now there's more to do than watch my sailboat glide
But every day can be a magic carpet ride
A little bit of courage is all we lack
So catch me if you can, I'm goin' back


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)
  • 2 (Love Is Like a) Heatwave
  • 3 Uptight (Everything’s Alright)
  • 4 Some of Your Lovin’
  • 5 In My Lonely Room
  • 6 Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me for a Little While)
  • 7 Blame It on the Sun
  • 8 Papa Was a Rolling Stone
  • 9 Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer
  • 10 Standing in the Shadows of Love
  • 11 Do I Love You
  • 12 Jimmy Mack
  • 13 Something About You
  • 14 Love Is Here and Now You're Gone
  • 15 Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
  • 16 Going to a Go-Go
  • 17 Talkin About My Baby
  • 18 Going Back