Talking Back to the Night Song Lyrics

Steve Winwood

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High above the heat of a summer New York street
An out of work musician plays a solo saxophone
He's a preacher and a teacher
And he stands up all alone

Stranded in the dark of a vision in the park
A poet in his madness tries to find another line
And he's losing and he's using
And he says he's doing fine

And they look from such a height
That somehow it's all right
They're talking back to the night
It's all that they can do
Talking back to the night

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Valerie
  • 2 Big Girls Walk Away
  • 3 And I Go
  • 4 While There's a Candle Burning
  • 5 Still in the Game
  • 6 It Was Happiness
  • 7 Help Me Angel
  • 8 Talking Back to the Night
  • 9 There's a River


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Steve Winwood, Will Jennings
    album: Track 8 in album Talking Back to the Night
    release date: 1982-8
    popularity : 28 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Funk / Soul Pop
    styles: Pop Rock/Synth-pop/Soul
    length: 5:49
    composer: Will Jennings, Steve Winwood
    lyricist: Will Jennings

    Album Information

    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    script: Latin