Tears for Fears - Standing on the Corner of the Third World Lyrics

Tears For Fears The Seeds of Love cover art
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Man, I never slept so hard
I never dreamt so well
Dreaming, I was safe in life
Like mussels in a shells
Rolling and controlling all the basements and the backroads of our lives
Fill their dreams with big fast cars
Fill their heads with sand
Holy white we'll paint the town
The color of our flag
Hey there little lady has your baby got the look of some old man ?
Standing on the corner of the third world
Hungry men will close their minds
Ideas are not their food
Notions fall on stony ground
Where passions are subdued
Color all the madness for the madness is the thorn that's in our side
Standing on the corner of the third world
When we gonna learn?
Who we gonna turn to?
The promises they make
The call for attention
Compassion is the fashion
Free to earn, our pockets burn
We buy for love
Die for love
Hold me I'm crying
Hold me I'm dying
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Woman in Chains
  • 2 Badman’s Song
  • 3 Sowing the Seeds of Love
  • 4 Advice for the Young at Heart
  • 5 Standing on the Corner of the Third World
  • 6 Swords and Knives
  • 7 Year of the Knife
  • 8 Famous Last Words


  • Credits
    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing
    writers: Roland Orzabal
    album: Track 5 in album The Seeds of Love
    release date: 1989-9-27
    popularity : 155 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Pop
    styles: New Wave/Pop Rock/Synth-pop
    length: 5:31
    drums: Manu Katché
    piano: Oleta Adams
    trumpet: Jon Hassell
    harmonica: Peter Hope-Evans
    additional: Tessa Niles and Carol Kenyon
    bass guitar: Pino Palladino
    Hammond organ & synthesizer: Simon Clark
    composer: Roland Orzabal
    Album Information
    label: Fontana
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 042283873025
    script: Latin