The Prisoner Lyrics

Tears for Fears


writers: Roland Orzabal
album: Track 9 in album The Hurting
release date: 1983-3-7
popularity : 26 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Pop
styles: Alternative Rock/Synth-pop
length: 2:56
composer: Roland Orzabal
lyricist: Roland Orzabal

Album Information

label: Phonogram
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Tears For Fears The Hurting cover art


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Here behind the wall
I feel so small
Breathing but not perceiving
Here anger is me
Love sets me free
Feeling and not believing

Here in my mind
Biding my time
Waiting but not relating
Here anger is me
Love sets me free
The prisoner is now escaping


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Hurting
  • 2 Mad World
  • 3 Pale Shelter
  • 4 Ideas as Opiates
  • 5 Memories Fade
  • 6 Suffer the Children
  • 7 Watch Me Bleed
  • 8 Change
  • 9 The Prisoner
  • 10 Start of the Breakdown