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The Verve


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing
writers: Nick Mccabe, Peter Salisbury, Richard Ashcroft, Simon Jones
album: Track 8 in album A Northern Soul
release date: 1995-7-3
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Indie Rock/Psychedelic Rock
length: 5:29

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The Verve A Northern Soul cover art
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I wander lonely streets
Behind where the old Thames does flow
And in every face I meet
Reminds me of what I have run from
In every man, in every hand
In every kiss, you understand
That living is for other men
I hope you two will understand
I've got to tell you my tale
Of how I loved and how I failed
I hope you understand
I've got to tell you my tale
Of how I loved and how I failed
I hope you understand
These feelings should not be in the man
In every child, in every eye
In every sky, above my head
I hope that I know
So come with me in bed
Because it's you and me, we're history
There ain't nothing left to say
When I will get you alone
Maybe we could find a room
Where we could see what we should do
Maybe you know it's true
Living with me is like keeping a fool
In every man, in every hand
In every kiss, you understand
That living is for other men
I hope you know that I am me so come on
I'm thinking about history
And I'm living for history
And I think you know about me
'Cause I am
And one and one is two
But three is company
When you're thinking about the things you do
And you're thinking about the things you do
I want to tell you my tale
How I fell in love and jumped out on my bail
I hope you understand there's more in a smile than in a hand
In every sky, in every kiss
There's something that I might have missed
Why am I going to
A place that now belongs to you
But you were weak and so was I
Let's pick it up, let's even try
To live today, so why not smile
Don't dream away your life 'Cause it is mine
Is that a crime, is that a crime, this life is mine
The bed ain't made but it's filled full of hope
I've got a skin full of dope


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 A New Decade
  • 2 This Is Music
  • 3 On Your Own
  • 4 So It Goes
  • 5 A Northern Soul
  • 6 Brainstorm Interlude
  • 7 Drive You Home
  • 8 History
  • 9 No Knock on My Door
  • 10 Life’s an Ocean
  • 11 Stormy Clouds
  • 12 (Reprise)