Song With No Name Lyrics

Heaven 17


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Glenn Gregory, Glenn Peter Gregory, Ian Craig Marsh, Martyn Ware
album: Track 8 in album Penthouse and Pavement
release date: 1981
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genres: Electronic Pop
styles: Electro/Synth-pop
length: 3:35
producer: B.E.F. and Steve Rance
lead vocals: Glenn Gregory
background vocals: Martyn Ware
synthesizer & bass & guitar: John Wilson
piano & percussion & synthesizer: Martyn Ware
saxophone & synthesizer & percussion: Ian Craig Marsh
composer: Glenn Gregory, Ian Craig Marsh, Martyn Ware
lyricist: Glenn Gregory

Cover Art

Heaven 17 Penthouse and Pavement cover art
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Can't sleep; trying hard to find a rhyme
Can't work; I am tired all the time
Can't eat since my appetite has gone
Can't think when it started to go wrong
Can't move; I've no energy at all
Can't see any end to this in sight
Last week, I could do all of those things
But now, I am just the man who sings

I've searched around for years and years
I've drank in bars; destroyed careers
Sold on a need to be famous

I've seen the good in men survive
Only to fail when I arrive
Convincing them I am blameless

I was the man with future sight
I would change fortunes overnight
Knowing for me it was painless

(chorus)

One day in April, 10:15
Awakened screaming by a dream
Something that touched me was burning

A diamond pin fell from my eye
Then something strange began to cry
"Your will can stop this world turning"

Since then I've fought more than I should
Against the will that I withstood
Hoping I could be its master

But now the dream is all I see
There is no hope of breaking free
One song away from disaster


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
  • 2 Penthouse and Pavement
  • 3 Play to Win
  • 4 Soul Warfare
  • 5 Geisha Boys and Temple Girls
  • 6 Let's All Make a Bomb
  • 7 The Height of the Fighting
  • 8 Song With No Name
  • 9 We're Going to Live for a Very Long Time