UB40 - Now and Then Lyrics

UB40 Promises and Lies cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Norman Newell, Riz Ortolani
release date: 1993-7-12
popularity : 74 users have visited this page.
genres: Reggae Pop
styles: Reggae/Dancehall/Reggae-Pop
length: 3:41
composer: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terence Wilson
lyricist: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terence Wilson
Lyrics
Now and then
I must admit I wonder if I had the chance
To vanquish foes with nothing more than just a glance
How perfect every single day would be

To never wait in driving rain
For the bus that never came
Not to be the one to blame
For anybody else's misery

Now and then
I contemplate a different way around this day
With nothing more than simple words, so I can say
I'm quite content and happy being me

Walking tall with peace of mind
To leave no childhood dreams behind
Arriving home to always find
Things just as I know they ought to be

Now and then
I must admit I wonder if I had the chance
To vanquish foes with nothing more than just a glance
How perfect every single day would be
To never wait in driving rain
For the bus that never came
Not to be the one to blame
For anybody else's misery

Now and then
I wake up, when it hits me like a ton of bricks
I realize it's me who has to take the licks
No angels up there looking after me
No rainbow with a pot of gold
No cloak to shield me from the cold
No pill to stop me growing old
Dreams fading into stark reality



Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 C’est la vie
  • 2 Desert Sand
  • 3 Promises and Lies
  • 4 Bring Me Your Cup
  • 5 Higher Ground
  • 6 Reggae Music
  • 7 Can’t Help Falling in Love
  • 8 Now and Then
  • 9 Things Ain’t Like They Used to Be
  • 10 It’s a Long Long Way
  • 11 Sorry

  • Album Information
    label: Virgin
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 077778822929
    script: Latin