Who Sang Shock to the System? Yes

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publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Rod Stewart, Andy Taylor
release date: 1991-4-29
genres: Electronic Rock
styles: Classic Rock/Prog Rock/Symphonic Rock
length: 5:09
producer: Jonathan Elias
lead vocals: Jon Anderson
mixer: Brian Foraker
engineer: Brian Foraker
guitar: Steve Howe
keyboard: Rick Wakeman
additional engineer: Buzz Burrowes and Chris Fosdick
drums (drum set): Bill Bruford
bass guitar: Tony Levin
assistant engineer: Sophie Masson and Lolly Grodner
associate producer: Jon Anderson
Shock to the system
But you're going back inside of the light
Shock to the freedom
Only one more body of love, and they're rolling - They're rolling back to you!
Dreaming all the time; they be dreaming all the time

Shock to the politicians
You know they just got burned by the fire
Shock to the freedom whispers
They're only coming after, they're rolling - They're rolling, coming over!
Dreaming all the time; they be dreaming all the time

So, in answer to the prayer
The one you want is there
The one you feel inside of you
So, in answer to the dream
This time you are so clear
It's always got to be this way!

Shock to the future
Shock to the rights of Mankind
And they won't even go blind
When they can't see what's going on

So, in answer to the prayer
The one you feel is there
The one you feel so close to
(The order of the Sun).
And everyone is one
And all the pieces fit together
Did it all begin with someone?
Did it all begin with someone?
I couldn't have pictured being alive!

Shock to the system

CD 1
  • 1 I Would Have Waited Forever
  • 2 Shock to the System
  • 3 Masquerade
  • 4 Lift Me Up
  • 5 Without Hope You Cannot Start the Day
  • 6 Saving My Heart
  • 7 Miracle of Life
  • 8 Silent Talking
  • 9 The More We Live - Let Go
  • 10 Angkor Wat
  • 11 Dangerous (Look in the Light of What You’re Searching For)
  • 12 Holding On
  • 13 Evensong
  • 14 Take the Water to the Mountain
  • 15 Give and Take

  • Album Information
    label: Arista
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 4007192615582
    script: Latin