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Bill's Pete Townshend Pages › Can't Wait To See The Movie

CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE MOVIE

Produced by Alan Shacklock, David Foster, Chas Sanford & Jimmy Scott.
Recorded at various studios in London and Los Angeles.
Musicians Include: Tony Beard, John Siegler, Gary Granger, Clem Clempson,
John Van Tongren, Nick Glennie Smith, Martin Ditchham, Gary Barnacle,
Don Snow, Russ Ballard, David Foster, Michael Landau, Dave Boruff,
Michael Bodicker, Tris Imboden & Bimbo Acock.
Backup Vocals: Mark Williamson, Chris Eaton, Lance Ellington,
Annie McCarig, Mirriam Stockley & Peter Brecett.


SIDE 1

Hearts Of Fire (extended version)/ Lover's Storm and Quick Silver Lightning
Released on Ten Records TENT 147, 1986. (UK)
12" Picture sleeve.

HEARTS OF FIRE
By Russ Ballard
 1987 Russel Ballard Ltd./ Virgian Music,ASCAP

It was the summer of Sixty Four
We ran the streets on the shore
And in every game we played  we knew we had it made
Like no other time before

I was just a man you were still a child
Two hearts that were running wild
There was no need to pretend
You became more than a friend they were days without an end

We laughed where we played
We made love where we laid  in the light again we'd run
When the night called the tune  we'd shoot at the moon
And laugh at what we'd done.

We were hearts of fire
Do you remember my friend
We didn't think it would end
Together then we ran
This boy became a man
They burn on those hearts of fire
They burn on those hearts of fire
Hearts of fire.

 And by Seventy Two I was running free
It was just the way I wanted to be
I thought I'd never break again  I won't wear love like a chain
To be in love is to be in pain

As the warrior then I fall from grace
When we met again face to face
I thought I'd left our love for dead
But my heart it ruled my head
And I fell in love instead

We fought where we played
We made love where we laid
Just like the time before
And if the battle should tear us apart
We won't go to war no more

We were hearts of fire
Do you remember my friend
We didn't think it would end
Together then we ran
Turn a boy into a man
They burn on those hearts of fire
They burn on those hearts of fire
Hearts of fire.


WHEN THE THUNDER COMES
By Chas Sanford and Damon Metrebian
1986 Fallwater Music, ASCAP.

I've been thinking about the time that we're spending here
Refuges in a world gone cold
The voice of reason can't seem to find a listening ear
The vote is out, the bell still tolls
I can't shake this feeling
We're crawling closer to the edge

Yet we still go out, walk about, chit and chatter
Let the problems of the world go by
I don't really want to wake up to the pitter patter
Of little bombs falling from the sky

Tell me that we're really all strangers
Tell me I'm not right
Tell me that there isn't any danger
Tell me in the dark of the night

When the thunder comes
From distant drums
The winds will blow
The dreams of man into the indigo

There's got to be a way to stop it! Stop it!
Cause there's no turning back once we cross that line
And all your money in the right pocket
Can't buy you any time
A chilling wind feels so near
Will I live to meet my darkest fears

When the thunder comes
From distant drums
The winds will blow
The dreams of man into the indigo

We'll see the shifting of sands
 And the fall of mighty lands
Great peace will finally dawn
As we meet our maker
When the thunder comes

When the thunder comes
From distant drums
We'll all be one When the thunder comes
The winds will blow
The dreams of man into the indigo

When the thunder comes, thunder comes, thunder comes


READY FOR LOVE
By Kit Hain

Turning your back on yesterday
See you dance into another man's arms
But I'm not sure if you've emotion left at all
And if by chance you happen to find the right one
Who could give his heart
Will you run him round in circles
Or let yourself fall?
Tell me friend.

Are you ready for love?
Are you ready for love?

I know someone hurt you bad
And now you're wary, lock those fears away
But ain't it time you stopped running away from pain?
Cos if you don't you'll only go and hurt another
Make him leave you too
Then you'll turn around and say
Hey look! I'm the victim again!
Oh tell me friend

Are you ready for love?
Are you ready for love?
Are you ready for love?

And if by chance he happens to be the right one
Who could give his heart
Will to tell him what you're feeling?
Oh ask yourself

Are you ready for love?
Are you ready for love?
Are you ready for love?


BALANCE ON WIRES
By Don Snow/Roger Daltrey
Copyright Control

It's like a needle in my side
The fire of pain is burning through me
Stretching the limits of restraint
Emotion bottled up and strapped around me
The list is clenched as in a light
The jawbone pulses with blood
Eyelids flicker and sweat starts to bead
I'm cut so deep, but I just can't bleed

It's not something you wear on your sleeve
No tears for people to see
The hurt that comes from inside is damaging me

This is no conflict of interest
This is no day to day scene
These are isolated incidents
With measures of time in between

We try to balance on wires
We try to live between the lines
Our love is cautioned with errors
We may learn but it may take some time

It's not something you wear on your sleeve
No tears for people to see
The hurt that comes from inside is damaging me

I'm barefoot walking on razors
A surface leaving no traces where have I been
I'm open to your persuasion
Each time a new situation
Bears down on me
Bears down on me

It's not something you wear on your sleeve
No tears for people to see
The hurt that comes from inside is damaging me

We try to balance on wires
Balance on wires
It's not something you wear on your sleeve
It comes from inside
We balance on wires


MIRACLE OF LOVE
By Jimmy Scott/Mark Morgan
1987 April Music Inc., ASCAP

Is this a waking dream nothing seems real
Although you're far away from me, I feel you still
Down a dark and dusty road miles away from home
Can you hear me calling you, you're not alone
Then your voice rings in my ear just like a vision
Suddenly your face appears

I feel the miracle of love
Lifting me up each and every day
Like a beacon in the night
Your guiding light shows me the way

Through the best and worst of times you've stood right by me
My comfort and protection in adversity
And I don't know how to thank you for these
Golden days we've known
I guess I'll just have to love you more than I've ever done
While your voice rings in my ear
And out of the darkness
Suddenly your face appears

I feel the miracle of love
Lifting me up each and every day
Like a beacon in the night
Your guiding light shows me the way

And it keeps on getting better
As we walk these steps in time together

Then off in the distance
Your voice rings in my ear
And just like a vision
Suddenly I feel you near

I feel the miracle of love
Lifting me up each and every day
Like a beacon in the night
You're guiding light shows me the way


SIDE 2

THE PRICE OF LOVE
By David Foster/Jack Blades
1987 Air Bear Music, adm by Warner-Tamerlane Pub. Corp., BMI

Feel it alright
It's the same with me too
There's something that's taken a hold of us
All that we say and we do
Just look at our lives

We run thru the day
And stare at the night
Is your head full of noises?
For me, Well, it's just like
The fourth of July

Maybe it's change
Or the time of the year
Or is it the way
That you hold me so near

I swear it's the price of love
Now I gaze at the lights
Of burning read sky
And keep hearing the sound of your voice
(Can't shake the sound of your voice)
As you asked me to stay for awhile
Just look at us now

The world let go
Our hearts showed the way
For a moment I swear
It was heaven right there
On that warm August day

Then you said to me
'It was time that I go'
But time goes so slowly when I'm all done
I swear it's the price
I swear it's the price of love

Different emotions
For you and for me
So love is it all
That it's made out to be
When I look in your eyes
We touch and we smile
It all gets so easy
So clear
And so wild

Walk on the beach with the wind in your hair
Tides rushing over these moments we share
I swear it's the price
I swear it's the price
I swear it's the price of love


SIDE TWO

THE HEART HAS ITS REASONS
By Jimmy Scott
1986 April Music Inc., ASCAP

It isn't easy to stay when your friends tell you go
When your heart tells you 'yes' but your head tells you no
And though we searched for a compromise
Looked in each other's eyes for answers
The die had been cast we were all out
Of last second chances

And the heart has its reasons, I know
A time and a season an ebb and a flow
You were waving goodbye I was saying hello
I don't understand it
But the heart has its reasons, I know

And who knows why it went wrong between you and me
Suddenly we weren't the people that we used to be
I was building a bridge between as
You were building a wall
And the whole thing crumbled and tumbled
In the eye of the storm

And the heart has its reasons, I know
A time and a season an ebb and a flow
You were waving goodbye I was saying hello
I don't understand it
But the heart has its reasons, I know

Oh I bless you and set you free
Though you know there's a place deep inside
Where you're still a part of me


ALONE IN THE NIGHT
By Larry Lee/Richie Zito/Tom Whitlock/Steve Bates
1985 Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc., BMI/Colgems-EMI Music Inc., ASCAP.

When the lights are down and there's no one there
You can hear the sound of the rock'in chair
Rocking in the dark, feel it in the air
Searching for the spark of love affair
The world keeps on turning, every night and every day
The fire keeps on burning calling to say

I'm alone in the night, the silence in the shadows, alone in the night
A heart where no one goes, alone in the night
A sprint that the wind blows, alone in the night
The face sitting in the window I'm alone in the night

When the lights go down, on another day
Darkness all around as the angels play
Watch the falling stars, as they cross the sky
They're so near, so far, they're the tears I cry
I hear the voices calling of lovers in the night
I feel the rain is falling blinded by light

I'm alone in the night, the silence in the shadows, alone in the night
A heart where no one goes, alone in the night
A sprint that the wind blows, alone in the night
The face sitting in the window I'm alone in the night


LOVER'S STORM
By Gary Usher/Tom Kelly
1987 Denise Barry Music, ASCAP/Are Around The World Music Inc.

The silence is saying there's trouble ahead
The pressure speaks louder than words
It feels like we're hanging on by a thread day to day
The closer we get seems we're further apart
Let's back off before it's too late
Since we know each other's lives by heart anyway
We've come so damn far and been through it all
It's hard to turn round with your back to the wall
And the tears rain down

It's a lover's storm
When the lightning strikes
And the pain is born
Feels like another lover's storm
When the heat of the night
Keeps our emotions warm
It's a lover's storm

We've got to give in, try to work it out
This whole thing's dragged on for so long
But I forgot what we're fighting about anymore
Now I just don't know how much I can take
I'm bending so far feels like I'm gonna break
And the tears rain down


TAKE ME HOME
By Eli/Axel Bauer/Roger Daltrey/Nigel Hinton
1987 Chappel Music, Inc.,ASCAP

Forty days of living hell
Force nine gale, broken sail
What a story I could tell

 Forty days of ocean roar
Now two nights to kill on shore
Stars fall, girls call, take me home

Walking through this empty town
Cuts me up and brings me down
I'm shipwrecked on my own

Passing cars striptease bars
And I'm drinking all alone
Lost dreams, gull screams, take me home

But this machine inside my head
Remembers every word she said
But this machine inside my head
Is telling me this dream is dead
And leaves me drifting high and dry

Read light beauty calls me in
Smoky haze, shifty gaze
And the dead night smells of gin

As rage and emptiness collide
Just feel a burning deep inside
Waves growl, winds howl, take me home

Someone please now rescue me
From the chains of the sea
I'm drifting endlessly
Someone please set me free
I'm sinking helplessly


WDK 2008

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