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(CHORUS OPENING)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



They said our chance of love was bleak

Oh, how we’ve proved them so wrong

We cherish our love’s mystique

To each other’s hearts we belong



No need to be a brand

Let’s live life in our own way

Fashion bespoke love by hand

Build precious memories each new day



(Chorus)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



We are exclusive, we’re unique

Free from love’s biased legions

Wipe sorrow’s dew from your cheek

We don’t have to give reasons



And each day as our love grows

Their toxic world begins burning

Whilst the wise amongst them know

That our love’s not for turning



(Chorus)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



(Repeat)







By Keith Howard

ANTHEM TO OUR LOVE

I walk along with my head down

Feeling so troubled

Yea I walk along with my head down

All I see is puddles

And who’s that guy staring back at me?

A sad reflection of who he used to be

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the rain soaks right through me

To my soul

Yea the rain soaks right through me

Leaving me cold

And who’s that guy shaking uncontrollably?

No longer the Big Shot he used to be

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the City lights burn my eyes

I can’t see

Yea the City lights burn so bright

They’re blinding me

And who’s that guy that turns his face away?

Hiding his tears but you still hear him say

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the free souls they pass me by

Without a care

Yea the free souls, they pass me by

Like I’m not there

And who’s that guy avoiding everyone

Working out just what he’s running from

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Final Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen







By Keith Howard

I'll Never Learn

Maybe us being one is wishing on a star

But I’ve long worshiped you from afar

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

I think we go together, perfectly so far



Don’t tell me that you’re washing your hair

Or pretend to me that you just don’t care

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

We’re destined to be together - So there!



(Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



You may think black when I think white

But it doesn’t mean together, that we’re not right

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

And Cupid has us lined up, in his sight



Give me a smile instead of a frown

Let’s both take things up instead of down

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

This King wants his Queen to be crowned



(Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



You may run fast but you just can’t hide

When the door to your heart is open wide

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

Let’s take love, along for a ride



When you’ve finished playing hard to get

I can give you times that you won’t forget

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

Gonna steal your heart yet – Just you see!



(Final Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



By Keith Howard

BABY ON THE MATTER OF YOU AND ME


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(CHORUS OPENING)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



They said our chance of love was bleak

Oh, how we’ve proved them so wrong

We cherish our love’s mystique

To each other’s hearts we belong



No need to be a brand

Let’s live life in our own way

Fashion bespoke love by hand

Build precious memories each new day



(Chorus)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



We are exclusive, we’re unique

Free from love’s biased legions

Wipe sorrow’s dew from your cheek

We don’t have to give reasons



And each day as our love grows

Their toxic world begins burning

Whilst the wise amongst them know

That our love’s not for turning



(Chorus)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



(Repeat)







By Keith Howard

ANTHEM TO OUR LOVE

I walk along with my head down

Feeling so troubled

Yea I walk along with my head down

All I see is puddles

And who’s that guy staring back at me?

A sad reflection of who he used to be

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the rain soaks right through me

To my soul

Yea the rain soaks right through me

Leaving me cold

And who’s that guy shaking uncontrollably?

No longer the Big Shot he used to be

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the City lights burn my eyes

I can’t see

Yea the City lights burn so bright

They’re blinding me

And who’s that guy that turns his face away?

Hiding his tears but you still hear him say

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the free souls they pass me by

Without a care

Yea the free souls, they pass me by

Like I’m not there

And who’s that guy avoiding everyone

Working out just what he’s running from

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Final Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen







By Keith Howard

I'll Never Learn

Maybe us being one is wishing on a star

But I’ve long worshiped you from afar

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

I think we go together, perfectly so far



Don’t tell me that you’re washing your hair

Or pretend to me that you just don’t care

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

We’re destined to be together - So there!



(Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



You may think black when I think white

But it doesn’t mean together, that we’re not right

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

And Cupid has us lined up, in his sight



Give me a smile instead of a frown

Let’s both take things up instead of down

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

This King wants his Queen to be crowned



(Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



You may run fast but you just can’t hide

When the door to your heart is open wide

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

Let’s take love, along for a ride



When you’ve finished playing hard to get

I can give you times that you won’t forget

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

Gonna steal your heart yet – Just you see!



(Final Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



By Keith Howard

BABY ON THE MATTER OF YOU AND ME

(Opening chorus Intro – Sing as duet)



Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more (Possibly repeat)



Will I ever learn

That when I try to love

I just crash and burn



This has been a tragedy

Heart-ache for you and me

At every turn



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



I keep picking them (em) wrong

That’s why my poor heart

Keeps singing this song



You must understand

I need somebody

Who’s in-tune with my band



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



Need some blue sky thinking

Instead of sinking

I need to fly



Have to find somebody

Who instead of bickering

Sees eye to eye



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



Don’t (wanna) want to do it

But I’m going through with it

Can’t take no more



Life has been crazy

Toxic and hazy

Seems such a chore



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



Don’t try and prevent me

You just leave me empty

And I’m moving on



You don’t understand me

Not where I’m heading to

Or coming from



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



Love should be utter bliss

I’m worth much more than this

Things have been hell



So, I’m calling time on us

Not going to look back

But I wish you well



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



*** Possibly repeat verses one and two and harmonize - Then play out with duet chorus ***







By Keith Howard

FINGERS BURNT LESSON LEARNT

(Possible acoustic guitar/synth intro then into chorus opening >>>

(Chorus)
The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in



Thoughts are turning colder

My demons getting bolder

Trying hard to work their way in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the blackness within



(Bridge)
And the ray of light, that only you can offer me

Hides deep in your soul,

The only thing that sets me free, yea, the only thing that sets me free



(Chorus)
The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in



Black clouds building in the sky

Raindrops hide tears as I cry

Waiting for my sorrow again

Jagged lines across my mind

Waiting for remorse to begin



(bridge)
And the star of hope, that only you can offer me

Hides deep in your soul

The only thing that sets me free, yea, the only thing that sets me free



***(Possible extended guitar riff here, instead of below chorus ???)***

The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in



Rolling waves of despair

Crash around me everywhere

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged lines across my mind

Waiting for the turmoil again



(bridge)
And the power to forgive, that only you can offer me

Hides deep in your soul

The only thing that sets me free, yea, the only thing that sets me free



(Chorus)
The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in



Trying harder to conform

Every day like it’s the norm

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged lines across my mind

Waiting for the fruits of my sin



(bridge)
And the tender love, that only you can give to me, hides deep in your soul

The only thing that sets me free, yea, the only thing that sets me free



*** (Poss second extended riff here then into final chorus ???)***


(Chorus)
The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in >>> Sing this line slower into finish





By Keith Howard

JAGGED LINES

Looking back in time to when I felt fine

To carefree days when somebody says

Let’s have some fun

Our lives have just begun



(Chorus)

I need a time machine, a time machine

Take me back, take me back

Cos from what I’ve seen

Life gets way too mean



No stress no bother we had one another

Rocking and A’Rolling, nothing too controlling

Let’s have some fun

Our lives have just begun



(Chorus)

I need a time machine, a time machine

Take me back, take me back

Cos from what I’ve seen

Life gets way too mean



Good times were for taking, love was in the making

Care free minds don’t see the future signs

Let’s have some fun

Our lives have just begun



(Chorus)

I need a time machine, a time machine

Take me back, take me back

Cos from what I’ve seen

Life gets way too mean



Now we’re here it’s all become clear

Life is just a ruse for heartbreak and fear

Wish we’d just begun

Life back then was fun


(Extended Rock & Roll instrumental bridge here)

(Chorus)

I need a time machine, a time machine

Take me back, take me back

Cos from what I’ve seen

Life gets way too mean

(Shorter instrumental bridge and repeat chorus)

(Rock & Roll instrumental fade out)





By Keith Howard

I NEED A TIME MACHINE

I was seven in my playground heaven
When she said to me,
‘what you gonna be when you grow up’?
‘And would you show up on a date with me’?



At that time I had no idea
Never thought that I, would ever see her
Like I do now,
And boy she’s cute now – Lucky me!



We’d hang in the park, until it was dark
I’d look out for her, she’d look out for me
She was a tomboy,
And a really good friend to me



Freckles, jeans and a french plait,
White converse and a bob hat
She was funny, kind and sunny
But a clown to me



I remember the day, when she moved away
Her Dad’s promotion, a cause of commotion
And it seemed the end,
Of my best friend and me



As time went on, I missed her more
Until one day, a soft knock on my door
And a sweet voice -
Said, ‘Hey remember me’?



It was a surprise, in front of my eyes
There was a vision,
Of an angel before me
And inside (of) me, were flying butterflies



Once I’d been seven in my playground heaven
When she’d said to me,
‘What you gonna be when you grow up’?
‘And would you show up on a date with me’?



At that time I had no idea,
Never thought that I would ever marry her
But I have now,
And boy I’m glad now – Lucky me!



By Keith Howard

SEVEN HEAVEN

~ (N.B. Envisage a guitar riff separating each line) ~



Shadows drift across the moon

Our demons, will be rising soon

Won’t you join me baby on this black velvet night

To face the danger and return the fight



(Chorus)

Hey Demons!

Hear our thunder - Hear our roar
As we come a-banging at your door
From this night on we suffer no moreeeeee

Hey Demons! - Be gone yeaaaaaaaa



They seek us out, with jealous eyes

Must evade their hunger for spiteful lies

Remain steadfast, keep our fear unseen

No longer theirs, to torment and demean



(Chorus)

Hey Demons!
Hear our thunder - Hear our roar
As we come a-banging at your door
From this night on we suffer no moreeeeee

Hey Demons! - Be gone yeaaaaaaaa



May they be consumed, weighed down by sin

Let battle commence and revenge begin

No way for them to hurt us again

Better they should pray to be for-given



(Chorus)

Hey Demons!

Hear our thunder - Hear our roar
As we come a-banging at your door
From this night on we suffer no moreeeeee

Hey Demons! - Be gone yeaaaaaaaa



They’re too self-absorbed, unaware of our pain

We must evade their claws, lest they drive us insane

Salvation is ours, to attain

Just consider them with burning disdain



(Chorus)

Hey Demons!

Hear our thunder - Hear our roar
As we come a-banging at your door
From this night on we suffer no moreeeeee

Hey Demons! - Be gone yeaaaaaaaa





By Keith Howard

DEMONS

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(CHORUS OPENING)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



They said our chance of love was bleak

Oh, how we’ve proved them so wrong

We cherish our love’s mystique

To each other’s hearts we belong



No need to be a brand

Let’s live life in our own way

Fashion bespoke love by hand

Build precious memories each new day



(Chorus)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



We are exclusive, we’re unique

Free from love’s biased legions

Wipe sorrow’s dew from your cheek

We don’t have to give reasons



And each day as our love grows

Their toxic world begins burning

Whilst the wise amongst them know

That our love’s not for turning



(Chorus)

Sing an anthem to our love

However we feel it

Sing an anthem to our life

However we live it

Sing the joy of our hearts

Now we’re as one inside

Never to be parted

By those who seek to divide



(Repeat)







By Keith Howard

ANTHEM TO OUR LOVE

I walk along with my head down

Feeling so troubled

Yea I walk along with my head down

All I see is puddles

And who’s that guy staring back at me?

A sad reflection of who he used to be

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the rain soaks right through me

To my soul

Yea the rain soaks right through me

Leaving me cold

And who’s that guy shaking uncontrollably?

No longer the Big Shot he used to be

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the City lights burn my eyes

I can’t see

Yea the City lights burn so bright

They’re blinding me

And who’s that guy that turns his face away?

Hiding his tears but you still hear him say

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen



And the free souls they pass me by

Without a care

Yea the free souls, they pass me by

Like I’m not there

And who’s that guy avoiding everyone

Working out just what he’s running from

I’ll never learn

No, I’ll never learn



(Final Chorus)

And the preacher said, beware who you trust

Let your soul take chances if you must

But the consequences for getting it wrong

Is to suffer the guilt, your whole life long -

Amen

Amen







By Keith Howard

I'll Never Learn

Maybe us being one is wishing on a star

But I’ve long worshiped you from afar

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

I think we go together, perfectly so far



Don’t tell me that you’re washing your hair

Or pretend to me that you just don’t care

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

We’re destined to be together - So there!



(Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



You may think black when I think white

But it doesn’t mean together, that we’re not right

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

And Cupid has us lined up, in his sight



Give me a smile instead of a frown

Let’s both take things up instead of down

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

This King wants his Queen to be crowned



(Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



You may run fast but you just can’t hide

When the door to your heart is open wide

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

Let’s take love, along for a ride



When you’ve finished playing hard to get

I can give you times that you won’t forget

Cos Baby on the matter of you and me

I just don’t give up too easily

Gonna steal your heart yet – Just you see!



(Final Chorus)

Baby we can just agree to disagree

When one and two makes three for you

It means something bigger for me

Falling out is par for the course

Sure, we’ve all had times when we’ve backed the wrong horse

But Baby we’re both winners – You'll see!



By Keith Howard

BABY ON THE MATTER OF YOU AND ME

(Opening chorus Intro – Sing as duet)



Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more (Possibly repeat)



Will I ever learn

That when I try to love

I just crash and burn



This has been a tragedy

Heart-ache for you and me

At every turn



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



I keep picking them (em) wrong

That’s why my poor heart

Keeps singing this song



You must understand

I need somebody

Who’s in-tune with my band



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



Need some blue sky thinking

Instead of sinking

I need to fly



Have to find somebody

Who instead of bickering

Sees eye to eye



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



Don’t (wanna) want to do it

But I’m going through with it

Can’t take no more



Life has been crazy

Toxic and hazy

Seems such a chore



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



Don’t try and prevent me

You just leave me empty

And I’m moving on



You don’t understand me

Not where I’m heading to

Or coming from



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



Love should be utter bliss

I’m worth much more than this

Things have been hell



So, I’m calling time on us

Not going to look back

But I wish you well



(Chorus – duet)

Fingers burnt (Ouch they’re stinging)

Lesson Learnt ((Alarm bells ringing)

Pack my things (Walk out that door)

Look back no more



*** Possibly repeat verses one and two and harmonize - Then play out with duet chorus ***







By Keith Howard

FINGERS BURNT LESSON LEARNT

(Possible acoustic guitar/synth intro then into chorus opening >>>

(Chorus)
The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in



Thoughts are turning colder

My demons getting bolder

Trying hard to work their way in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the blackness within



(Bridge)
And the ray of light, that only you can offer me

Hides deep in your soul,

The only thing that sets me free, yea, the only thing that sets me free



(Chorus)
The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in



Black clouds building in the sky

Raindrops hide tears as I cry

Waiting for my sorrow again

Jagged lines across my mind

Waiting for remorse to begin



(bridge)
And the star of hope, that only you can offer me

Hides deep in your soul

The only thing that sets me free, yea, the only thing that sets me free



***(Possible extended guitar riff here, instead of below chorus ???)***

The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in



Rolling waves of despair

Crash around me everywhere

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged lines across my mind

Waiting for the turmoil again



(bridge)
And the power to forgive, that only you can offer me

Hides deep in your soul

The only thing that sets me free, yea, the only thing that sets me free



(Chorus)
The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in



Trying harder to conform

Every day like it’s the norm

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged lines across my mind

Waiting for the fruits of my sin



(bridge)
And the tender love, that only you can give to me, hides deep in your soul

The only thing that sets me free, yea, the only thing that sets me free



*** (Poss second extended riff here then into final chorus ???)***


(Chorus)
The cracks in the ceiling reflect the way I’m feeling

Waiting for the roof to fall in

Jagged Lines across my mind

Waiting for the roof to fall in >>> Sing this line slower into finish





By Keith Howard

JAGGED LINES

Looking back in time to when I felt fine

To carefree days when somebody says

Let’s have some fun

Our lives have just begun



(Chorus)

I need a time machine, a time machine

Take me back, take me back

Cos from what I’ve seen

Life gets way too mean



No stress no bother we had one another

Rocking and A’Rolling, nothing too controlling

Let’s have some fun

Our lives have just begun



(Chorus)

I need a time machine, a time machine

Take me back, take me back

Cos from what I’ve seen

Life gets way too mean



Good times were for taking, love was in the making

Care free minds don’t see the future signs

Let’s have some fun

Our lives have just begun



(Chorus)

I need a time machine, a time machine

Take me back, take me back

Cos from what I’ve seen

Life gets way too mean



Now we’re here it’s all become clear

Life is just a ruse for heartbreak and fear

Wish we’d just begun

Life back then was fun


(Extended Rock & Roll instrumental bridge here)

(Chorus)

I need a time machine, a time machine

Take me back, take me back

Cos from what I’ve seen

Life gets way too mean

(Shorter instrumental bridge and repeat chorus)

(Rock & Roll instrumental fade out)





By Keith Howard

I NEED A TIME MACHINE


About Me

Bio

Description:
I have loved writing since I was young and have discovered that writing for a prolific passion of mine, that is MUSIC is so rewarding.

I consider myself a good lyricist who pays attention to alliteration, good hooks and telling a story in my songs. I grew up listening to 60's/70's/80's music but also love Indie, EDM and House too - In other words I find that having an eclectic taste, means I can be quite flexible in my writing style.

Who has influenced me? - Well that list has to include the following to name but a few: Lennon & McCartney, Bernie Taupin & Elton John, Jeff Lynne, David Bowie, Eric Woolfson & Alan Parsons, John Miles.

CV/History

I can't offer a musical CV/History as such - My background is in Team Management & Neighbourhood Policing - My songs are based on life experience, observation and contemplation, either relating to my own experience, or someone else's..I'm in the purgatory world (no doubt experienced by many lyricists), where I'm unable to write/play the score but can clearly hear the music to the majority of my songs in my head - I'm therefore happy to consider any collaboration offers from musicians/producers to help me take things forward. Thanks for reading.

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