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GAMES


Verse 1


It’s way past midnight…. And here we go again
This comical routine playing out ……. Why all of the pretense?
It’s too late for coffee ……. You just want me to come in
What we did last weekend…….. how can you say we’re just friends?

Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know







Verse 2

Why we keeping this a secret? ………. Why aren’t we out on the town?
Why is it always after hours?.......... When you ask me to come ‘round
You know I want you baby, ………By the way I chase you ‘round
You got me jumping through hoops baby ……..But you keep me in the background

Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know


Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know

Games

Sweet Talking Me

Verse 1

You know you look so
Good to me
You know you got a way of
Tempting me
I really shouldn’t be
Out tonight
But I can’t seem to stop this
Wanting inside

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me

Verse 2

You’re like a magnet baby
Attracting me
Got no defenses
You make me weak
Keep coming back
That spell on me
Now don’t leave me waiting
Down on my knees

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me



Bridge (softly)

You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me
You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me
You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me

Sweet Talking Me

Coming Back Strong

Verse 1

It’s like something, under my skin
Breaking out and breeding within

It’s like a lightning flash
No more stumbling through
I’m storming back

Pre Chorus

Watch this space
Remember my face

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Verse 2

You can’t, put out this fire
It’s in my blood
And it takes me higher

Do you know what I mean?
It’s all or nothing
There’s nowhere in between

Pre Chorus

No one can take
This feeling away

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Bridge

And when it’s all said and done
I just feel like
I’m back where I belong

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Coming Back Strong


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GAMES


Verse 1


It’s way past midnight…. And here we go again
This comical routine playing out ……. Why all of the pretense?
It’s too late for coffee ……. You just want me to come in
What we did last weekend…….. how can you say we’re just friends?

Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know







Verse 2

Why we keeping this a secret? ………. Why aren’t we out on the town?
Why is it always after hours?.......... When you ask me to come ‘round
You know I want you baby, ………By the way I chase you ‘round
You got me jumping through hoops baby ……..But you keep me in the background

Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know


Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know

Games

Sweet Talking Me

Verse 1

You know you look so
Good to me
You know you got a way of
Tempting me
I really shouldn’t be
Out tonight
But I can’t seem to stop this
Wanting inside

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me

Verse 2

You’re like a magnet baby
Attracting me
Got no defenses
You make me weak
Keep coming back
That spell on me
Now don’t leave me waiting
Down on my knees

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me



Bridge (softly)

You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me
You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me
You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me

Sweet Talking Me

Coming Back Strong

Verse 1

It’s like something, under my skin
Breaking out and breeding within

It’s like a lightning flash
No more stumbling through
I’m storming back

Pre Chorus

Watch this space
Remember my face

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Verse 2

You can’t, put out this fire
It’s in my blood
And it takes me higher

Do you know what I mean?
It’s all or nothing
There’s nowhere in between

Pre Chorus

No one can take
This feeling away

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Bridge

And when it’s all said and done
I just feel like
I’m back where I belong

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Coming Back Strong

Holding On

Chorus

I’m 2 minutes from breaking down
Inside, I’m screaming out
Hold on, I’m holding, holding on

I’m 2 minutes from losing my mind
Can’t fight all this pain inside
But hold on, I’m holding, holding on

Verse 1

These eyes are betraying me
I swore no tears would fall
Every piece of me, is failing, failing me

Verse 2

Now nothing is my own
It’s bare for all to see
I can’t hide, how this is hurting me

Chorus

I’m 2 minutes from breaking down
Inside, I’m screaming out
Hold on, I’m holding, holding on

I’m 2 minutes from losing my mind
Can’t fight all this pain inside
But hold on, I’m holding, holding on

Bridge

But I’ll hold on
Keep holding on
And I will try to be strong
I’ll keep holding
Keep holding on
Keep trying to move on

Chorus

I’m 2 minutes from breaking down
Inside, I’m screaming out
Hold on, I’m holding, holding on

I’m 2 minutes from losing my mind
Can’t fight all this pain inside
But hold on, I’m holding, holding on

Holding On

Burning Bridges

Verse 1

We’ve been burning bridges baby
And it’s such a shame
Beyond control now
More than I can take

Verse 2

These bridges on fire baby
Time to make a break
Caught up in the crossfire baby
With no escape

Chorus

Burning down our bridges baby
Burned down to ash
Burned down our bridges baby
No way back


Burned down our bridges baby
Burned them down flat
Burned down our bridges baby
Now we can’t get, can’t get it back

Verse 3

No there’s no more fire
There’s no more flame
Just cold ashes
Nothing remains

Verse 4

There’s no more fuel
Nothing left to burn
We started a bonfire baby
And we watched it burn
Yeah, we watched it burn

Chorus

Burning down our bridges baby
Burned down to ash
Burned down our bridges baby
No way back


Burned down our bridges baby
Burned them down flat
Burned down our bridges baby
Now we can’t get, can’t get it back

Bridge

Ooh, Burning
Ooh, watch it burn
Ooh, Burning
Ooh, watch it burn

Chorus

Burning down our bridges baby
Burned down to ash
Burned down our bridges baby
No way back


Burned down our bridges baby
Burned them down flat
Burned down our bridges baby
Now we can’t get, can’t get it back

Chorus

Burning down our bridges baby
Burned down to ash
Burned down our bridges baby
No way back


Burned down our bridges baby
Burned them down flat
Burned down our bridges baby
Now we can’t get, can’t get it back

Burning Bridges

A simple song, inspired by all the people protesting.
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Turn Around

Verse 1

I can see daylight
Behind these closed doors
I can see highlights
From the days before
And I get a little restless
What’s it all been for?
I can see daylight
And it’s worth waiting for

Chorus

So, I will
Wait a little longer
Get a little stronger
And it will turn, turn around
Breathe little lighter
We’re all born fighters
And it will turn, turn around

Verse 2

I can see street lights
So, I know that it’s late
Don’t worry about the spotlights
It’s all part of the game
It’s getting a little rough
We’re all feeling the pain
Can you see the street lights?
Outside your place

Chorus

So, I will
Wait a little longer
Get a little stronger
And it will turn, turn around
Breathe little lighter
We’re all born fighters
And it will turn, turn around


Bridge

So, can you see the street lights?
It will soon be daylight
Don’t worry about the spotlight
When you leave this behind
When you leave this behind

Chorus

So, I will
Wait a little longer
Get a little stronger
And it will turn, turn around
Breathe little lighter
We’re all born fighters
And it will turn, turn around

Turn Around

Wont go too far Tonight

Verse 1
Can't be held responsible
When I'm drinking too much
And acting like a fool
But it's alright...........wont go too far tonight

Verse 2
Picking up the tab
Wanna be the man
Party with my friends til 4 am
But it's alright..........wont go too far tonight

Chorus
Been working all week
I need some time out
Wanna kick up my heels
And let my hair down
And ooh, raise the roof
Having a good time now

Verse 3
Having a load of fun
Not hurting no-one
Singing out loud to the latest song
And it's alright ...........wont go too far tonight

Verse 4
Check out my style
Think I'm looking pretty fine
Dancing around, man, it's a really great night !
And it's alright........ wont go too far tonight

Chorus
Been working all week
I need some time out
Wanna kick up my heels
And let my hair down
And ooh, raise the roof
Having a good time now

Bridge
There's someone at the bar
Looking so good to me
Yeah, but maybe, a little outta my league
But it's alright ....... wont go too far tonight

Chorus
Been working all week
I need some time out
Wanna kick up my heels
And let my hair down
And ooh, raise the roof
Having a good time now

Outro

Even though it's gonna be a big night
It will be alright
Cos, I wont go too far tonight

Wont Go Too Far Tonight

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GAMES


Verse 1


It’s way past midnight…. And here we go again
This comical routine playing out ……. Why all of the pretense?
It’s too late for coffee ……. You just want me to come in
What we did last weekend…….. how can you say we’re just friends?

Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know







Verse 2

Why we keeping this a secret? ………. Why aren’t we out on the town?
Why is it always after hours?.......... When you ask me to come ‘round
You know I want you baby, ………By the way I chase you ‘round
You got me jumping through hoops baby ……..But you keep me in the background

Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know


Chorus

What’s with these games baby?
What’s with the show?
Why you ghosting me today baby?
Don’t you want your friends to know?
Say, they all know,
I said, they all know

Games

Sweet Talking Me

Verse 1

You know you look so
Good to me
You know you got a way of
Tempting me
I really shouldn’t be
Out tonight
But I can’t seem to stop this
Wanting inside

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me

Verse 2

You’re like a magnet baby
Attracting me
Got no defenses
You make me weak
Keep coming back
That spell on me
Now don’t leave me waiting
Down on my knees

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me



Bridge (softly)

You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me
You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me
You’re just like honey baby
So sweet to me

Chorus

I know you’re no good baby
No good for me
Can’t seem to stay away
Your hold on me
Some kind of curse somebody
Put on me
But baby, baby, baby, baby- baby
Keep sweet talking me
Keep sweet talking me

Sweet Talking Me

Coming Back Strong

Verse 1

It’s like something, under my skin
Breaking out and breeding within

It’s like a lightning flash
No more stumbling through
I’m storming back

Pre Chorus

Watch this space
Remember my face

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Verse 2

You can’t, put out this fire
It’s in my blood
And it takes me higher

Do you know what I mean?
It’s all or nothing
There’s nowhere in between

Pre Chorus

No one can take
This feeling away

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Bridge

And when it’s all said and done
I just feel like
I’m back where I belong

Chorus

Well, I’ve been revving up
You can’t bring me down
Fate dumps you in a place
Then turns you round
Thought my better days
Were dead and gone
But look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong
Well, look at me standing
And I’m coming back strong

Coming Back Strong

Holding On

Chorus

I’m 2 minutes from breaking down
Inside, I’m screaming out
Hold on, I’m holding, holding on

I’m 2 minutes from losing my mind
Can’t fight all this pain inside
But hold on, I’m holding, holding on

Verse 1

These eyes are betraying me
I swore no tears would fall
Every piece of me, is failing, failing me

Verse 2

Now nothing is my own
It’s bare for all to see
I can’t hide, how this is hurting me

Chorus

I’m 2 minutes from breaking down
Inside, I’m screaming out
Hold on, I’m holding, holding on

I’m 2 minutes from losing my mind
Can’t fight all this pain inside
But hold on, I’m holding, holding on

Bridge

But I’ll hold on
Keep holding on
And I will try to be strong
I’ll keep holding
Keep holding on
Keep trying to move on

Chorus

I’m 2 minutes from breaking down
Inside, I’m screaming out
Hold on, I’m holding, holding on

I’m 2 minutes from losing my mind
Can’t fight all this pain inside
But hold on, I’m holding, holding on

Holding On

Burning Bridges

Verse 1

We’ve been burning bridges baby
And it’s such a shame
Beyond control now
More than I can take

Verse 2

These bridges on fire baby
Time to make a break
Caught up in the crossfire baby
With no escape

Chorus

Burning down our bridges baby
Burned down to ash
Burned down our bridges baby
No way back


Burned down our bridges baby
Burned them down flat
Burned down our bridges baby
Now we can’t get, can’t get it back

Verse 3

No there’s no more fire
There’s no more flame
Just cold ashes
Nothing remains

Verse 4

There’s no more fuel
Nothing left to burn
We started a bonfire baby
And we watched it burn
Yeah, we watched it burn

Chorus

Burning down our bridges baby
Burned down to ash
Burned down our bridges baby
No way back


Burned down our bridges baby
Burned them down flat
Burned down our bridges baby
Now we can’t get, can’t get it back

Bridge

Ooh, Burning
Ooh, watch it burn
Ooh, Burning
Ooh, watch it burn

Chorus

Burning down our bridges baby
Burned down to ash
Burned down our bridges baby
No way back


Burned down our bridges baby
Burned them down flat
Burned down our bridges baby
Now we can’t get, can’t get it back

Chorus

Burning down our bridges baby
Burned down to ash
Burned down our bridges baby
No way back


Burned down our bridges baby
Burned them down flat
Burned down our bridges baby
Now we can’t get, can’t get it back

Burning Bridges

A simple song, inspired by all the people protesting.
Play Now

It's All About Love


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