JAM

Going Underground

Dreams Of Children

Start

Town Called Malice

Precious

Beat Surrender

GOING UNDERGROUND - 22/03/1980
AA with DREAMS OF CHILDREN
3 weeks at #1 - 15 weeks on chart

Some people might say my life is in a rut
But I'm quite happy with what I got
People might say that I should strive for more
But I'm so happy I can't see the point
Somethings happening here today
A show of strength with your boy's brigade and
I'm so happy and you're so kind
You want more money of course I don't mind
To buy nuclear textbooks for atomic crimes
And the public gets what the public wants
But I want nothing this society's got
I'm going underground, (going underground)
Well the brass bands play and feet start to pound
Going underground, (going underground)
Well let the boys all sing and let the boys all shout for tomorrow

Some people might get some pleasure out of hate
Me, I've enough already on my plate
People might need some tension to relax
Me, I'm too busy dodging 'tween the flak

What you see is what you get
You've made your bed, you better lie in it
You choose your leaders and place your trust
As their lies wash you down and their promises rust
You'll see kidney machines replaced by rockets and guns
And the public wants what the public gets
But I don't get what this society wants
I'm going underground, (going underground)
Well the brass bands play and feet start to pound
Going underground, (going underground)
So let the boys all sing and let the boys all shout for tomorrow

We talk and talk until my head explodes
I turn on the news and my body froze
The braying sheep on my TV screen
Make this boy shout, make this boy scream

Going underground, I'm going underground
I'm going underground, I'm going underground

The braying sheep on my TV screen
Make this boy shout, make this boy scream

Going underground, well the brass bands play and feet start to pound
Going underground, let the boys all sing and let the boys all shout
Going underground, well the brass bands play and feet start to pound
Going underground, let the boys all sing and let the boys all shout for tomorrow

DREAMS OF CHILDREN - 22/03/1980
AA with GOING UNDERGROUND
3 weeks at #1 - 15 weeks on chart

I sat alone with the dreams of children
Weeping willows and tall dark buildings and
I've caught a fashion from the dreams of children
But woke up sweating from this modern nightmare, and
I was alone, no one was there
I was alone, no one was there

I caught a glimpse from the dreams of children
I got a feeling of optimism
But woke up to a grey and lonely picture
The streets below left me feeling dirty, and
I was alone, no one was there
I was alone, no one was there

Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight
Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight

I fell in love with the dreams of children
I saw a vision of all the happy days
I've caught a fashion from the dreams of children
But woke up sweating from this modern nightmare, and
I was alone, no one was there
I was alone, no one was there

Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight
Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight
You will choke on your dreams tonight
Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight
Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight
You will crack on your dreams tonight

START - 06/09/1980
1 week at #1 - 10 weeks on chart

It's not important for you to know my name
Nor I to know yours
If we communicate for two minutes only
It will be enough

For knowing that someone in this world
Feels as desperate as me
And what you give is what you get

It doesn't matter if we never meet again
What we have said will always remain
If we get through for two minutes only
It will be a start

For knowing that someone in this life
Loves with a passion called hate
And what you give is what you get

If I never ever see you (If I never ever see you)
If I never ever see you (If I never ever see you)
If I never ever see you again

If I never ever see you (See you, see you)
If I never ever see you (See you, see you)
If I never ever see you again

And what you give is what you get
And what you give is what you get
And what you give is what you get
And what you give is what you get

TOWN CALLED MALICE - 13/02/1982
AA with PRECIOUS
3 week at #1 - 9 weeks on chart

Better stop dreaming of the quiet life
'Cos it's the one we'll never know
And quit running for that runaway bus
'Cos those rosy days are few
And stop apologising for the things you've never done
'Cos time is short and life is cruel
But it's up to us to change
This town called malice

Rows and rows of disused milk floats
Stand dying in the dairy yard
And a hundred lonely housewives
Clutch empty milk bottles to their hearts
Hanging out their old love letters on the line to dry
It's enough to make you stop believing
When tears come fast and furious
In a town called malice

Struggle after struggle, year after year
The atmosphere's a fine blend of ice
I'm almost stone cold dead
In a town called malice

A whole street's belief in Sunday's roast beef
gets dashed against the Co-op
To either cut down on beer or the kids new gear
It's a big decision in a town called malice

The ghost of a steam train echoes down my track
It's at the moment bound for nowhere
Just going round and round
Playground kids and creaking swings
Lost laughter in the breeze
I could go on for hours and I probably will
But I'd sooner put some joy back
In this town called malice

PRECIOUS - 13/02/1982
AA with TOWN CALLED MALICE
3 week at #1 - 9 weeks on chart

Your precious love that means so much
Will it ever stop or will I just lose touch
I know what to say but my words just fail
Is that I need it so I can't help myself
Like a hungry child I just help myself
And when I'm all full up I go out to play

Lonely as the moors on a winter's morning
Quiet as the sea on a good calm night
In your tranquil shadow I try and follow

I hear your distant show clicks
To the midnight beat
I feel trapped in sorrow
In this imagery
But that's how I am and why I need you so

But I don't mean to bleed you dry
Or take you over for the rest of your life
It's just that I need something solid in mine
Believe me baby

Your precious love that means so much
Will it ever stop or will I just lose touch
I know what to say but my words just fail

I hear your distant show clicks
To the midnight beat
I feel trapped in sorrow
In this imagery
But that's how I am and why I need you so

BEAT SURRENDER - 04/12/1982
2 weeks at #1 - 9 weeks on chart

Beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
All the things that I care about (Are packed into one punch)
All the things that I'm not sure about (are sorted out at once)

And as it was in the beginning, so shall it be in the end
That bullshit is bullshit, it just goes by different names

Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
All the things that I shout about (but never act upon)
All the courage and the dreams that I have
(But seem to wait so long)
My doubt is cast aside, watch phonies run to hide
The dignified don't even enter in the game

Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
And if you feel there's no passion
No quality sensation
Seize the young determination
Show the fakers you ain't foolin'
You'll see me come runnin'
To the sound of your strummin'
Fill my heart with joy and gladness
I've lived too long in the shadows of sadness
My doubt is cast aside, watch phonies run to hide
The dignified don't even enter in the game

Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender
Come on boy, come on girl
Succumb to the beat surrender

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