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Bulletproof vest
Fools for legends
One for the road
Prima donna
A child is born
Jericho is calling
Leaving Verona
Rain goodbye
Under fire
Fighting for me

 

Bullet proof vest

Look at you standin’there
Like you’re ten feet tall
Self proclamed star you are
You know the louder they come, the harder they will fall

You’ve been given the gift of gab
An enchanting tongue
People either buy your blab
Or could it just be that they see through you all along

Chorus:
You’re tougher than the rest
Better than the best
You’ve got a tattoo on your chest
You’ve got a bullet proof vest

All the laughter and the scorn
Should take some toll
You just turn around, lend no ear,
Grab a beer and off you go on a roll

It won’t cut to the bone
You don’t seem confused
It’s not a matter of backbone
Is it a family thing, or what is your excuse

Chorus:
You’re better than the best
You rise above the rest
You can win the west
With your bullet proof vest

bridge:
The bullet proof vest can get you somewhere
It can also get you nowhere at all
The bullet proof vest gives you protection
But it can not stop a weary head from crashing to the imaginary wall

Chorus:
How long will it last
To always be the best
Man, I think you’re blessed
With your bullet proof vest

Fools for legends

Do you wanna make a name for yourself?
Or is it big enough as it is?
Do want to be remembered a while from now
Ir is it good enough as it is?

Do you want to live forever
Get your name on the wall of fame ?
Do you want them to raise a museum for you
A museum with your name?

Being famous was easy enough
The stage was your footstool
We got fools for legends
And the legend is a fool

You got your name in the paper
You got your name in the magazines
How I’d love to be the owner of
One of your mistery figureens

Up and downtown in your designer clothes
Making up your own rules
We got fools for legends and the legend is a fool

Shittin beside the pan
Thinkin your the man
Sniffin’cocaine in the whirlpool

A girl on every finger
Thinking that will linger
With the drugs that will keep you cool

Solo op

Are you famous for your qualities?
Are you famous for what makes you good?
Are you not afraid to create the wrong idea?
Not afraid to be misunderstood?

While your are the big one
You fill the room
Singing loud that she believes in you
We’ve got fools for legends
And the legend is a fool

Shed another tear
Cuttin of an ear
Pulling hard on the steering wheel

Get the people numb
Beatin’on the drum
Making beats beside the wheels of steel / vinyl

Do you want to make a name for yourself
Or is it big enough as it is?
Dot you want to be remembered a while from now
Or is it good enough as it is?

What kind of crazy world is this today
That we adore the ones we ridicule
We got fools for legends
And the legend is a fool
The legend is a fool
A legendary fool


One for the road


I’ve never been much of a spokesman
Not the man of many words
I’m not the guy withe one-liners and the quotes
But here’s one thing I need to say to you
A message in a song
One message only, one for the road

Did I point out enough how much I felt for you?
Was I worth all of your while?
Did my moodswings caused your sweetheart to explode?
Here’s a message of appreciation
A message of goodbye (dat goodbye dat vind ik minder)
One message only, one for the road

Chorus:
One for the road
One to help you carry on your load
One for the raod
One for every song that you wrote
Now here’s one for you, one for the road
Here’s one for you, one for the road

Chorus:
One for the road
One for every wagon that you’ve towed
One for the road
One for every song that you wrote
This one’s for you, one for the road
This one’s for you, one for the road.


Prima Donna


Prima Donna ’s got his own cafe
Not really his, but that’s how he’ll put it anyway
Prima Donna says he’s got it made
Sellimg empty dreams (bottles) isn’t everybody’s trade
How are you doing Prima Donna?
You’ve got a shirt with your name?
Would you like to be admitted
To the local hall of fame?


Life is a party, so sing and dance along
Just follow fashion and man…you’re doing nothing wrong
Blues and rock ’n roll are not your style
Maybe you want to change your path of life for a while?
What are you doing, Prima Donna?
Are you doing oke?
Will the memory of your strutting around town last longer than a day?

Chorus
Maybe I’m hard on you, and I shouldn’t be
You had a mother as well
But if I think you’re a loser, so it will be
It might just show you never can tell
And if I ask you what has happened since it all began
You can always ask the dj to play your sad song….
Again and again

Prima Donna’s got the biggest plans
About the wine and dine, the drink and the dance
Chill station and the chill out food
The fresh beats and the funky grooves
Where does it lead to Prima Donna?
Will it explode in your face
Will the memory of your puni presence slowly vanish in the haze?

Chorus
Maybe I’m hard on you, and I shouldn’t be
You had a mother as well
But if I think you’re a loser, so it will be
It might just show you never can tell
And if I ask you what has happened since it all began
I can allready hear the dj play your sad song….
Again and again

A child is born



Looking for salvation
A place in the sun
Down on this creation
A place where you belong
Where you belong

Looking for some friendship
In a glimpse or a smile
Looking for a friend that might be worth your while
Be worth your while

But hush now baby a child is born
A child is born
Nothing in this world is hopeless nor forlorn
When a child is born

You say I don’t show
the things you dispise
But both our lands are drifting
far away from our eyes
far away from our eyes

You hold your bars in your hands
And I do hold mine
Now we both got our senses
Doing overtime
Doing overtime

But hush now baby a child is born
A child is born
There ain’t no need to feel neglected and torn (apart)
Whean a child is born

You say no wall can hold you back
From what you’re trying to achieve
And you built yourself a crazy world
Of make-belief

You’re stuck inside a dreamworld
you never came to kill
Now after all these years you come to
Pay your bill
Com to pay your bill

But hush now baby a child is born
A child is born
Tulips wither and roses have thorns
Burt a child is born

A child is born
A child is born
So don’t you worry ‘bout the laughter and the scorn
For a child is born


JERICHO IS CALLING


The fairy-tale fireworks go off over
little Eden tonight
It never causes for everyone
the same amount of delight

The angels must be willing to allow everyone
a share of the light
But bittersweet tears are cried
behind this beautiful sight

CHORUS:

Jericho is calling
Jerusalem is falling
I am still strawling
through the streets of this nowhere town

The local fair gives you no reason
to have any reason for doubt
Everybody wants to have
a piece of the action

The lonesome little man behind the counter says:
Tell me what do you want
And I say: Give me a ticket for a ride
on your latest attraction


CHORUS:



Where did you come from my beautiful
I never saw you before
With your golden chains and your perfume of
Christian Dior

Did you trace my footsteps inside the
Department store
Is there room in your heart for me?
Is there room on your floor?


CHORUS:

Leaving Verona

The promenades are empty now
The people of the Opera have all gone home
I need some one to hold me now
‘couldn’t bear to spend the night alone

I meet you down at Piazza Bra, on the terrace-side
Your eyes are open and you don’t (seem to) have so much to hide
In the darkness you must have spread some light
As a comfort for the night