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I’ve been alone writing a tune and a melody
Waiting at home, waiting for someone to show
Trusting the moon and the stars will let the world know

I’ve been alone drawing a page and a parody
Waiting at home, waiting for God knows the phone to go
Looking behind for the sun when the moon is aglow

Why would you think I could give you sound advice on your dreams?
Silly thing
I wanted to be king, to change the world and sing to the stars
Silly thing

Be cool like Charlie Chaplin
Stand tall like big John Wayne
And I know you’ll go far
Be cool like Greta Garbo
Throw shapes like Jackie Chan
And I know you’ll go far

You’ll stay at home scuffling and chasing a destiny
Worrying soul scribbling your mark on a history
It gives not two tenths of care about you

Do what you can to soften the edges and lines of a
Barbed wire land, reach out and touch what you can
That is the point and the plan, the point and the plan

Why would you think I could give you sound advice on your dreams?
Silly thing
Don’t count wealth in sales, don’t weigh love on scales
And your dreams?
Be a kid my kid and then you’ll live
Work for working’s sake
Love for love’s own gain
Cry for loss not pain
Scream for love not hate
Walk the you walk and I’m sure you’ll move them all

Be cool like Marlon Brando
Stand proud like Muhammad Ali
And I know you’ll go far
Be strong like Uma Thurman
Have soul like John Coltrane
And I know you’ll go far

Be cool like Charlie Chaplin
Stand tall like big John Wayne
And I know you’ll go far
Be cool like Greta Garbo
Throw shapes like Jackie Chan
And I know you’ll go far

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from S​.​E​.​N​.​T. - Volume 1, released September 1, 2020

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Hope and Social Leeds

In the tradition of the travelling bands, we guess we’re a bit like a Yorkshire E-Street Band...meets Arcade Fire...meets The Faces…meets Dexys Midnight Runners…meets Prefab Sprout…at a party...in an argument about who gets to have sex with David Bowie. We're not as good at describing ourselves as others are, so...

"a big sound from this impressive outfit...inspired, anthemic, great" - Q magazine
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