Laughing Into 1939

Album: Between The Wars (1995)
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  • Party hat and satin dress
    Silver paper curled in her long black hair
    Tapping one small elegant shoe in time
    Oh, the way she plays with them
    Smile at one, then dance with another
    Pretty soon they're forming up a line
    And she's laughing, laughing into 1939
    Oh, laughing, laughing into 1939

    Oh, the party draws them in
    It breathes and moves
    To a life its own
    In its arms it's gathering all time
    From the dark he watches her
    Moving in and out of the bobbing crowd
    If she even notices, she gives no sign
    And she's laughing, laughing into 1939
    Oh, laughing, laughing into 1939

    For tonight is New Year's Eve
    Uncork your spirits and welcome it in
    Who knows what it's got up its sleeve
    Can't wait for it all to begin
    Stand by the girl with the purple balloon
    The look in her eyes just lights up the room
    In the corner of her smile
    She'll be seeing you soon
    Under a mistletoe moon

    Out on to the balcony
    Come the King and Queen
    And the crowd go wild
    He's a little bit nervous
    But that's just fine
    And they're laughing, laughing into 1939
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  • Matt from CaThe girl in the first two verses is the UK, being watched by Germany.
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